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‘An air of unreality’: Judge questions Treasury Wine’s breach claims against Maurice Blackburn
Class Actions June 24, 2020 8:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

A claim by Treasury Wine Estates that Maurice Blackburn — but no other law firm — is prohibited from bringing a shareholder class action over […]

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Full Court says HWL Ebsworth lawyer was not sacked for political views
Employment March 13, 2020 2:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has thrown out an appeal by a former special counsel of HWL Ebsworth, ruling the senior practitioner was reasonably fired for […]

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Court has power to make cy-pres orders in class action settlements, judge says
Class Actions January 17, 2020 10:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge who last month approved a $29 million settlement in a consumer class action against Radio Rentals has held that courts have power to […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2019
Class Actions January 9, 2020 11:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Companies and other defendants forked over big sums last year to settle more than 20 class actions, with a total of at least $734 million […]

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Judge OKs $29M settlement in Radio Rentals class action
Class Actions January 9, 2020 1:12 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has given his seal of approval to a $29 million settlement that resolves a class action over Radio Rentals’ Rent, Try, $1 Buy […]

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Future personal injury claims may be barred in PFAS class actions, court warns
Australian Government Solicitor November 1, 2019 10:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has expressed concerns about whether group members in three class actions against the Commonwealth over allegedly toxic firefighting foam will be […]

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Robocalls proposed in Radio Rentals settlement after class members crash Maurice Blackburn’s phone line
Class Actions October 8, 2019 9:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

After being flooded with phone calls by class members wanting a share of a recent $16.4 million settlement with Cash Converters, law firm Maurice Blackburn […]

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$29M Radio Rentals settlement clears hurdle after ex-CEO cries prejudice
Class Actions September 4, 2019 10:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

The $29 million settlement in the Radio Rentals ‘Rent, Try, $1 Buy’ class action is back on track after concerns by former CEO James Marshall […]

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Sacked HWL Ebsworth special counsel loses ‘wholly unrealistic’ unlawful dismissal case
Employment September 3, 2019 10:24 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has thrown out an unlawful dismissal case brought by former HWL Ebsworth special counsel against the firm, describing his arguments as “trivial” and […]

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Radio Rentals, AIG to pay $29M to settle ‘Rent, Try, Buy’ class action
Class Actions September 3, 2019 10:43 am By Christine Caulfield

Radio Rentals and its insurer, AIG, have reached a $29 million settlement in a consumer class action alleging the company pushed misleading ‘Rent, Try, $1 […]

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