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COVID-19 aged care class actions put on ice pending criminal trials
Class Actions 2024-02-01 3:40 pm By Sam Matthews

Still in the dark about insurance coverage and seeking to stem the flow of cash, two class actions against Heritage Care and St Basil’s over […]

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Qantas stands by defence in ghost flights case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2023-12-04 9:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Qantas has hit back the ACCC’s argument that the airline failed to respond to key allegations in its ‘ghost flights’ case, telling the court it’s […]

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Judge doubts power to order irrelevant docs be produced in aged care class actions
Class Actions 2023-11-13 10:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has upheld a ruling that rejected a bid by two class actions against Victorian aged care providers for insurance and financial information, finding […]

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ACCC calls out Qantas for ‘failure’ to respond to key claims in landmark case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2023-11-08 1:58 pm By Sam Matthews

The ACCC has raised concerns over Qantas’ alleged failure to respond to claims in a blockbuster case against the airline over the sale of tickets […]

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‘What’s the limit to this?’ Judge questions bid for insurance docs in COVID-19 outbreak class actions
Insurance 2023-10-19 9:15 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has questioned a challenge by two class actions against Victorian aged care providers to a ruling that rejected their bid for insurance and […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2022
Top 10 Class Action Settlements 2023-01-06 3:23 pm By Sam Matthews

Class action settlement sums reached new highs last year, with the ten largest agreements totalling almost $1 billion, almost half of which was secured by […]

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EY settles class action claims over Slater & Gordon audits
Class Actions 2022-05-26 10:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Ernst & Young has settled all claims against it in a shareholder class action alleging the Big Four accounting firm and Pitcher Partners signed off […]

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ASIC loses waiver argument over privileged docs in case against REST
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-04-29 2:18 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has panned ASIC’s bid to discover a wide range of privileged communications between super fund REST and various legal advisers, finding the regulator […]

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Mitsubishi hits back at class action, says it can’t be sued over fuel efficiency labels
Class Actions 2022-03-04 9:46 pm By Sam Matthews

Mitsubishi has denied class action allegations that it made misleading fuel efficiency representations on labels affixed to the windshields of over 70,000 Triton Utes, and […]

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Victorian aged care facilities can’t declass claims in COVID-19 class actions
COVID-19 2021-12-16 7:53 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Victorian aged care homes accused of “major failures” during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic have lost their bid to declass claims of neglect […]

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