HIH Claims Support Ltd v Insurance Australia Ltd

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
JudgeGummow ACJ,Hayne,Crennan,Kiefel JJ,Heydon J
Judgment Date22 August 2011
Neutral Citation[2011] HCA 31,2011-0822 HCA A
CourtHigh Court
Docket NumberM24/2011
Date22 August 2011
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18 cases
  • Marlborough District Council v Altimarloch Joint Venture Ltd
    • New Zealand
    • Supreme Court
    • March 5, 2012
    ...SLT 1123 at 1182 (Inner House), cited with approval by the High Court of Australia in HIH Claims Support Ltd v Insurance Australia Ltd [2011] HCA 31, (2011) 280 ALR 107 Altimarloch Joint Venture Ltd v Moorhouse HC Blenheim CIV-2005–406–91, 3 July 2008; Altimarloch Joint Venture Ltd v Moorho......
  • Williams v Commonwealth of Australia
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • June 20, 2012
    ...the scheme the subject of the Appropriation (HIH Assistance) Act 2001 (Cth), which was considered but not challenged in HIH Claims Support Ltd v Insurance Australia Ltd (2011) 244 CLR 72; [2011] HCA 31. 250 (2009) 240 CLR 140 at 170 [46] per French CJ, Gummow and Crennan JJ, 198 [136]–[137......
  • Lavin v Toppi
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • February 11, 2015
    ...299 [38]; [2002] HCA 17. See also Friend v Brooker (2009) 239 CLR 129; [2009] HCA 21; HIH Claims Support Ltd v Insurance Australia Ltd (2011) 244 CLR 72; [2011] HCA 5 Toppi v Lavin [2013] NSWSC 1361 at [17]. 6 [2009] NSWCA 208 . 7 Carr v Thomas [2009] NSWCA 208 at [38]. 8 Toppi v Lavin [201......
  • Marlborough District Council v Altimarloch Joint Venture
    • New Zealand
    • Supreme Court
    • March 5, 2012
    ...SLT 1123 at 1182 (Inner House), cited with approval by the High Court of Australia in HIH Claims Support Ltd v Insurance Australia Ltd [2011] HCA 31, (2011) 280 ALR Class A and none of the Class B rights could be supplied. The vendors‘ agents had overlooked the fact that the missing rights ......
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2 firm's commentaries
  • High Court says there's no double insurance if there's no common burden
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • September 7, 2011
    ...some more light on this complex issue, although its answers won't please all insurers (HIH Claims Support Ltd v Insurance Australia Ltd [2011] HCA 31). Oh no, my insurer has gone Mr Steele's scaffolding business was sub-contracted to erect a scaffold as part of the 1998 Australian Grand Pri......
  • Duelling Indemnities: HIH continues to have impact: case law on equitable contribution
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • March 24, 2012
    ...in relation to equitable principles of dual insurance. The decision of the High Court in HIH Claims Support Ltd v Insurance Australia Ltd [2011] HCA 31 (the HCSL case) provides a useful statement of the principles of equitable contribution and when the obligations of two or more parties may......
1 books & journal articles
  • UNJUST ENRICHMENT IN AUSTRALIA: WHAT IS(N'T) IT? IMPLICATIONS FOR LEGAL REASONING AND PRACTICE.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 43 No. 3, April 2020
    • April 1, 2020
    ...(88) See, eg, Friend (n 37) 134 (French CJ, Gummow, Hayne, Heydon and Bell JJ); HIH Claims Support Ltd v Insurance Australia Ltd (2011) 244 CLR 72, 87-90 [36]-[48] (Gummow ACJ, Hayne, Crennan and Kiefel JJ); Lavin v Toppi (2015) 254 CLR 459, 469 [32] (French CJ, Kiefel, Bell, Gageler and Ke......

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