Hobart-based Loss Adjuster, Louise Cooper discusses including a dispute resolution clause in a contract, and the reasons why it is such a good idea, such as having a point of reference to work through in the event of a dispute, cost minimisation, and the preservation of parties' relationships.
WA-based Loss Adjuster David Outred discusses Testing and Commissioning and its significance in Machinery Breakdown policies, emphasizing factors that may contribute to breakdown and failure in machinery, and the risks involved with writing these types of policies.
The Defects Liability period can sometimes be just as important as the construction period under the cover of a Contract Works policy. Steve Nance breaks down this type of insurance and relates it to his experience, emphasising the importance of the policy wording.
Having a good understanding of the role of service providers (such as lawyers, adjusters and investigators) can both minimise wasted costs as well as ensuring the quality of an insurer's claim service. Filip Damjanovski discusses from a liability view.
Sydney-based Liability Adjuster Derek Blackwell takes us through the process of what is involved with an Informal Settlement Conference and the benefits of running a claim to a resolution in this way. Derek has had much experience in this type of claim resolution.