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W+K Silicosis Claims Webinar – summary and recording

The number of silicosis claims in Australia is on the rise due to the increasing awareness of the impact of exposure to high concentrations of silica dust generated while working with artificial and engineered stone. Our national panel of W+K’s senior lawyers discuss the wave of silicosis claims, and what this means for Australian companies, insurers, brokers, and other stakeholders.

During the session, our panel discusses:

  • How silicosis claims are being run around Australia, including discussing the specific nuances in each of the states.
  • Liability issues arising in silicosis claims.
  • Quantum issues specific to silicosis.
  • Policy issues, including policy periods, latent onset triggers, policy wording, and exclusions.


To access all material from the day, including the presentation slides and webinar recording, click here to view online or download PDF.

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