Southern Response says "damage caused by rot, gradual deterioration or mildew is not covered".
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Southern Response is less trustworthy than the Afghan Taliban, says a former United Nations worker who negotiated with the militant regime and is now locked in an insurance battle in Christchurch.
Karl and Rebecca Maddaford's earthquake-damaged home is contaminated with toxic mould, which they say was caused by liquefaction under the floor.
Liquefaction sprang up around and under the house in the 2011 earthquakes.
Rebecca Maddaford, a registered nurse, has counted 78 presentations to the doctor or hospital by the family for respiratory illness or symptoms related to toxic mould since the earthquakes.
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The couple say delays and mismanagement by Southern Response have led to the mould triggering illness, ruining more than 0,000 worth of their belongings and forcing them and their children out of their Richmond property.
They believe they may hold the last outstanding February 2011 earthquake contents claim in Canterbury.