November 16, 2016

Beware of Falling Branches!

We have recently received notification of two General & Product Liability claims involving damage to parked cars as a result of falling branches. The first claim […]
November 16, 2016

Water Damage due to Sprinkler Activation

This claim relates to water damage following the activation of an automatic sprinkler in an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) control cabinet following the apparent failure of […]
November 16, 2016

University Suffers Data Centre Fire

The fire alarm in one of the Member’s data centres was activated at 4.10am on Sunday 22 August. The alarm had been activated by smoke triggering […]
November 16, 2016

Universities Sustain Heavy Losses During March Storms

As was widely reported at the time, Greater Melbourne, as well as other centres in the state, was hit by a severe storm on 6 March […]
November 16, 2016

Loss of Equipment Moored in Southern Ocean

This claim relates to the loss of a deep sea mooring in the Great Southern Ocean. The mooring consists of a weight, several kilometres of line, […]
November 16, 2016

Claims Corner – Liability Arising out of Non-Compliant Steps

In July 2006, a student at a Member university took a seat in the wrong lecture theatre. When she realised her mistake, she got up from […]
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