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WorleyParsons may try to shut down class action as trial kicks off
Class Actions 2019-08-28 4:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

WorleyParsons may seek to shut down a shareholder class action against it due to an “insuperable obstacle” caused by last minute pleading amendments, the engineering […]

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Casual worker class actions put on hold amid WorkPac Full Court appeal
Class Actions 2019-04-01 1:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two Adero Law-led class actions against Hays Specialist Recruitment and Stellar Personnel have been put on hold amid a looming Full Court appeal by Workpac […]

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Thiess, 85-year-old woman liable in Parkerville bushfire class action
Class Actions 2019-03-27 9:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

A 2014 bushfire sparked by a termite-infested electrical pole that destroyed 57 homes was the fault of sub-contractor Thiess Services and the elderly owner of […]

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WorleyParsons class action trial delayed in 11th hour judge swap
Trials 2019-03-06 7:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

The trial in a much anticipated shareholder class action against engineering firm WorleyParsons scheduled to commence this week has hit a roadblock, with a last […]

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Draft expert reports fair game in $100M Gladstone Ports class action
Class Actions 2019-02-19 8:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Gladstone Ports has won access to draft expert reports prepared by Clyde & Co in its $100 million class action against the Queensland government owned […]

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Surfstitch judge says court can’t drop opt-out notice to class
Class Actions 2018-11-16 11:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has rejected a bid by the applicants in two shareholder class actions against online fashion retailer Surfstitch to push forward with a proposed […]

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Surfstitch class action settlement in peril as debate rages over opt-out notice
Class Actions 2018-11-01 8:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

Judges do not have the power to approve a class action settlement without first issuing an opt-out notice to group members, the court-appointed contradictor in […]

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Western Power’s negligence caused Parkerville bushfire, court hears
Class Actions 2018-07-16 10:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

Electricity company Western Power was to blame for the January 2014 inferno that destroyed 57 homes in and around Parkerville, Western Australia, a lawyer told […]

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Class seeks to slash Quinn Emanuel, Vannin’s fees by millions
Class Actions 2018-07-04 10:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a resolved class action against Bank of Queensland has argued law firm Quinn Emanuel and litigation funder Vannin Capital should have […]

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Judge slams class action settlement as “worst” he’s ever seen
Class Actions 2018-05-25 4:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge on Friday reluctantly approved a $12 million settlement in the long-running class action against Bank of Queensland, saying it left almost […]

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