Mr Cameron, Solicitor for the policyholders in the Southern Response Class Action confirmed this afternoon, that “the group were very pleased to receive a positive judgment from the Court of Appeal ” and that, “as this case has been held up on preliminary matters for far too long, the Court of Appeal’s decision will be of great relief to our clients” .Read More
In an interview with John Campbell, Grant Cameron discusses the legal issues faced by urology patients of the Southern DHB who have suffered medical mistreatment and neglect, commenting on their possible rights of redress.Read More
In its interim Judgment delivered this morning the Court of Appeal allowed the Quake Outcasts appeal.Read More
With another storm set to hit the South Island this week, we hope everyone has found a place to stay warm and dry.
For all of those affected by the terrible weather – if it is your home, business, contents or stock, we have put together some initial advice on dealing with your insurance company.Read More
Under the Limitation Acts 1950 and 2010, the right to recover in civil claims is restricted to a 6-year period. What this means for those still yet to settle their Canterbury earthquake claims is that under the statute, they had until 4 September 2016 before the insurer or EQC could plead...Read More
Today, (23 January 2017) GCA lawyers received a call from a Southern Response client who was concerned that their insurer was insisting on settling his insurance claim on the basis of a low mobility grout lift. This method has been by the courts and is no longer used by the industry.Read More
In an effort to make the earthquake insurance claim process easier, ICNZ and EQC have signed a memorandum of understanding with EQC to allow private insurers to act as agents to receive, assess and settle home and contents claims for their customers.Read More