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Insurers accused of misleading policyholders in COVID-19 insurance class actions
Insurance 2021-10-05 2:36 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Insurers are misleading policyholders about class actions which seek compensation for those denied business interruption coverage for COVID-related shutdowns, a court has heard. In a […]

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Lloyd’s denies ‘incomprehensible’ claims in COVID-19 business interruption class action
Coronavirus 2021-09-10 3:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

Insurance giant Lloyd’s has rejected what it calls an “incomprehensible” class action pleading by Australian businesses that argue its business interruption policies should have indemnified […]

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Insurers want to stay COVID-19 insurance class actions
Coronavirus 2021-08-24 4:26 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Insurers Lloyds Australia and QBE want class actions by policyholders who were denied business interruption coverage for COVID-related shutdowns stayed until a related test case […]

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QBE wins appeal in Opal Tower coverage row with Icon, but no success for Liberty
Insurance 2021-07-21 6:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has found that Liberty Mutual Insurance, but not QBE, is required to cover Icon Construction’s losses stemming from the Opal Tower […]

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‘Insureds are not only risks; they are people’: Judge slams TAL’s treatment of cancer patient’s claim
Chief Justice James Allsop 2021-03-10 10:28 pm By Cindy Cameronne

In another victory for ASIC in a case stemming from the banking royal commission, a judge has ruled that TAL Life Limited breached the Insurance […]

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Sparke Helmore off the hook as IOOF unit loses appeal of $76M judgment
Appeals 2021-02-05 6:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

IOOF subsidiary Australian Executor Trustees failed to drag law firm Sparke Helmore into a case after it was hit with a $76.6 million judgment over […]

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ASIC wins case against insurer Youi over 2-year delay on hail damage claim
Insurance 2020-11-27 10:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A court has found that insurer Youi breached its duty of utmost good faith by taking two years to settle a home owner’s hail storm claim. […]

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Insurer appeals ruling putting it on hook for Opal Tower coverage
Insurance 2020-11-17 10:37 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Insurer Liberty Mutual is challenging its loss in a coverage dispute with construction company Icon Co over $31 million in losses stemming from Sydney’s Opal […]

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Icon wins dispute with insurers over Opal Tower coverage
Insurance 2020-10-20 5:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

Construction firm Icon Co has won a coverage dispute with its insurers over $31 million in losses stemming from Sydney’s ill-fated Opal Tower, whose residents […]

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Opal Tower apartment owners file lawsuit against NSW Government
Construction 2020-06-29 11:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Owners of units in Sydney’s Opal Tower have filed a lawsuit against the NSW Government and builder Icon after allegedly discovering more than 500 additional […]

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