Introduction

As expected, the Canterbury earthquakes have resulted in a plethora of insurance litigation.  The Christchurch High Court has a dedicated earthquake list to deal with the volume of cases.
 
In this update, we provide a summary of key decisions issued over the past 12 months.  More detailed information on judgments having a wider impact on the insurance sector and the general law is linked to the case names highlighted in the summary table.

Summary Table

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