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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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Victoria’s stage 4 lockdown imperils Robodebt class action trial
Class Actions 2020-08-13 2:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

An impending three-week trial for the Robodebt class action may be in danger due to stage 4 lockdown measures in place in Victoria to control […]

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Judge criticises ‘unhelpful’ Robodebt class action applicants as discovery narrows
Class Actions 2020-07-30 3:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has narrowed discovery in a class action against the Commonwealth of Australia over allegedly unlawful Robodebt payments, criticising the lead applicants for persisting […]

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Judge accused of ‘very aggressively’ attacking government’s Robodebt defence
Class Actions 2020-06-16 2:30 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has been accused of “very aggressively” raising issues with a barrister for the Federal Government over its failure to amend its defence in […]

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