Andrew Hooker

19 Jun 17, 12:02pm
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Jacqui Dean 'not in a position' to say whether claims handling will be included in big insurance regulation reforms planned for next year
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23 May 17, 9:15am
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister commits to a 'significant package of insurance contract law reform in 2018'; Admits archaic disclosure rules are divisive
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20 Mar 17, 11:59am
Fair Play on Fees & Kiwibank quietly settle fees dispute following ANZ settlement. BNZ, Westpac cases 'still before the court'
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22 Feb 17, 7:57am
Insurance lawyer calls for playing field to be leveled in NZ so insurers suffer the same consequences as their customers if they tell porkies
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25 Jan 17, 10:10am
EQC responds to accusations it blacklisted a vulnerable quake victim after wrongly accusing her of lying to get a free heat pump
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11 Jan 17, 4:29pm
EQC's 'unaccountable actions' see Christchurch woman 'wrongly' accused of fraud and left uninsurable, says Andrew Hooker
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16 Nov 16, 5:02am
Andrew Hooker on how to side-step the insurance problems experienced by Cantabs after the 2010/11 earthquakes
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5 Oct 16, 2:11pm
ANZ and Fair Play on Fees settle bank exception fees litigation with bank not admitting liability, no mention of payout for bank customers
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27 Jul 16, 2:08pm
ANZ wins key bank fees case in Australia's highest court, New Zealand subsidiary sees the result as good news for related, but separate NZ bank fees cases
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7 Jul 16, 10:07am
Andrew Hooker says insurers are backing away from covering meth damage in the same way they backed away from covering terrorism after 9/11 and weather-tightness damage after the leaky homes saga
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23 May 16, 10:31am
Seamus Donegan asks if the litigious approach to Canterbury earthquakes would really get the best outcomes
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17 May 16, 11:51am
Insurance lawyer argues the brute force of litigation is what's necessary to get insurers to play ball settling the remaining outstanding Canterbury quake claims
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18 Apr 16, 7:15pm
Andrew Hooker advocates it is high time insurers started following the same rules as the rest of us when we enter into contracts
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22 Mar 16, 11:23am
In a major investigation Diana Clement talks to Youi customers & ex-employees about the insurer and uncovers startling allegations of serious misconduct
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3 Mar 16, 3:42pm
Insurance lawyer Andrew Hooker on how to make sure your insurance broker or financial adviser doesn't pocket more of your money than they should
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15 Feb 16, 10:23am
Insurance lawyer Andrew Hooker, EQC & the Insurance Council give their advice to Cantabrians following Sunday's earthquake
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18 Aug 15, 3:37pm
Andrew Hooker accuses EQC of being either incompetant or conniving, in giving Canterbury quake claimants under-valued repair estimates
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23 Jul 15, 3:07pm
​Lawyer dubs warnings from insurers not to lure burglars to your house by posting holiday snaps on Facebook while you're away, as over-the-top
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15 Jun 15, 9:42am
Lawyer explains what it takes to get blacklisted by your insurer
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20 May 15, 4:50pm
NZ bank exception fees cases on ice once again pending Australian developments
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