Insurance Law Articles
|13 Mar 13
Tower leads charge against quake homeowners
Tower is leading the charge against Christchurch quake-ravaged homeowners.
|05 Nov 12
Pre-Quake Damage Issues
Some residential and commercial property owners are now discovering that their properties were damaged long before the Canterbury earthquakes. In some cases earthquake building repairs have revealed pre-existing damage caused by systemic building defects.
|05 Sep 12
Homeowners take insurers to court
The High Court's Christchurch earthquake list has still to see its first case where homeowners are taking on their insurers who will pay out only for the nominal value of repairs on a property that has been red-zoned, although it is relatively undamaged.
|15 Jun 12
Government allows Christchurch zoning decision appeals
The government has decided to hear appeals by quake-hit Christchurch homeowners unhappy with their land zoning decision.
|23 Apr 12
Desperate Christchurch residents 'burn homes'
Some desperate Canterbury homeowners are setting fire to their homes to claim insurance, the Insurance Council boss says.