ANZIIF Liability 101 Webinar

4 Mar 2020
  • Claims
  • General Insurance
  • Insurance Broking
  • Risk Management


This 30-minute webinar is an excellent opportunity to gain a clear understanding of the basics of a liability policy from an international perspective — what it is, what it covers, sources of liability, including principles of quantifying loss for personal injury and property damage. Facilitator Eoin Lawless is an independent loss adjuster.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this webinar attendees will be able to:

  • Explain the purpose of a liability policy
  • Describe what is and is not covered in a Commercial General Liability (CGL) policy
  • List the main extensions to a CGL policy
  • Differentiate between property damage and inefficacy
  • Describe the operation of the "own products " and liability assumed by agreement exclusions
  • List four sources of liability in common law countries
  • Describe the necessary elements for liability in Negligence
  • Describe the principles of quantifying loss for personal injury and property damage.

About the Facilitator 

Eoin Lawless 

BA, LLM (Hons), Dip Bus Studies (Insurance Management),

Post Grad Dip Bus Admin, ACILA, AAMINZ, ANZIIF Fellow

Eoin Lawless is an independent loss adjuster specializing in liability claims. He has a master’s degree in law from Auckland University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business and Administration from Massey University. He has 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry spanning liability, complex material damage, construction, marine and financial lines.

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