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Light rail class action can’t claim funder’s commission as damages
Class Actions 2024-02-22 10:36 am By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has declined a novel bid by the lead applicant in a class action over disruptions stemming from the construction of Sydney’s $3 billion […]

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‘Not something we could ever agree to’: Applicant fights soft class closure in AMP case
Class Actions 2024-02-16 3:26 pm By Sam Matthews

The applicant in a class action against four AMP subsidiaries and two trustees over alleged excessive superannuation fees has flagged its opposition to soft class […]

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Judge approves 27.5% GCO in ‘complex’ Medibank class action
Class Actions 2024-02-06 10:23 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has signed off on a 27.5 per cent group costs order in a consolidated shareholder class action against Medibank over a cyberattack that […]

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Sydney light rail class action judge fears ‘opening a can of worms’ in siloing funder’s 40% cut
Class Actions 2023-12-13 9:05 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The lead plaintiff in a class action over Sydney’s light rail construction, who is seeking a $3 million judgment, has brought a novel bid for […]

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Court OKs 30% GCO for law firm running hotel quarantine class action
Class Actions 2023-11-30 11:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The firm behind a class action over Victoria’s COVID-19 hotel quarantine debacle has won a group costs order providing for a 30 per cent contingency […]

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Class action firm may seek compensation for unlawful immigration detention
Human Rights 2023-11-10 9:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A leading class action firm may seek compensation for those who were illegally detained after the High Court ruled that Australia’s system of holding individuals […]

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Hotel quarantine class action argues for second-highest GCO
COVID-19 2023-10-13 11:27 pm By Sam Matthews

A law firm behind a class action against the state of Victoria over the COVID-19 hotel quarantine fiasco is seeking what would be the second […]

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Judge ‘had enough’ with delays in four-year-old AMP class action
Class Actions 2023-10-05 1:14 pm By Sam Matthews

The judge overseeing a slow moving class action against four AMP subsidiaries and two trustees over alleged excessive superannuation fees has expressed his frustration with […]

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Law firms to team up in shareholder class action against Medibank
Securities 2023-09-06 11:44 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has approved a bid to consolidate two shareholder class actions against Medibank over a cyberattack that affected 10 million customers, finding that having […]

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IAG class action says 30% GCO can’t be compared to beauty parade rates in Star cases
Class Actions 2023-08-18 2:29 pm By Sam Matthews

In its bid for a 30 per cent group costs order, the applicant in a class action against Insurance Australia Group says the percentage shouldn’t […]

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