Tag Archives: Claims

EQC updates

EQC have updated some of the information pages on their website. Click on the name to go to the page: News and updates Scorecard (latest statistics) Perhaps most important is EQC’s request that those with contents claims for which EQC … Continue reading

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Insurance and the Queensland floods

The final report of the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry was released on the 16th of March. At just over 650 pages it provides extensive cover of the events and consequences of last year’s floods. Significant insurance issues arose during the … Continue reading

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Putting stuff up from the floor

Like many others we have adopted a lateral free-range filing system over the floor in the living room and garage. While that is my preferred natural state, at some time much of it will need to go back to the shelves. … Continue reading

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Apportionment – is EQC now your insurance company?

Most are familiar with the High Court declaratory judgement instructing EQC that the total cost of claims must be apportioned over the number of claims lodged. As it happens, the Court’s decision has a serious unintended consequence for some claimants. Where a house is a … Continue reading

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EQC and depreciation on contents claims

The following experience is from yesterday’s Avonside Community Group newsletter. I live in Retreat Road and wanted to share my experience with EQC today over our February contents claim as a warning for others. We were sent the contents settlement detail with a … Continue reading

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