total and permanent disability (TPD) policy

Insurance

How to tackle aggressive insurance litigation

Fund executive and lawyer David Galloway proposes a method for how funds should manage lawyers who launch insurance litigation before there’s anything to argue about. Lawyers who get involved in death and disablement claims tend to fall into two categories. The largest is where the lawyer advises their client well, ensures a rapid flow of […]
Insurance

DisabilityCare Australia and group insurance

It’s a rare event to have a bill introduced into parliament by a tearful Prime Minister, but the DisabilityCare Australia 2013 bill – which will help pay for the national disability insurance scheme by raising the medicare levy from 1.5 to 2 per cent – had such an auspicious beginning. Watched by disability advocates in the […]