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ASIC alleges funeral insurer made false claims in spruiking plans to Aboriginal customers
Insurance 2020-10-30 10:46 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Funeral insurer ACBF Funeral Plans and parent company Youpla Group are facing legal action from the corporate regulator alleging they breached financial service laws by […]

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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 concrete supplier sues insurer over class action coverage
Insurance 2020-07-01 2:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

The prefab concrete specialist behind Sydney’s Opal Tower has filed a lawsuit against Chubb Insurance seeking to force the insurer to cover its costs of […]

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Insurer Allianz taken to court accused of misleading travellers on Expedia
Insurance 2020-09-30 10:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

The corporate regulator has brought action against Allianz Australia alleging the insurer misled consumers who purhased travel insurance on Expedia websites by failing to disclose […]

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The Star takes insurers to court in test case over COVID-19 losses
Insurance 2020-09-03 5:57 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Sydney’s Star Casino is taking its insurers to court in a bid to claim the losses it has suffered as a result of Government restrictions […]

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Insurance docs sought amid fears Ardent Leisure lacks assets to meet $310M class action
Class Actions 2020-08-28 4:17 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The lead applicant in a shareholder class action against Dreamworld owner Ardent Leisure over a 2016 tragedy in which four people died following a ride […]

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‘Seriously dishonest conduct’: Former Liberal leader John Hewson sues Nine for defamation
Defamation 2020-07-06 8:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Liberal leader John Hewson has filed a defamation suit against Nine, claiming a report by A Current Affair about his insurance firm was gratuitous […]

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ANZ says allegedly worthless insurance policies gave customers ‘peace of mind’
Class Actions 2020-06-16 6:15 pm By Alison Eveleigh

ANZ has denied claims that it sold allegedly worthless insurance to group members in a class action against the banking giant, and has said the […]

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The Star’s COVID-19 insurance test case incomplete, court hears
Insurance 2020-09-08 4:49 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Insurers for The Star have told a court that the casino’s lawsuit, which seeks to resolve threshold policy coverage issues in a bid to claim […]

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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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