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Dentons can’t block use of info from its class action in latest toxic foam case by Shine
Class Actions June 30, 2020 4:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Shine Lawyers has been given the go ahead to use two reports produced in three settled PFAS class actions as evidence in its latest case […]

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Judge scolds law firms behind competing Boral class actions
Class Actions June 29, 2020 8:33 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has scolded the law firms behind competing shareholder class actions against Boral for delaying progress of the proceedings, but may wait until the […]

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‘A significant inequality of arms’: Funding led to better outcome in PFAS class action, judge says
Class Actions June 9, 2020 3:00 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The judge overseeing three class actions against the Commonwealth over its use of allegedly toxic firefighting foam, which have settled for $212.5 million, said backing […]

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Judge approves $212.5M toxic foam class action settlement
Class Actions June 5, 2020 9:46 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has given his blessing to a landmark $212.5 million settlement of three class actions over the use of allegedly toxic firefighting foam at […]

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Toxic foam class action settlement hearing runs to second day, with ‘unusual’ number of objections
Class Actions June 4, 2020 8:25 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The settlement of three class actions brought against the Commonwealth of Australia over its alleged use of toxic firefighting foam on government military bases is […]

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Law firm faulted for ‘opaqueness’ over number of toxic foam class actions to be filed
Class Actions April 30, 2020 11:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Responding to a judge’s criticism that he had been “fobbed off” about how many PFAS class actions it expected to file, Shine Lawyers has said […]

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Scenic Tours passengers can claim damages for disappointment, High Court rules
Class Actions April 24, 2020 11:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

Passengers on 5-star European river cruises operated by Scenic Tours can claim damages for disappointment after they were forced to take buses for most of […]

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Shine Lawyers’ attempt at video opt-out notice not a Golden Globe winner, judge teases
Class Actions April 15, 2020 3:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has praised an attempt by Shine Lawyer’s head of litigation to create an audio-visual opt out notice for its insurance class […]

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Fight erupts over need for amicus to weigh fairness of $212.5M toxic foam settlement scheme
Class Actions April 6, 2020 7:02 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The Commonwealth of Australia has called for the appointment of an amicus to scrutinise the $212.5 million settlement reached in several class action against it […]

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Judge OKs notice in Westpac class action foreshadowing ‘expense sharing order’
Class Actions April 2, 2020 10:51 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has approved a notice in a class action against Westpac alerting group members that an “expense sharing order” will be sought by the […]

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