Wild v FSS Trustee Corporation [2017]

Link: Wild v FSS Trustee Corporation [2017] NSWSC 237 (10 March 2017)   Wild v FSS Trustee Corporation [2017] is a recent decision of the Supreme Court regarding a claim for Total and Permanent Disablement (TPD) brought by an ex police officer plaintiff against the trustee First State Super (FSS) & the insurer MetLife. I…

Welcome 2017!

  Just a quick note to welcome our clients and supporters into 2017 and the year ahead. We will be back at our desks from Wednesday 11 January 2017 and we look forward to meeting with you all and working hard for you in respect of your legal matters. 2016 was a challenging but very…

‘Insult to Injury’ – 4 Corners Expose

Recently, 4 Corners presented a story regarding the treatment of ex-police officers by insurance companies when pursuing compensation claims. John Cox was asked to provide commentary from a legal perspective as a representative of many police in this situation. The show featured two of our brave clients who told their harrowing stories. ‘Insult to Injury’…

Open Letter to MetLife Insurance Ltd

Open Letter to MetLife Insurance Limited – 9 September 2016   We have sent a letter today to MetLife Insurance Ltd (link: open-letter-to-metlife-9-9-16) following its announcement that it would no longer use surveillance in respect of TPD claims for psychological injury. A number of legal issues arise out of this announcement (link: metlife-press-release) especially in respect of TPD claimants…