Christchurch claimants who have allegedly been underpaid by Southern Response said they’ll fight the insurer “to the very end” after learning that they have to go back to court for an appeal despite already winning the case.
Last month, the High Court found that the government-owned insurer engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct by misrepresenting entitlements during an earthquake claim for a damaged home – resulting in homeowners Karl and Alison Dodds receiving much lower insurance payouts than they were entitled to.
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