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ACCC says Medibank misled consumers about policy benefits
Insurance 2019-09-03 10:45 am By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has taken private health insurer Medibank to court for falsely telling consumers they were not eligible for certain coverage […]

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Lloyd’s says court has no power to let Pitcher Partners class actions eyeball insurance policies
Insurance 2019-08-30 9:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two units of global insurer Lloyd’s have launched a constitutional challenge to a Federal Court order requiring accounting firm Pitcher Partners to hand over certain […]

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$8M in Allianz refunds to include teens sold death cover
Insurance 2019-08-27 10:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Allianz Australia will refund over $8 million in fees and premiums to customers who were sold worthless cover they were not eligible to make claims […]

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Carwoola bushfire class action wins bid to pursue insurer
Insurance 2019-08-27 3:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

The lead applicant in a class action over the Carwoola bushfire has been given the greenlight to go after CGU Insurance for loss and damage […]

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Full Federal Court may weigh validity of NAB ‘junk’ insurance class action
Class Actions 2019-08-22 8:17 pm By Amelia Birnie

A class action against National Australia Bank over allegedly worthless consumer credit insurance could be referred to the Full Federal Court just three months out […]

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‘A degree of chaos’: Judge questions IAG common fund as High Court decision looms
Insurance 2019-08-16 8:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has questioned a bid for a common fund order in a class action against two IAG entities over allegedly worthless add-on insurance, saying […]

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APRA slaps Allianz with extra $250M capital requirement over risk management issues
Financial Services 2019-08-14 4:36 pm By Amelia Birnie

Insurance company Allianz Australia will need set aside an extra $250 million in capital until it strengthens its risk management, making it the fifth financial […]

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Judge won’t join insurer to Reed Construction liquidator’s insolvent trading case
Restructuring & Insolvency 2019-08-12 5:55 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has refused to join the insurer of collapsed Sydney builder Reed Constructions to insolvent trading proceedings brought by the company’s liquidators, after finding […]

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$6M Bank of Queensland class action settlement one claim under insurance policy, appeals court says
Insurance 2019-08-06 9:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has found insurers AIG Australia and Catlin Australia have to cover part of a $6 million settlement agreed to by Bank of […]

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Icon sues insurers for $11M in coverage for Opal Tower saga
Insurance 2019-07-30 7:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

Construction group Icon Co has dragged insurers Liberty Mutual Insurance and QBE Underwriting to court for allegedly refusing to provide coverage after the Opal Tower […]

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