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Judge approves $212.5M toxic foam class action settlement
Class Actions 2020-06-05 9:46 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has given his blessing to a landmark $212.5 million settlement of three class actions over the use of allegedly toxic firefighting foam at […]

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Toxic foam class action settlement hearing runs to second day, with ‘unusual’ number of objections
Class Actions 2020-06-04 8:25 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The settlement of three class actions brought against the Commonwealth of Australia over its alleged use of toxic firefighting foam on government military bases is […]

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Sports betting companies lose challenge to $3.8M judgment
Appeals 2020-05-12 6:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has dealt Classic Bet and Best Bet a loss in their challenge to a $3.8 million judgment in a contractual dispute related […]

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‘We must at least try’: Judge says virtual trial will go ahead in Ford class action
Class Actions 2020-04-16 4:55 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Ford has lost its bid to delay an upcoming virtual trial in a class action over allegedly defective PowerShift transmissions, with a judge saying the […]

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‘This is the reality of litigation in Australia’: Class action clashes with Ford over virtual trial
Trials 2020-04-09 9:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

Arguing that the court should not be “baulking at problems that have the potential to occur”, counsel for a class action against Ford is pushing […]

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Fight erupts over need for amicus to weigh fairness of $212.5M toxic foam settlement scheme
Class Actions 2020-04-06 7:02 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The Commonwealth of Australia has called for the appointment of an amicus to scrutinise the $212.5 million settlement reached in several class action against it […]

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Court wrestles with how toxic foam settlement objectors will be heard
Class Actions 2020-03-26 2:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing the $212.5 million settlement in three toxic foam class actions against the Commonwealth of Australia has been told of at least one […]

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Government reaches settlement in toxic foam class actions
Class Actions 2020-02-27 10:55 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement has been reached in three class action against the Commonwealth of Australia over the use of allegedly toxic firefighting foam at government military […]

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Deloitte partners can’t dodge production order after ‘outrageous’ removal of audit files, Full Court says
Class Actions 2020-02-27 10:00 am By Miklos Bolza

Deloitte has lost its appeal of a ruling in a shareholder class action over the collapse of Hastie Group that compelled the production of audit […]

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Privileges of partnership: Deloitte to learn fate of challenge to production order in Hastie class action
Appeals 2020-02-26 1:40 pm By Christine Caulfield

A ruling is expected Thursday in an appeal by the partnership of Deloitte over the production of audit files that were apparently stolen from the […]

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