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Christine Meechan QC, success in court

May 20, 2019

Taylor v Asteron Life Ltd [2019] NZHC 2939 Christine Meechan QC appeared together with Anja Borchardt for Asteron Life in this case involving entitlement to a “total disability” benefit under an income protection policy. Asteron not only successfully defended the insured’s claim for ongoing benefit entitlements, but succeeded in its counterclaim for repayment of  all […]