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$44.5M Woolworths class action settlement OKd but firm’s fees yet to be approved
Class Actions 2022-08-05 11:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has signed off on a $44.5 million settlement of a shareholder class action against Woolworths, which includes a $4.73 million funding commission, but […]

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Suncorp to pay $33M in super class action settlement
Class Actions 2022-07-25 11:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

The settlement figure in a class action against a unit of Suncorp Group has been revealed as $33 million, and super members are set to […]

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Seven takes Cricket Australia to court to quash broadcast agreement
Sports 2022-06-30 10:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Channel Seven has asked the Federal Court to terminate a Test cricket and Big Bash League broadcast agreement with Cricket Australia due to alleged contract […]

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Suncorp Group settles class action ahead of 25-day trial
Class Actions 2022-05-23 1:07 pm By Sam Matthews

A unit of Suncorp Group has reached an in-principle settlement in a class action over alleged conflicted remuneration on the first day of an expected […]

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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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Seven wins pre-case docs from Cricket Australia in battle over summer broadcast
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-08-27 4:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

Cricket Australia must hand over documents to Seven West Media as the TV network weighs potential legal action for damages against the league over the […]

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‘It’s not a good look’: Judge doesn’t want Suncorp class action to ‘hang around’
Class Actions 2021-06-02 9:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing a conflicted remuneration class action against Suncorp has locked in a trial date for May next year over the protests of the […]

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Judge baulks at law firm’s $13.8M bill in settled Woolworths class action
Class Actions 2021-05-20 9:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has refused to sign off on $13.8 million in fees sought by law firm Maurice Blackburn as part of a $44.5 million settlement […]

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Judge concerned about law firm’s legal costs in $44.5M Woolworths class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-02-12 12:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has raised questions about an estimated $13.6 million in legal costs to be sought in an upcoming approval hearing on a $44.5 million […]

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Woolworths to pay $44.5M to settle shareholder class action
Class Actions 2021-01-29 4:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A $100 million shareholder class action against supermarket giant Woolworths has settled for $44.5 million, a few days before a 15-day trial was set to […]

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