Contract & Property Law, Government & Legislation, Oddstuff

Earthquake insurance claims

The aftershocks of the Christchurch earthquake still continue in the backrooms of insurance companies and lawyers offices. The sums lost and paid are enormous and insurance companies do their best to limit their exposure. Not surprising then that policy wordings are even more narrowly interpreted than normal and litigation has soared.

Here is a very helpful overview of recent Court decisions and their key points.

http://www.heskethhenry.co.nz/Articles/x_post/insurance-case-law-update-00067.html