Morgan has experience in a variety of insurance claims, mainly focusing on complex large loss public liability claims, often involving an intertwined recovery claim.
Morgan regularly acts on behalf of various leading domestic and London-based insurers, underwriting agencies, large self-insured organisations, government agencies and the Commonwealth of Australia.
Morgan’s work for his clients includes drafting bespoke advices tailored to clients’ needs, drafting pleadings and particulars, attending hearings and mediations often in the absence of counsel. Morgan has successfully managed claims in the New South Wales Court of Appeal and High Court of Australia.
Liability/statutory claims: Acting on behalf of the New South Wales Workers Compensation Scheme and a leading Scheme Agent in a successful Appeal to the High Court of Australia on the effects of amending legislation to injured workers' preserved entitlements.
Liability claims: Acting on behalf of a leading domestic insurer in a successful Appeal to the New South Wales Court of Appeal confirming reductions for vicissitudes may be applied to all future heads of damages in personal injury proceedings.
Professional indemnity: Successfully defending a leading accountancy firm in proceedings in which in excess of $100 million was claimed in damages arising out of alleged professional negligence and breach of a confidentiality agreement.
Liability/ property: Advising underwriters in defence of a recovery claim arising out of a fire to a restaurant, hotel and surrounding properties occasioning loss in excess of $20 million.
Professional indemnity: Advising underwriters and defending proceedings brought against a leading Sydney Barrister in which the principle of advocate's immunity was in issue.
Professional indemnity/ medical negligence: Advising underwriters in coverage available to and the defence of claims made against the provider of healthcare and related services to Immigration Detention Facilities.
Professional indemnity: Advising underwriters on coverage issues arising from class actions involving multiple incidents and the application of aggregation clauses.
Professional indemnity: Advising underwriters on dual insurance issues arising out of a suite of claims associated with alleged use of banned substances by players in a leading professional sports team.
Liability: Successfully defending proceedings in the New South Wales Court of Appeal after successfully dismissing a personal injury claim for res judicata.
Liability: Advising the Commonwealth of Australia in a large dispute with a leading Australia Aviation Company arising out of personal injury commenced on behalf of a third party's employee.