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Medibank can’t halt class action-style complaint to OAIC over data breach
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2024-02-22 2:22 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has dismissed a bid by Medibank to restrain the Office of Australian Information Commissioner from proceeding with a class action-style complaint on behalf […]

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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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Firm’s ‘ridiculously low’ fee budget in Westpac class action drives down funder’s cut
Class Actions 2023-12-11 11:22 am By Christine Caulfield

A judge’s decision to chop $810,000 from the funder’s cut of a settled class action against Westpac sounds a warning to class action litigators that […]

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Medibank says allowing OAIC class action-style case could hurt public’s view of court
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2023-12-05 10:56 pm By Sam Matthews

Medibank has asked a judge to put the kibosh on class action-style proceedings filed with the OAIC, arguing findings inconsistent with those in a class […]

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Westpac class action settlement gets OK, but funder won’t recoup all ATE insurance
Financial Services 2023-11-13 11:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

A $29.95 million settlement resolving a superannuation class action against two Westpac units has won court approval. The judge overseeing the case has also indicated […]

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Class action members reap rewards of competition, but at what cost?
Analysis 2023-09-21 11:55 pm By Sam Matthews

The judge who rewarded the law firm with the lowest ever GCO proposal with carriage of an $80 million class action this week noted the […]

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Record-low GCO rate in Star class action not loss-leading pricing, judge says
Class Actions 2023-09-20 11:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

The winning, 14 per cent contingency fee proposal by Slater & Gordon in a fight to run a class action against Star Entertainment was not […]

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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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Medibank to sue privacy commissioner over possible contempt
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2023-08-31 2:48 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has endorsed Medibank’s bid to sue the OAIC so the court can weigh in on the health insurer’s bid to halt the regulator’s […]

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Slater & Gordon cedes Medibank class action to Baker McKenzie
Class Actions 2023-08-01 10:11 pm By Sam Matthews

Slater and Gordon has agreed to consolidate its data breach class action against Medibank with one brought by Baker McKenzie, after the judge overseeing the […]

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