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Picking class action winner on strength of law firm’s experience entrenches dominance, appeal says
Class Actions 2024-01-31 11:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

A law firm that lost a contest to run a class action against Toyota unit Hino has appealed a decision to give the case to […]

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Maurice Blackburn beats out rival in contest to run Hino class action
Class Actions 2023-12-15 11:10 am By Sam Matthews

A judge has awarded carriage of a class action against Toyota unit Hino to Maurice Blackburn, finding that the law firm’s experience and resources trumped […]

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US firm beats Maurice Blackburn ‘on every conceivable dimension’, Hino class action judge told
Class Actions 2023-11-21 7:58 pm By Sam Matthews

Personal injury law firm Gerard Malouf & Partners has hit back at Maurice Blackburn’s challenge to its class action experience in a fight for carriage […]

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Oil spill class action firm wins settlement hearing fees, including bill for tax advice
Class Actions 2023-07-25 5:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

Despite a judge’s complaint that class action costs are generally “out of control”, the law firm that secured a $192.5 million settlement and earned about […]

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Costs in class actions getting ‘out of control’, judge says
Class Actions 2023-06-16 10:52 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge overseeing a $192.5 million settlement in an oil spill class action against PTTEP Australia on behalf of Indonesian seaweed farmers has balked at […]

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Firm must compete to administer $192.5M PTTEP class action settlement
Class Actions 2023-03-22 9:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The law firm that ran a class action over the 2009 Montara oil spill must compete to administer a $192.5 million settlement, with a judge […]

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Montara oil spill class action firm, funder score half of $192.5M settlement
Class Actions 2023-03-03 11:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has largely approved the funder’s commission and legal fees to be deducted from a $192.5 million settlement of a class action against oil […]

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