Swashplate Pty Ltd v Liberty Mutual Insurance Company trading as Liberty International Underwriters

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtFederal Court
Judgment Date2020
Date2020
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3 firm's commentaries
  • Bad Packing ' Deemed "packing" And The Attachment Of Risk Under The ICC(A) 2009
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • September 21, 2020
    ...result in the insurance attaching before stowage of the container was carried out. The first instance judgment At first instance [2020] 1 Lloyd's Rep 592 the single Allsop CJ, held that, on a true construction of the insurance contract in its commercial and contractual context, including th......
  • The Swashplate Case & The Importance Of Timing To Coverage Of Risks
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • February 4, 2020
    ...Introduction recent Federal Court of Australia judgment in Swashplate Pty Ltd v Liberty Mutual Insurance Company [2020] FCA 15 (16 January 2020) concerned the entitlement to indemnity for damage under a Cargo Insurance The case highlights the importance for underwriters, brokers and insured......
  • Helicopter damage insurance claim highlights importance of time zones with attachment of marine cargo cover
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • March 9, 2020
    ...in the Federal Court of Australia in Swashplate Pty Ltd v Liberty Mutual Insurance Company trading as Liberty International Underwriters [2020] FCA 15 highlighted the importance of ensuring there is a proper understanding of the relevant time zone for attachment of risk under a marine cargo......

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