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June 30, 2004
Insurance Crisis Facts
I have heard of people being paid millions for
frivolous cases with only themselves to blame.
MYTH: A man who bought a Winnebago motor home set the cruise control at
110 kph and left the drivers seat to make coffee. The Winnebago crashed.
He sued Winnebago for not warning that cruise control could not drive
for him and was awarded $1,750,000 plus a new Winnebago.
FACT: This case is fake - never happened! The Winnebago company confirms
it's a lie: http://www.winnebagoind.com/contact/index.php [Read all the facts]
May 26, 2004
Insurers' profits soar
while taxpayers count the cost
As predicted, restrictions on injury compensation payouts have
delivered a huge boost in insurance company profits and a crisis in public
hospitals that governments are finding impossible to fund. [More]
April 12, 2004
Truth the first casualty
in insurance war
The insurance industry and big business use many devices to increase
profits and limit recompense to consumers.
One of their most effective weapons are urban myths that they dress up
as factual reports about huge and undeserving Court awards to maimed consumers.
They post these myths to websites to cultivate their propaganda that the
public is better off without a powerful justice system. [More]
January 24, 2003
Submission - Civil Liability
Bill 2002 By Insurance Reform
Consumers urge against removal of further civil rights in submission on
Civil Liability Bill 2002. Click here to
read submission to Attorney General.
January 14, 2003
Consumers Call for Urgent
Review and swift recourse against HIH miscreants
October 28, 2002
Community Group Insurance
A community organisation today called on the Queensland Government to
demand Suncorp Metway fulfil its community responsibilities by providing
insurance to community and not-for-profit groups in the state. [
more information ]
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