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Disaster payments can’t limit damages in Queensland floods class action, judge says
Class Actions 2020-12-08 5:42 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has ruled that disaster payments cannot be taken into consideration in assessing damages in a long-running class action over the 2011 Queensland floods […]

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Queensland says state should pay just 1% of flood class action damages
Class Actions 2020-04-29 4:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Queensland government is seeking court orders that put dam operators Seqwater and Sunwater on the hook for the vast majority of damages after a […]

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Seqwater appeals 50 percent damages ruling in Queensland floods class action
Appeals 2020-07-14 7:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

Dam operator Seqwater is challenging a decision that put it on the hook for 50 per cent of any damages payouts to thousands of members […]

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Judge awards $253,000 to lead plaintiff in Queensland floods class action
Class Actions 2020-05-29 3:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead plaintiff in the Queensland floods class action has been awarded more than $253,000 in compensation from the state government and two dam operators, […]

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Combustible cladding class action gets makeover
Class Actions 2020-02-27 5:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a class action over allegedly combustible cladding has been ordered to immediately pay the defendants’ costs that were thrown away by […]

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No end in sight for epic Queensland floods class action
Class Actions 2020-02-21 12:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Dam operator Seqwater will appeal its loss in a long-running class action over the 2011 Queensland floods that destroyed over 2,000 homes, a move derided […]

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De-classing threat revived as 3A Composites slams ‘simply shambolic’ combustible cladding action
Product Liability 2019-12-16 9:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

German cladding manufacturer 3A Composites has again threatened to call for the de-classing of a class action brought over allegedly combustible cladding, slamming the case […]

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Dam operators found negligent in Queensland floods class actions
Class Actions 2019-11-29 11:41 am By Miklos Bolza

The NSW Supreme Court has ruled against the operators of two Queensland dams as well as the state government, finding they were vicariously liable for […]

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Facing Deloitte cross-claims, Dick Smith execs drag other directors into class action
Class Actions 2019-10-03 10:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Former Dick Smith executives Nick Abboud and Michael Potts have pointed the finger at the defunct electronics retailer’s other directors in response to cross claims […]

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NSW government points finger at developer in Opal Tower class action
Class Actions 2019-10-02 9:01 pm By Amelia Birnie

The NSW government’s Sydney Olympic Park Authority, which is facing a class action brought by owners of apartments at the troubled Opal Tower, has laid […]

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