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Opal Tower class action reaches eleventh-hour settlement before 40-day trial
Construction 2022-05-19 10:54 pm By Sam Matthews

A long-running class action over the Opal Tower disaster has settled, along with two related cases over the defective building, as a five-week trial was set […]

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Orix loses access fight over files in criminal case against former executives
Employment 2022-05-13 4:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

Fleet management company Orix Australia has struck out in its bid to access certain files in an abandoned criminal case against two former senior executives […]

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Opal Tower engineer takes insurers to court over class action coverage
Insurance 2022-03-30 1:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The structural engineer behind Sydney’s Opal Tower has taken builder Icon’s insurers to court, arguing they should cover its costs in a class action brought […]

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Opal Tower engineer wins bid to probe scope of insurers indemnity of Icon
Class Actions 2021-12-02 4:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

The structural engineer behind Sydney’s ill-fated Opal Tower can examine whether builder Icon Co has been indemnified for $31 million worth of damage which occurred […]

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Concrete company knew of prior Opal Tower failure, class action cross-claim alleges
Class Actions 2021-09-15 11:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

Prefab concrete company Evolution Precast Systems failed to install reinforced concrete in Sydney’s ill-fated Opal Tower and knew about a prior failure with one of […]

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Insurers may be dragged into Opal Tower class action
Class Actions 2021-07-02 3:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Third-party liability insurers may become the latest parties to be dragged into a complex class action over alleged defects in Sydney’s Opal Tower, which has […]

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Icon, structural engineer WSP added as defendants in Opal Tower class action
Class Actions 2021-06-10 1:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

Opal Tower builder Icon and structural engineer WSP Structures have been joined as defendants in a class action brought by property owners, who have also […]

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Judge pushes for trial early next year in Opal Tower class action
Class Actions 2021-03-25 3:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has suggested hearing the long-running class action over the Opal Tower disaster as early as the first quarter of next year, as the […]

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Atanaskovic Hartnell loses fee fight with company fleeced by Brody Clarke
Business of Law 2020-05-18 11:35 am By Miklos Bolza

Atanaskovic Hartnell has mostly come up short in a court battle for over $165,000 in legal fees, with a judge finding the law firm was […]

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Atanaskovic Hartnell’s $8,000 fee fight ‘a joke,’ judge says
Business of Law 2019-11-29 11:34 pm By Hannah Gee

A judge has called a spat between law firm Atanaskovic Hartnell and media company Birketu over $8,000 in fees “a joke,” after the firm won […]

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