The government could reportedly be liable for over NZ$400 million in the class action suit against Southern Response, based on data for 200 cases among around 3,000 potential plaintiffs.
This is according to a report by the New Zealand Herald, referring to the cases whose claims were settled prior to October 01, 2014 by Southern Response. It has been alleged that the government-owned insurer hid from the true cost of reconstructing their homes.
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