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QBE looks to shrink ANZ add on insurance class action 
Class Actions 2020-08-25 10:48 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Insurer QBE wants to downsize a massive class action brought against it and banking giant ANZ over the sale of allegedly worthless add on insurance. […]

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Commonwealth Bank hit with class action over insurance ‘rort’
Insurance 2020-08-21 10:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has been hit with another class action for allegedly pushing insurance policies with excessive premiums onto customers. Shine Lawyers filed […]

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Insurers dragged into Gunns plantation class action
Class Actions 2020-08-17 3:15 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two insurance companies have been joined as respondents to a class action against forestry giant Gunns over the failure of six managed investment schemes for […]

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Insurance Council launches COVID-19 business interruption test case
Insurance 2020-08-13 4:15 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Insurance Council of Australia and the Australian Financial Complaints Authority have filed court proceedings that will test whether certain infectious disease exclusions in business […]

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Coverforce shareholder can use docs from Resilium row in new lawsuit
Insurance 2020-08-12 6:23 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The majority shareholder in insurance broker Coverforce has won its bid to use documents from an existing lawsuit over the company’s $25 million acquisition of […]

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Insurance policies stalling Quintis class action settlement were ‘cobbled together’, court hears
Insurance 2020-08-11 6:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Insurance policies that may be worth up to $46 million and have derailed settlement approval in two class actions against sandalwood producer Quintis were “cobbled […]

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HealthEngine urges approval of $2.9M fine, says it didn’t know altering reviews was unlawful
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-08-10 12:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Health booking company HealthEngine has urged the court to accept a $2.9 million penalty for deleting and altering unfavourable reviews, telling a judge that it […]

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Opal Tower insurance stoush needs to be resolved for class action defence, court hears
Insurance 2020-08-07 5:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

The prefab concrete specialist behind Sydney’s Opal Tower, which has been targeted in a class action over the ill-fated building, has told a court that […]

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Commonwealth Bank, Westpac’s BT face potential class actions over insurance ‘rort’
Class Actions 2020-07-31 4:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

Shine Lawyers is investigating two new class actions against Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Westpac’s BT Funds Management over allegedly excessive insurance premiums, a week […]

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AMP’s life insurance arm hit with class action over ‘inflated’ insurance policies
Class Actions 2020-07-24 9:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMP Life has been hit with a class action alleging its financial representatives pushed inflated insurance policies onto 100,000 customers while knowing that better policies […]

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