The Ombud also noted some worrying trends of unfair treatment towards the consumer. Specifically, in the industry as a whole. There trends were:
Policy drafting in unclear language
A general lack of consumer understanding of the precise nature of motor cover
Unreliable state laboratory tests on legal alcohol limits that were then used to repudiate (reject) car insurance claims
Intimidating or aggressive insurance assessors trying to bully people who lodge claims
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