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Lead plaintiff awarded $253,000 in Queensland floods class action
Class Actions May 29, 2020 3:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead plaintiff in the Queensland floods class action has been awarded more than $256,000 in compensation from the state government and two dam operators, […]

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Queensland says state should pay just 1% of flood class action damages
Class Actions April 29, 2020 4:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Queensland government is seeking court orders that put dam operators Seqwater and Sunwater on the hook for the vast majority of damages after a […]

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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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Damages hearing in Queensland floods class action to go ahead despite appeal
Class Actions April 24, 2020 6:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

A hearing to determine damages in the Queensland floods class action will proceed next week despite an appeal brought by the two dam operators that […]

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‘One hearing and two interlocutory judgments have achieved precisely nothing’: Judge scolds parties in Parklea Market dispute
Real Estate March 23, 2020 6:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has criticised the parties in a land sale dispute over Sydney’s Parklea Markets for failing to make progress to bring the case to […]

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Judge scolds parties for delaying funder’s landmark appeal by three months
Appeals March 5, 2020 1:34 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Litigation funder Augusta Ventures has had its appeal of a groundbreaking ruling that put it on the hook for security for costs in a Fair […]

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No end in sight for epic Queensland floods class action
Class Actions February 21, 2020 12:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Dam operator Seqwater will appeal its loss in a long-running class action over the 2011 Queensland floods that destroyed over 2,000 homes, a move derided […]

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Dam operators found negligent in Queensland floods class actions
Class Actions November 29, 2019 11:41 am By Miklos Bolza

The NSW Supreme Court has ruled against the operators of two Queensland dams as well as the state government, finding they were vicariously liable for […]

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Funder appeals ruling over security in Fair Work class actions
Employment November 12, 2019 10:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Litigation funder Augusta Ventures has brought its promised appeal of a groundbreaking ruling that put it on the hook for paying security for costs in […]

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Funder to appeal landmark ruling on security in Fair Work class actions
Employment October 28, 2019 4:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

A litigation funder is planning to challenge a landmark Federal Court ruling that found for the first time that funders can be ordered to pay […]

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