Insurers take comfort from recent High Court decision CGU Insurance Limited v Porthouse
This article reports on and considers the implications of the High Court’s decision in CGU Insurance Limited v Porthouse which concerned the relevance of an insured’s subjective interpretation of relevant facts for the operation of a ‘known circumstances’ exclusion.
Significant cases, legislation or articles referred to
- CGU Insurance Limited v Porthouse 2008 HCA 30 (30 July 2008)
- Section 21 of the Insurance Contracts Act