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Court of Appeal rules that leaky building claims against James Hardie can proceed
Claimants alleged that JH building products were defective, not watertight, and did not comply with building standards.
New Zealand
26 Dec 2018
Dalamd Ltd v Butterworth Spengler Commercial Ltd [2018] EWHC 2558 (Comm): duty of insurance broker
This judgment is important for anyone considering whether a claim should be brought against an insurer or a broker.
New Zealand
26 Oct 2018
Sentencing under the new health & safety regime
The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 has significantly reformed prosecutions in New Zealand's health and safety regime.
New Zealand
16 Nov 2017
First sentencing under new health and safety legislation
Interested people have been awaiting this first decision, to see the effect of the increased penalties on actual fines.
New Zealand
28 Aug 2017
Earthquake judgment summary - Prattley Enterprises Ltd v Vero Insurance New Zealand Ltd [2016] NZSC 158
Prattley challenged the settlement on the basis that they were mistaken about how indemnity should be calculated.
New Zealand
11 Jul 2017
Earthquake judgment summary - Young v Tower Insurance Ltd [2016] NZHC 2956
This judgment considered the extent of the damage, construction methods and exemplary damages claims against the insurer.
New Zealand
11 Jul 2017
Beneficiary access to trust information - the final word from the Supreme Court
Trustees are often confronted with requests for information from beneficiaries concerning the administration of a trust.
New Zealand
16 Mar 2017
Adjudication of disputes under the Construction Contracts Act 2002
The Act establishes a complete process for the adjudication of a dispute between the parties to a construction contract.
New Zealand
27 Feb 2017
Changes to the Sentencing Act – restorative justice
The court must adjourn proceedings for enquiries to be made as to whether a restorative justice process is appropriate.
New Zealand
27 Mar 2015
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