Maxwell v Highway Hauliers Pty Ltd [2014] HCA 33

ON 10 SEPTEMBER 2014, the High Court of Australia delivered Maxwell v Highway Hauliers Pty Ltd [2014] HCA 33 (10 September 2014).

The High Court dismissed a decision of the Western Australian Court of Appeal regarding the Insurance Contracts Act 1984 (Cth).

The High Court held that s54(1) of the Insurance Contracts Act 1984 (Cth) operated to require an insurer to indemnify an insured who had failed to comply with an endorsement forming part of the contract.

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