Tag Archives: Apportionment

EQC–update to changes to the Apportionment FAQ

Monday’s blog (here) mentioned changes to how EQC would make it’s apportionment assessment, and that reference to the customer’s apportionment estimate had been removed. Yesterday EQC changed the page again, reinstating that part of the text to the way it … Continue reading

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Hard bargaining end games

A few weeks ago there was a post on more of the tactics used by hard bargainers (here). Auckland barrister and professional mediator Nigel Dunlop has written the fifth and final article in his series describing hard bargaining tactics. This … Continue reading

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EQC – changes to the Apportionment FAQ

EQC today changed some of the layout of its Apportionment FAQ and added more text (here). Perhaps the most significant change occurs at the end of the explanation of how apportionment works, with the removal of the paragraph (underlining added): … Continue reading

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More about dealing with hard bargainers

Back on the 2nd of August there was a blog item Dealing with hard bargainers, in which the bargaining tactics used by professional, and at times less than scrupulous, negotiators might use (think people working for insurance companies, EQC, ACC, … Continue reading

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EQC – Apportionment explained

EQC have updated their website to provide more detail on what apportionment means, and how it is worked out. From the EQC website. Many Canterbury homes have suffered damage from more than one earthquake. Settling claims where damage has been … Continue reading

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