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3A Composites fires off barrage of cross-claims in cladding class action
Class Actions 2021-07-23 6:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

The number of lawyers involved in a class action against 3A Composites over allegedly combustible cladding is set to balloon, with the German cladding manufacturer […]

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Full Court may decide critical question in superannuation class actions
Class Actions 2021-07-20 4:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a Maurice Blackburn-led class action against superannuation provider Colonial First State wants the Full Court to determine whether group members still […]

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Lawyers for combustible cladding class action can search Fairview’s offices after discovery failure
Class Actions 2021-07-16 6:06 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Cladding manufacturer Fairview Architectural must allow the group members in a class action over allegedly combustible cladding products to search the company’s offices and access […]

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Allianz says joint class action would eliminate competition in contingency fee rates
Class Actions 2021-07-16 3:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Consolidation of two consumer class actions against Allianz would do away with competition in a contest to lead a single case that would force a […]

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COVID-19 class actions against Victorian government doomed to fail, court told
Class Actions 2021-05-31 10:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two class actions over Victoria’s botched handling of the COVID-19 hotel quarantine program alleged to be responsible for the state’s second pandemic wave plead a […]

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Judge ‘bereft’ of power to vary $138M IAG settlement to allow late opt outs
Insurance 2021-04-23 5:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

A $138 million class action settlement with IAG over alleged junk insurance will go ahead after a judge found he was “bereft” of power to […]

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Litigation funder not on hook for costs in failed Airservices class action
Class Actions 2021-03-31 3:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder that backed a dismissed employment class action against aviation service provider Airservices Australia has successfully argued that it should not bear the […]

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Late opt outs imperil $138M IAG ‘junk insurance’ class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-03-12 4:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

A group of late opt out notices by group members in a class action over IAG insurance, who were egged on in part by a […]

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Andrews government to seek quick end to COVID-19 class actions
Coronavirus 2021-03-04 11:32 am By Christine Caulfield

The Victorian government will argue for summary dismissal of two class actions filed over the bungled COVID-19 hotel quarantine program said to be responsible for […]

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High Court says ‘no one size fits all’ when it comes to competing class actions
Class Actions 2021-03-10 10:18 am By Christine Caulfield

Judges have power to manage competing class actions by picking a winner in a so-called beauty parade, the High Court has ruled, but there is […]

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