litigation

27th Sep 18, 3:59pm
Greymouth Gas Turangi Ltd sues the Government, claiming its exploration ban announcement was 'unlawful' and its decision not to grant the company a permit was 'not justified'
Greymouth Gas Turangi Ltd sues the Government, claiming its exploration ban announcement was 'unlawful' and its decision not to grant the company a permit was 'not justified'
27th Sep 18, 3:59pm
18th Aug 18, 9:06am
Augustine Lau's ex-partner sentenced for ignoring enforcement orders issued over sewage and asbestos contamination at crowded rental properties 
Augustine Lau's ex-partner sentenced for ignoring enforcement orders issued over sewage and asbestos contamination at crowded rental properties 
18th Aug 18, 9:06am
13th Aug 18, 4:51pm
Gibraltar-based insurer, caught in the CBL web, reaches agreement with one of its subsidiaries while it sues another
Gibraltar-based insurer, caught in the CBL web, reaches agreement with one of its subsidiaries while it sues another
13th Aug 18, 4:51pm
3rd Aug 18, 10:53am
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Insurance Council boss lobbies Government to give insurers same access to proposed Canterbury quake tribunal as homeowners
Insurance Council boss lobbies Government to give insurers same access to proposed Canterbury quake tribunal as homeowners
3rd Aug 18, 10:53am
2nd Aug 18, 10:47am
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Duncan Webb explains how the proposed Earthquake Tribunal could ping insurers who have used delay tactics and shares his hopes that it provides a model for the resolution of other civil disputes
Duncan Webb explains how the proposed Earthquake Tribunal could ping insurers who have used delay tactics and shares his hopes that it provides a model for the resolution of other civil disputes
2nd Aug 18, 10:47am
6th Mar 18, 5:00am
Insurance lawyer Andrew Hooker highlights the dangers of signing a settlement document presented to you by your insurer
Insurance lawyer Andrew Hooker highlights the dangers of signing a settlement document presented to you by your insurer
6th Mar 18, 5:00am
1st Mar 18, 7:18am
Tower settles dispute with Peak Re; Agreement for it to receive half the reinsurance it was after will see its profit take a $15.2 million hit after tax
Tower settles dispute with Peak Re; Agreement for it to receive half the reinsurance it was after will see its profit take a $15.2 million hit after tax
1st Mar 18, 7:18am
24th Feb 18, 9:18am
When an insurance company tries to force you to sue the builders who botched up your repair...
When an insurance company tries to force you to sue the builders who botched up your repair...
24th Feb 18, 9:18am
4th Dec 17, 1:55pm
Andrew Hooker on why litigation funding is needed to level the playing field between the haves and the have nots
Andrew Hooker on why litigation funding is needed to level the playing field between the haves and the have nots
4th Dec 17, 1:55pm
16th Nov 17, 9:41am
Insurance lawyer takes aim at litigious claimants who 'provide the insurance industry with ammunition, and judges with scepticism'
Insurance lawyer takes aim at litigious claimants who 'provide the insurance industry with ammunition, and judges with scepticism'
16th Nov 17, 9:41am
11th Sep 17, 11:31am
Insurance lawyer takes aim at Insurance Council for shooting down Labour's proposal to form a Canterbury quake tribunal
Insurance lawyer takes aim at Insurance Council for shooting down Labour's proposal to form a Canterbury quake tribunal
11th Sep 17, 11:31am
13th Jun 17, 2:29pm
Andrew Hooker retells a horror story of how new Christchurch homeowners were left $200k out of pocket due to EQC errors made after the 2010/11 earthquakes & argues for a commission of enquiry
Andrew Hooker retells a horror story of how new Christchurch homeowners were left $200k out of pocket due to EQC errors made after the 2010/11 earthquakes & argues for a commission of enquiry
13th Jun 17, 2:29pm
13th Feb 17, 12:19pm
Tower Chairman says the company would have a higher sale price if the EQC system wasn't 'broken'; Government says the law has nothing to do with the risk the insurer takes on
Tower Chairman says the company would have a higher sale price if the EQC system wasn't 'broken'; Government says the law has nothing to do with the risk the insurer takes on
13th Feb 17, 12:19pm
6th Dec 16, 5:02am
Insurance lawyer bites back at Tower chairman for slagging the litigation industry, he claims 'sprung up to agitate disenfranchised customers to demand not just fair resolution, but a windfall'
Insurance lawyer bites back at Tower chairman for slagging the litigation industry, he claims 'sprung up to agitate disenfranchised customers to demand not just fair resolution, but a windfall'
6th Dec 16, 5:02am
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29th Nov 16, 9:51am
Tower announces plan to ring fence troublesome quake claims; says industry model is 'broken'; widens loss to $21.5 million; share price at record low
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Tower announces plan to ring fence troublesome quake claims; says industry model is 'broken'; widens loss to $21.5 million; share price at record low
29th Nov 16, 9:51am
19th Oct 16, 10:29am
QC urges High Court judge to put an end to insurers’ 'tactics of delay and dissembling facts' to force their clients to accept lower payouts
QC urges High Court judge to put an end to insurers’ 'tactics of delay and dissembling facts' to force their clients to accept lower payouts
19th Oct 16, 10:29am
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8th Sep 16, 11:51am
Tower braces for $16.2m drop in net profit as Deloitte tells it to hike its Canterbury quake provisions due to it spending more on litigation and over-cap EQC claims; Share price hits 12-year low
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Tower braces for $16.2m drop in net profit as Deloitte tells it to hike its Canterbury quake provisions due to it spending more on litigation and over-cap EQC claims; Share price hits 12-year low
8th Sep 16, 11:51am
23rd May 16, 10:31am
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Seamus Donegan asks if the litigious approach to Canterbury earthquakes would really get the best outcomes
Seamus Donegan asks if the litigious approach to Canterbury earthquakes would really get the best outcomes
23rd May 16, 10:31am
17th 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
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
17th May 16, 11:51am
18th Aug 15, 3:37pm
Andrew Hooker accuses EQC of being either incompetant or conniving, in giving Canterbury quake claimants under-valued repair estimates
Andrew Hooker accuses EQC of being either incompetant or conniving, in giving Canterbury quake claimants under-valued repair estimates
18th Aug 15, 3:37pm