An insurer’s bid to increase efficiencies by putting its two most recently acquired brands on one licence is being opposed by a Christchurch group.
A new class action has been proposed by a Christchurch lawyer who says he has international backing.
Major player outlines why Christchurch-related complaints of human rights breaches are being taken very seriously whilst highlighting the dangers of such courses of action.
Insurance Business contacted the main insurers working through Canterbury earthquake claims to see where they were at before the Christmas break.
The Earthquake Commission has welcomed this week’s High Court declaratory judgment which has given it confirmation on most of the matters it put before the court.
A local government ‘think piece’ on managing natural hazard risk in New Zealand has found several factors limit the effectiveness of insurers’ risk signals.
A raft of Canterbury-related litigation now finding favour with the insureds has prompted one lawyer to call for insurance companies to compensate those who missed out before.