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3A Composites wins push for detailed claims in cladding class action
Class Actions 2022-08-09 1:34 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has ordered that the lead applicant in a class action against German cladding manufacturer 3A Composites give further details on how its allegedly […]

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Claims pared in class action over sinking Sydney homes
Class Actions 2022-07-08 5:33 pm By Sam Matthews

Sydney homeowners bringing a class action over homes they claim are sinking into the ground won’t be able to recoup alleged losses from the engineering […]

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Law firm behind ANZ, Westpac flex commission cases to try again for contingency fees
Class Actions 2022-06-23 9:18 pm By Sam Matthews

The law firm that lost the first ever application for a group costs order in class actions against ANZ and Westpac has indicated it will […]

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Ex-Dick Smith CEO should be liable for approving $28.5M in dividends, appeals court told
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-05-30 9:30 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The former CEO of failed electronics retailer Dick Smith should be held responsible for approving two dividend payments worth $28.5 million which the company could […]

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Funder sells interest in combustible cladding class actions for $20M
Class Actions 2022-05-30 9:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder backing two combustible cladding class actions has sold a third of its investment in the cases to a player in the nascent […]

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IAG appeals to High Court, says JobKeeper should offset any COVID-19 payouts
Insurance 2022-03-22 10:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

While mostly prevailing in test cases over coverage for COVID-19 business interruption claims, Insurance Australia Group has asked the High Court to weigh in on […]

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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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Franchisees appeal $1.2M security order in Hog’s Breath Cafe class action
Franchises 2022-02-18 10:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

Franchisees of the Hog’s Breath Cafe restaurant chain are challenging a ruling that they hand over $1.23 million in security for the defence costs of […]

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Law firms earned $68M for defending lawsuits over collapse of Dick Smith
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-02-11 11:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

The law firms and barristers who defended former Dick Smith directors in sprawling litigation over the failure of the electronics retailer earned close to $68 […]

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Class action against Hog’s Breath Cafe can’t dodge $1.2M security
Class Actions 2022-02-07 2:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

Franchisees of the Hog’s Breath Cafe restaurant chain must pay $1.23 million in security for legal costs in their class action against the franchisor, and […]

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