South Pacific Manufacturing Co Ltd v NZ Security Consultants [1992, New Zealand]
- An insurance assessor working for the insurance company negligently assessed an incident, disallowing an insurance claim made by the claimant
- Could the assessor be liable for the financial loss of the insured as a result of their negligence
- No liability
- Freedom of speech must be protected, an honest assessment was required, and should not be overshadowed by worries of being sued
Posted in Tort Law Revision Notes.
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