Aashna Lohia



Aashna is an associate in the Government Division at McCabes, specialising in a diverse range of insurance claims including public liability, professional indemnity, property damage and historical abuse. She advises NSW Government Agencies and private clients with respect to both litigated and non-litigated matters before the Local, District and Supreme Courts of NSW.

Prior to joining McCabes, Aashna worked at two leading national firms representing plaintiffs, where she worked on a portfolio of complex and multi-party personal injury matters. This experience provides Aashna with a unique insight and understanding of the needs of stakeholders.

Aashna works with a strong emphasis on her client's commercial objectives, adopting a pragmatic approach to the resolution of matters. She enjoys the challenge of unpacking complex issues and working with insurers and private clients to protect their interests.

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Hurdles that must be overcome by motor accident insurers in establishing contributory negligence

Case Note – Zaya v Damirdjian Judgment date: 11 October 2022 Citation: Zaya v Damirdjian [2022] NSWCA 203 Jurisdiction: Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of NSW Before: Bell CJ, Gleeson JA and Griffiths AJA Principles Expert evidence has a limited role to play in resolving liability issues in motor accident claims and will carry little […]

Published by Raissa Galang
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It is not part of a medical assessor’s function to determine the scope of a motor accident

A claimant suffers psychological injury when he is threatened by a would be thief of his motor bike. Whether the medical assessor was justified in concluding that this was not a motor accident was answered by the Supreme Court in Bell v Allianz Insurance Australia Ltd. Judgment date: 18 August 2022 Citation: Bell v Allianz […]

Published by McCabes News
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