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Liability Loss Adjuster

Karl Murphy

Liability Loss Adjuster


Karl has12 years of experience specialising in insurance claims assessment and defence litigation in Ireland, the UK, and Australia. He was admitted as a lawyer in Ireland (2009) and admitted to Supreme Court of New South Wales (2016).

Karl worked in-house for a global insurer in Dublin. He has been instructed to investigate and defend litigated actions as a solicitor and as a loss adjuster.


  • Cladding Design Failure (AUD 4 Million)
  • Mine Machinery Failure (AUD 1 Million)
  • Civil contractor damage to underground services (AUD 2 Million with BI component)
  • Construction liability – failure of aquatic centre design (AUD 2 Million with BI component)
  • Recovery: Damage to Hospital equipment (AUD 850 K)
  • Third party property damage – interference with flow of water (AUD 200 K)
  • Product contamination (AUD 250 K) – Damage to products (AUD 750 K)
  • Fatal injury claims involving dangerous recreational activities
  • Farming risk claims and damage to crops (various)
  • Professional indemnity claims for architects, engineers, project managers, conveyancers, and accountants
  • Business interruption claims involving hotels, manufacturing facilities, and retail entities
  • Workplace accidents & construction site injury claims

Office Address / Contact Information

Level 8, Suite 801
45 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Local Time: 09:34 pm
Local Date: 02 June, 2023

Additional Expertise

Public liability and professional indemnity claims, Personal injury (public and workplace incidents), Property claims including fire claims against suppliers and manufacturers (Third Party), Recovery and subrogation matters, Worker compensation, Bushfire claims and class actions, Losses involving energy distribution infrastructure and underground services, Manufacturing and products liability, Mining plant failure, Construction risks - residential and commercial

Adjuster Experience

17 years 2006