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Judge ‘troubled’ over fairness of $112M Robodebt class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-05-06 10:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing the Robodebt class action has raised concerns about the fairness of a $112 million settlement in the case, which will provide no […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2020
Analysis 2021-01-12 10:46 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Payouts in class actions in 2020 largely kept pace with the previous year despite the financial strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, with companies and other […]

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Law firm seeks $16M from $112M Robodebt class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-01-11 3:42 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The law firm that led an unfunded class action against the Federal government over the controversial Robodebt scheme will ask the court to approve up […]

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Robodebt judge will have fight on hands if government challenges class action legal fees
Class Actions 2020-12-15 8:01 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The applicant in the settled Robodebt class action has warned a judge he will have a “dispute on [his] hands” if the government presses an […]

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Robodebt class action settles for $112M on first day of trial
Class Actions 2020-11-16 1:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

The parties in a class action against the Federal Government over the controversial Robodebt scheme have reached an $112 million settlement as the first day […]

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Judge says Robodebt class action claims ‘weak’, but refuses government’s appeal bid
Class Actions 2020-10-14 9:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has refused an application by the Federal Government to appeal the expansion of the Robodebt class action pleadings despite finding the case was […]

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Government challenges expansion of Robodebt class action
Class Actions 2020-10-01 12:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Government is appealing a judge’s decision to allow the expansion of the Robodebt class action to include claims against five public officers, including […]

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Judge ‘sick to death’ of pleadings fights in Robodebt class action
Class Actions 2020-09-21 2:39 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has slammed the parties in the Robodebt class action for sparring over the pleadings, one week after the class was given leave to […]

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Judge delays Robodebt trial to let class add claims against five government employees
Class Actions 2020-09-16 5:56 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has given the green light for the applicants in the Robodebt class action to file an amended statement of claim on the eve […]

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‘A dog’s breakfast’: Judge pans claims in class action that Robodebt was self-evidently unlawful
Class Actions 2020-08-31 3:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has stopped short of rejecting new claims in the Robodebt class action despite “obvious errors” in the allegations, but has sent the applicants […]

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