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$10M settlement offer rejected by plaintiffs in Advanta Seeds class action
Class Actions 2021-06-08 2:04 pm By Christine Caulfield

Plaintiffs in a class action against Advanta Seeds rejected a $10 million offer to settle the litigation, which was later dismissed by a judge. But […]

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Judge nips Advanta Seeds class action in the bud, finds no duty of care owed
Class Actions 2021-04-09 5:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

Advanta Seeds has defeated a class action brought over contaminated seeds, with a court finding the Australian seed supplier did not owe a duty of […]

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Early common fund order in stolen wages class action ‘greatly enhanced’ access to justice, judge says
Class Actions 2020-05-08 6:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A common fund order made at the outset of a class action against the state of Queensland over stolen wages opened the historic $190 million […]

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Judge shoots down Advanta Seeds’ bid for names of signed class action members
Class Actions 2020-03-02 12:55 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Farmers in a class action against Advanta Seeds over allegedly contaminated sorghum have defeated a bid by the company to hand over a list of […]

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Common fund order in stolen wages class action survives High Court ruling
Class Actions 2020-01-17 10:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

A common fund order granting the litigation funder behind the stolen wages class action 20 per cent of a $190 million settlement remains in force […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2019
Class Actions 2020-01-09 11:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Companies and other defendants forked over big sums last year to settle more than 20 class actions, with a total of at least $734 million […]

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Judge OKs $190M stolen wages class action settlement, says funder’s cut fair
Class Actions 2019-12-19 11:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

Calling it the largest human rights case in Australia’s history, a judge has signed off on a $190 million settlement in a class action against […]

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Funder of stolen wages class action fights to keep common fund order alive
Class Actions 2019-12-18 11:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Arguing it shouldn’t be the victim of an “accident of timing”, the funder that bankrolled the landmark stolen wages class action is fighting to save […]

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Judge to look at legal costs in stolen wages class action
Class Actions 2019-11-22 10:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

A hearing for approval of a $190 million settlement in a historic class action over unpaid wages to thousands of Indigenous workers has been adjourned […]

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Judge refuses access to insurance policy in Advanta Seeds class action
Class Actions 2019-10-10 5:06 pm By Amelia Birnie

The plaintiffs in a farming class action brought against Advanta Seeds over allegedly contaminated sorghum have been denied access to the defendant’s insurance policy documents, […]

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