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Cooney Lees Morgan
The Supreme Court recently delivered a landmark decision for class actions however it has also left many unanswered questions.
The case involved a claim brought on behalf of several thousand insureds who had settled with Southern Response. The insured alleged they settled their insurance claims, due to incomplete information given to them by Southern Response, on less favourable terms than they otherwise would have been. This type of litigation involving many people that have a similar claim is called a “representative claim” or more colloquially a “class action”.
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