Another group of Christchurch homeowners is preparing to launch a legal bid over insurance claims, this time turning their sights at the EQC.

Lawyers for more than 100 quake-affected residents delivered a letter to the Earthquake Commission outlining the details of declarations they will seek from the High Court if a deal cannot be reached. But unlike the group taking on government-owned insurer Southern Response in another case, the homeowners aren’t looking for…