Lauren Bahen

Senior Associate


Lauren joined the firm in 2015 and is a Senior Associate in our Insurance Team.

Lauren qualified in 2014 and holds a Bachelor of Law and a Bachelor of Behavioural Science from the University of Notre Dame, Fremantle.

She has experience in advising clients on and resolving disputes in insurance matters, particularly specialising in workers' compensation and public liability claims.

Lauren works in various jurisdictions including the Magistrates Court, District Court, WorkCover WA and the Supreme Court.

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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
26 October, 2022

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
8 September, 2022

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