Annika Schultz



Annika is an associate in the casualty team of McCabes' insurance division. She specialises in public and product liability, property damage, and professional indemnity claims.

She assists national insurers in litigated and non-litigated matters in the Local, District, and Supreme Courts.

Annika graduated in 2019 with a Bachelor of Laws and Diploma of Legal Practice from the University of Newcastle.

Prior to joining McCabes, she studied dispute resolution in Austria and also worked in health law at a community legal centre.

Annika is an active participant in McCabes' pro bono initiatives.

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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

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