Insurance recovery for Southland Stadium

Posted 14 Dec 2017 by GrantShandLawyers
Posted in Legal

In Southland Indoor Leisure Centre Charitable Trust v Invercargill City Council [2017] NZSC  190 the Supreme Court allowed the appeal by the Trust against the dismissal of its claim by the Court of Appeal, but reduced the recovery by 50% for the Trust’s contributory negligence in not acting on engineering advice to investigate roof construction issues.  The original judgment was for about $15M.  The Supreme Court said that the Court of Appeal was wrong in characterising this case as one of negligent misstatement when it was a simple negligence case based on negligent issue of a code compliance certificate, however, it was correct to reduce any recovery by 50% for […]

The post Insurance recovery for Southland Stadium appeared first on Grant Shand.

This article was sourced from another website - view the original article.


Related Items

Earthquake and Insurance Newsletter

Earthquake and Insurance Newsletter

Sunday, 21 January 2018 3:53 p.m. by GrantShandLawyers
Southern Response- Buy another house policy

Southern Response- Buy another house policy

Friday, 22 December 2017 12:44 p.m. by GrantShandLawyers