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Stanwell flags rare ‘no case to answer’ submission in Qld energy class action
Class Actions 2024-02-16 4:20 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Queensland power company Stanwell has flagged a possible ‘no case to answer’ submission in an upcoming competition class action trial that would seek to shut […]

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Suncorp’s AAI fights for class closure in insurance class action
Competition & Consumer Protection 2024-02-12 4:39 pm By Sam Matthews

Suncorp subsidiary AAI has asked a court to order soft class closure in a group proceeding over allegedly worthless insurance, saying it was “passing strange” […]

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Third law firm ‘waiting in the wings’ to file class action against IC Markets
Class Actions 2024-02-09 9:05 pm By Sam Matthews

International Capital Markets may soon face a third class action, a court has heard, as the first two class actions to be filed against the […]

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Law firms team up to run class action against IG Markets over CFDs
Financial Services 2024-02-06 3:04 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Two firms have agreed to consolidate their class actions against online trading platform IG Markets over risky CFDs, but the company failed in a bid […]

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NSW tries to duck exemplary damages in strip search class action
Class Actions 2024-01-09 12:37 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The New South Wales government wants to strike out class action claims that police conducted illegal strip searches at music festivals in the state ‘as […]

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Court slashes law firm’s costs in Aveo class action settlement
Class Actions 2024-01-05 11:24 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has cut law firm Levitt Robinson’s costs in a class action against retirement village provider Aveo, finding the solicitors were “seriously derelict” in […]

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Judge ‘abundantly satisfied’ strip search case against NSW should continue as class action
Class Actions 2023-12-19 2:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has found that a lawsuit against the state of NSW over hundreds of allegedly illegal strip searches conducted by NSW police at music […]

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Still no funder for AGL class action, but dismissal not a done deal
Competition & Consumer Protection 2023-11-27 2:49 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has given a competition class action against AGL Energy another chance to secure funding, but imposed a “drop dead date” by which the […]

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Aveo’s $11M class action settlement OK’d, but ‘avoidable costs’ yet to be doled out
Class Actions 2023-11-22 11:32 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has given the green light to a $11 million settlement in a class action against retirement village provider Aveo, but reserved his decision […]

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Union succeeds in excluding members from McDonald’s class action
Class Actions 2023-11-17 11:27 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A union has partially won a bid to exclude thousands of current and former members from a class action against McDonald’s, after losing a challenge […]

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