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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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Lendlease loses bid for separate hearing in Acciona dispute over $160M deal
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-12-06 3:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has ruled he will not consider a separate question on whether Acciona is barred from setting off any damages payable to Lendlease in […]

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Car makers to pay $52M to settle Takata airbags class actions
Class Actions 2021-09-15 3:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Six of the world’s largest car makers have agreed to pay $52 million to settle class actions accusing them of selling cars with deadly Takata […]

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Settlement reached in Takata airbags class actions
Class Actions 2021-07-13 11:55 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Six of the world’s largest car makers have agreed to settle class actions accusing them of selling cars with deadly Takata airbags. The in-principle settlements […]

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$2.5M settlement in GST class action wins court approval
Class Actions 2020-08-19 5:34 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has signed off on a $2.5 million settlement of a class action against the developers of the Governor Place residential complex in Canberra […]

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Goodman Fielder gets green light to reopen $1.25M GrainCorp case
Contracts 2020-06-10 6:31 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A court has given Goodman Fielder the green light to reopen its breach of contract case against GrainCorp to submit further evidence on potential damages. […]

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Car makers won’t take class closure fight to High Court
Product Liability 2020-05-07 11:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

Seven car makers defending class actions over defective Takata airbags have confirmed they will not be challenging a landmark decision that set aside a pre-settlement […]

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Canberra developers settle apartment owners’ class action over $6.3M in GST
Class Actions 2020-03-30 1:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The developers behind the Governor Place residential complex in Canberra have reached a settlement in a class action by aparment owners seeking $6.3 million in […]

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‘I have been ignored’: Claimant makes courtroom plea in AMP insurance churn case
Financial Services 2020-03-03 4:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

An individual claimant accusing AMP Financial Planning of ignoring multiple attempts to gain remediation for alleged insurance re-writing conduct was granted permission to voice his […]

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Judge hits AMP with $5.2M penalty, says greedy financial adviser was ‘in the right place’
Financial Services 2020-02-05 11:05 am By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has imposed a penalty of almost $5.2 million on AMP Financial Planning after finding it was “reckless” in its “lamentable failure” to […]

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