Alex advises and represents workers’ compensation and general insurers and large corporate self-insurers in personal injury liability litigation, work injury claims and property damage claims. He heads McCabe Curwood WA’s workers’ compensation teams for multiple national insurers.
Alex is also the supervising principal of the WA recoveries team which handles hundreds of recovery claims each year for several insurers which invoice motor vehicle, domestic and commercial property claims and stock and equipment loss. His team of junior and senior lawyers and law clerks deliver experienced legal knowledge and cost-effective service taking a focused and commercial approach.
Alex has worked exclusively in insurance litigation since 1990. Over that time, he has managed thousands of claims and achieved an exceptional track record of effective negotiation, early negotiated outcomes where appropriate, and robust litigation.
He has a thorough understanding of the principles involved in the assessment of property damage claims and workers’ compensation entitlements and common law damages, enabling him to make accurate and timely assessments.
Alex carefully considers recovery prospects for each matter, providing commercial and practical advice in this regard.
Alex works with his insurer clients, respecting and valuing their industry and commercial experience. He has gained valuable insights into the mutual benefits which flow from such a complementary working relationship.
He is convinced that a team-based approach between lawyer and insurer client will achieve the most favourable results.
Fraud and Investigations
Personal Injury Claims
Australian Insurance Law Association