Jack Marshall

Senior Associate  |  Insurance

(03) 9613 0900

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Applying thoughtful and pragmatic tactics to his professional duties, Jack is a reliable, thorough, and grounded lawyer.

Jack is a Senior Associate of the firm's Insurance team, working extensively in personal injuries since 2014. He focuses on the defence of common laws workers' compensation claims, public liability claims and motor vehicle claims.

Since 2019, Jack has been assisting in advising licensees in respect of workers' compensation claims. His experience predominately lies in advising insurers on workers' compensation issues of liability, quantum, indemnity and entitlement, and advising motor vehicle insurers on the defence of personal injury claims.

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Qualifications

Bachelor of Commerce, The University Of Queensland
Bachelor of Laws, The University Of Queensland
Solicitor Of The Supreme Court Of Victoria
Solicitor Of The High Court Of Australia

Community Involvement

Volunteer Solicitor, LawRight
Member, Australian Insurance Lawyers Association
Member, Law Institute Of Victoria

Client Solutions

Insurer
Litigation
Client problem

Jack's client, the insurer, was involved in a claim for damages after a worker allegedly fell from a tractor at a worksite and injured themselves.

outcome achieved

Through investigations with a number of the worker's colleagues and supervisors, revealing multiple inconsistencies in the mechanism of the injury, Jack called to question the worker's credibility. The matter proceeded through the pre-proceedings stage and settled on the eve of a three day trial for a modest sum.

Insurer
Litigation
Client problem

Jack's client, the insurer, was involved in a claim whereby the plaintiff alleged a lumbar spine injury as a result of a bicycle/motor vehicle accident.

outcome achieved

Jack led an extensive investigation into the circumstances of the accident, revealing a solid case for the defence of liability on the part of the client's insured - the driver of the motor vehicle. After locating, briefing and arranging several witnesses to give evidence at the trial, judgement was awarded in favour of Jack's client, with the plaintiff failing to establish liability.

"McInnes Wilson were extremely helpful and proactive in their communication, ensuring we were always fully informed."