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‘A dog’s breakfast’: Judge pans claims in class action that Robodebt was self-evidently unlawful
Class Actions 2020-08-31 3:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has stopped short of rejecting new claims in the Robodebt class action despite “obvious errors” in the allegations, but has sent the applicants […]

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‘Confusing and confused’: Judge throws out Nauru detention class action
Class Actions 2020-08-24 4:06 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has dismissed a class action accusing Government ministers of misfeasance in public office over the practice of securing Nauruan visas for those detained […]

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Victoria’s stage 4 lockdown imperils Robodebt class action trial
Class Actions 2020-08-13 2:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

An impending three-week trial for the Robodebt class action may be in danger due to stage 4 lockdown measures in place in Victoria to control […]

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Funder’s average rate of return a factor in approving class action commission, judge says
Class Actions 2020-07-10 8:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

A litigation funder’s average rate of return on its investment in shareholder class actions was one of a number of factors weighed by a judge […]

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Judge accused of ‘very aggressively’ attacking government’s Robodebt defence
Class Actions 2020-06-16 2:30 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has been accused of “very aggressively” raising issues with a barrister for the Federal Government over its failure to amend its defence in […]

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Robodebt recipients won’t be asked to waive class action claims
Class Actions 2020-06-04 6:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

Centrelink recipients eligible for a share of $721 million in refunds on debts paid as part of the controversial Robodebt scheme will not be asked […]

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Dover ignored lawyers’ warnings about ‘misleading’ client policy, court hears
Financial Services 2020-06-01 5:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Dover Financial director Terry McMaster on Monday admitted to personally drafting a so-called client protection policy described by a judge as an “exercise in […]

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Government’s $721M Robodebt refund ignores damages claims, class action lawyer says
Class Actions 2020-05-29 8:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Morrison Government will refund Centrelink recipients $721 million in debts paid as part of the controversial Robodebt scheme at the centre of a class […]

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First common fund order granted in the wake of High Court ruling
Class Actions 2020-05-06 1:51 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has made a common fund order in approving a $3 million settlement in a class action against mortgage lending and investment company RMBL, […]

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Class can’t access insurance docs in action over ‘illusory’ car warranties
Class Actions 2020-04-14 5:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

The applicant in a $47.6 million class action against a unit of car leasing company McMillan Shakespeare has been denied access to insurance documents sought […]

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