Kathy’s core practice involves the defence of workers’ compensation claims, the pursuit of recovery claims on behalf of workers’ compensation insurers, and the defence of public liability claims.
In the workers’ compensation arena, Kathy has had involvement in many claims including catastrophic and complex claims. She has advised insurers across all stages of these matters, from preliminary advice only, to early resolution of suitable matters, robust defence of contentious claims, and expert advice regarding issues of policy and practice.
She provides high quality advice and representation at Conciliation and Arbitration within WorkCover WA, representation on appeals, and defence of common law workers’ compensation claims in the District Court.
Kathy’s work in the public liability space encompasses both personal injury and property damage claims and includes:
Kathy has particular experience dealing with indemnity issues arising from general insurance policies, having advised insurers on the construction and application of policy provisions and exclusion clauses in significant and complex matters.
Property Damage and Business Interruption Claims
Public Liability Personal Injury Claims
BA, LLB (Hons)
Australian Insurance Law Association