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Contradictor backs $98M class action settlement given 7-Eleven’s ‘significant’ risk of losing at trial
Class Actions 2022-03-29 10:20 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A $98 million settlement reached in two franchisee class actions against 7-Eleven is “appropriate” given the likelihood that the convenience store giant would have lost […]

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7-Eleven class action funder’s commission should be cut by $10M, court told
Class Actions 2022-03-28 7:20 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Litigation funder Galactic should receive a $15 million commission for its work on two franchisee class actions against convenience store giant 7-Eleven, instead of the […]

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‘Grave concerns’ raised by contradictor about 7-Eleven class action lawyer’s comments
Class Actions 2022-03-15 3:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

The contradictor appointed to represent group members in an application for approval of a $98 million settlement of two franchisee class actions against 7-Eleven has […]

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Settlement talks in Astora pelvic mesh class action ‘well advanced’
Product Liability 2022-03-03 9:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

Settlement talks in a class action brought by Shine Lawyers against Astora Women’s Health on behalf of women injured by allegedly defective pelvic mesh products […]

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Insurers defeat appeals in COVID-19 business interruption test cases
Coronavirus 2022-02-21 5:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court challenge by a group of small businesses seeking coverage under business interruption insurance policies for losses flowing from COVID-19 restrictions has largely […]

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Class action funder says perceived 7-Eleven ‘pressure’ relevant to $25M commission bid
Class Actions 2022-02-15 5:51 pm By Christine Caulfield

Evidence of anxiety felt by 7-Eleven franchisees leading class actions against the convenience store giant was relevant to whether the funder could earn a $25 […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2021
Class Actions 2022-01-10 7:52 am By Bianca Hrovat

Class action settlement totals skyrocketed to over $900 million last year, and one law firm negotiated the lion’s share, with $672 million in settlements under […]

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Melissa Caddick’s parents may face court battle over $2.6M Edgecliff property
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-11-25 4:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

The parents of accused Sydney fraudster Melissa Caddick may need to bring court proceedings to retain their $2.6 million Edgecliff home and recoup $1.2 million […]

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Judge won’t send CFO application in 7-Eleven class action to Full Court
Class Actions 2021-11-18 4:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has declined a contradictor’s calls to send an application for a common fund order in a class action against 7-Eleven, which recently settled […]

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7-Eleven class action contradictor says settlement CFO bid should go to Full Court
Class Actions 2021-11-16 5:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A contradictor asked to weigh in on a $98 million settlement in class actions against 7-Eleven has said the Full Federal Court should decide an […]

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