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Southern Response Concealment

Class Action - New Zealand

General Updates


Litigation update:  Supreme Court sets appeal date

On 16 September 2019, in a landmark decision, the Court of Appeal ruled that Mr and Mrs Ross may bring a class action against Southern Response on an opt-out basis on behalf of all policyholders who have allegedly suffered loss due to Southern Response’s misleading and deceptive conduct.
  • January 17, 2020

Ross v Southern Response Earthquake Services Limited [2019] NZCA 431

In a landmark decision this morning, the Court of Appeal has allowed the class action formed by the Rosses to proceed on an opt-out basis. 
  • September 16, 2019

Dodds v Southern Response Earthquake Services Limited [2019] NZHC 2016

The High Court of New Zealand has upheld a Christchurch couple's claim that their insurer engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct and misrepresented their entitlements in processing their earthquake insurance claim.
  • August 16, 2019