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Mark Civitella

Mark is an insurance expert who has practised exclusively in insurance litigation over a 20-year career focussed on the Perth market.

Working across all aspects of insurance law, Mark has expertise in workers’ compensation and employers’ indemnity, public and products liability, property damage, motor vehicle, occupiers’ liability and engineering and contract works claims.

Mark handles all variety of workers’ compensation claims with a special expertise in the fast developing area of psychiatric injury claims.

Mark’s advice is frequently sought in matters of statutory interpretation, policy indemnity issues, quantum for catastrophic claims and complex liability disputes. He acts for a range of insurers, self-insured corporations, insurance schemes and Local and State Government bodies.

Expertise

Mark’s expertise includes:

  • Workers’ compensation
  • Public  and products liability
  • Motor vehicle – injury and damage
  • Professional indemnity
  • Policy interpretation and coverage advice.

Professional Memberships / Accreditation & Activities

  • Recommended Lawyer,  Insurance Law, Best Lawyers in Australia.
  • Recommended Lawyer, Compulsory Third Party Insurance Lawyers (Defendant), Doyle’s Guide.
  • Leading Lawyer, Workers Compensation (Defendant), Doyle’s Guide
  • Recommended Lawyer, Public & Product Liability (Defendant), Doyle’s Guide

location

Perth

Thinking

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Gosper v Pilbara Iron Company (Services) Pty...
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Drawing the line between inference and...
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A continued examination on Australia’s...
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Kauter Investments v Arch Underwriting –...
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Mills Oakley has launched a class action…...
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Examining the Law of Dog Bites – What is...
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What is the particular risk, you plead? Ricky...
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Hauraki v Steinhoff Asia Pacific Limited...
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Delays have dangerous ends for CTP Insurer -...
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Recovery of inquest costs in subsequent civil...
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Breaking the chain of causation: Ironmonger v...
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Extending the Unfair Contract Terms Regime to...
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Force Majeure Off the Rails! Woolworths vs...
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The pursuit of resilient and insurable homes
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Dungan v Padash [2021] NSWCA 66 and the...
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A contractors obligation to familiarize...
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Interpreting commercial insurance policies -...
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Calculating economic loss - pre-existing...
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“Lacrosse” Appeal decided;
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Notices to produce - fishing expedition &...
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WorkCover Queensland can recover statutory...
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Suing insurers directly - Count Financial v...
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An inevitable surge in mental health claims
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Case Note
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Characterisation of indemnity payments and...
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New requirements for providers of insurance...
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Kremer v Sandfire Resources NL: A discussion...
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The Future of Recoveries in Class Actions –...
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High-risk cladding ban comes into effect in...
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An updated look into Business Interruption...
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A look into Business Interruption cases, both...
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Entyce Food Ingredients Pty Ltd v CGU...
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ASIC releases draft information sheet...
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Court awards $400,000 for pain and suffering...
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Nursing Board succeeds in de-registering...
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A Truckload of Reforms on the Horizon:...
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Case analysis: NIKOLICH v WEBB [2020] WASCA...
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TPD claims - beware the Date of Assessment
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Lee Mee Ko v Dr Hall & Ors [2020] VSCA 224
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East Metropolitan Health Service v Ellis: A...
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Uncertainties with the Unfair Contract Terms...
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Requesting information about a personal...
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Tightened complaint handling procedures aimed...
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Just, cheap and quick? The evolution of...
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QBE Insurance (Australia) Ltd v Allianz...
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Insurance Indemnity for work health and...
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WorkCover WA - Abolition of the...
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Lex loci and cross jurisdictional awards of...
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Entitlement to Damages for Loss of Use...
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New Statutory Duty of Care for Building...
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In Summary - Supreme Court Practice Note SC...
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Current developments in class actions in...
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Use of handwriting experts and lay evidence...
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The ACT Supreme Court finds a Stranger...
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COVID-19
The impact of COVID-19 on Dust Diseases...
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The 304 Words that Could Change Class Actions...
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Tours to be ‘Moore’ on Guard after High...
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Ensuring Management Action is Reasonable...
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Electronic execution of documents during...
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The 304 Words that Could Change Class Actions...
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NSW Court of Appeal Confirmed an Employer is...
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The price of institutional abuse
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A Crash Course on Birth Injury Claims
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COVID-19 and the enforceability of...
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Tripped Up – The NSW District Court...
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The Unintended Consequences of Amending...
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Yeung v Santosa Realty Co & Anor [2020] VSCA...
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Childhood abuse cases - Queensland lifts...
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Insurance in MOtion - Privacy and sexual...
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Insurance in MOtion - Assisted dying in...
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Insurance in MOtion - Cover and Exclusions...
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Insurance in MOtion - Government review of...
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Insurance in MOtion - When can an insurer...
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Insurance in MOtion - Mills Oakley in...
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Insurance in MOtion - NSW Court of Appeal...
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Insurance in MOtion - Notifiable data...
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Insurance in MOtion - When strict compliance...
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Insurance in MOtion - Extending Unfair...
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Insurance in MOtion - The Age of the Pension...
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Insurance in MOtion - Australian Business...
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Insurance in MOtion - “Cap and collar”...
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Insurance in MOtion - We didn’t start the...
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Insurance in MOtion - Substance over form
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Insurance in MOtion - Class Actions in the...
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Insurance in MOtion - Insurtech – Enabler...
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Insurance in MOtion - Court orders...
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Insurance in MOtion - The irrationality of...
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Insurance in MOtion - United Nations warns of...
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Insurance in MOtion - Catastrophic Losses...
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Insurance in MOtion - You do the crime, you...
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Insurance in MOtion - Insurers should keep a...
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Insurance in MOtion - Court orders...
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Insurance in MOtion - Court confirms proper...
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Insurance in MOtion - Don’t say it! Waiver...
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Insurance in MOtion - NSW introduces sweeping...
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Insurance in MOtion - Lloyd’s innovation...
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Insurance in MOtion - Modernisation of WA...
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Insurance in MOtion - Mandatory Reporting of...
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Insurance in MOtion - Court denies exclusion...

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