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    What is an Old for Old Indemnity Policy 19 Jun 2019
    The High Court decision in Lee v IAG[1] provides clarification both on what measure of indemnity should be used, and how to calculate it.   An ‘indemnity’ policy is short hand for Read more...
    Insurers Exposed to Paying Interest for Delay 12 Jun 2019
    INSURERS EXPOSED TO PAYING INTEREST FOR DELAY Lee v IAG[1] is the first Canterbury earthquakes decision to give substantial guidance on interest for payment delay.   Both the Judicature Act (for proceedings pre Read more...
    Can I get legal costs when I settle out of Court? 05 Jun 2019
    Can I get legal costs when I settle out of court? Since the limitation period of 6 years became a live issue for insurance claims arising from the Canterbury earthquakes homeowners Read more...
    The Family Court System and Visitation Rights 20 Jan 2017
    This article discusses the Family Court system in New Zealand and in particular focuses on contact rights for children after a separation. Thanks to Kim for suggesting this topic on Read more...
    Time Limits For Court Proceedings 07 Dec 2011
    New Zealand law imposes time limits on suing other people.  These time limits often trip people up, and prevent them bringing what would otherwise have been strong claim. Parry Field Read more...