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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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Corporate wrongdoing is the real reason D&O premiums in Australia are rising
Expert Insights 2020-07-03 4:25 pm By

Part of the sustained attack currently being waged against litigation funders in Australia relates to the impact of funded class actions on the cost of […]

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Law firm loses bid for insurance docs in Dreamworld class action
Insurance 2020-09-11 3:05 pm By Alison Eveleigh

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

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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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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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Allianz hit with class action over ‘junk’ car insurance
Class Actions 2020-07-08 9:23 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Insurance giant Allianz is facing a class action over allegedly “poor value” or worthless car and motorcycle insurance products. The proceedings, filed in the Supreme […]

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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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Quintis class action settlement delayed after insurance policy ‘cock-up’
Class Actions 2020-05-07 4:03 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The settlement of two shareholder class actions against sandalwood producer Quintis has been delayed after the company’s eleventh-hour revelation that it may have an extra […]

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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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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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