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Allianz loses bid for class action beauty parade
Class Actions 2021-09-15 1:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has signed off on a proposal by two law firms to jointly run a consolidated class action against Allianz over add-on car insurance, […]

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Bill for AMA Group’s case against former CEO tops $730,000
Employment 2021-08-30 10:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

Car repair giant AMA Group has so far spent $737,000 in professional fees investigating whistleblower claims and taking former boss Andrew Hopkins to court for […]

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Law firms reverse course on novel alternative to beauty parade in Allianz class actions
Insurance 2021-07-13 1:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two law firms running competing class actions against insurance giant Allianz have dropped a plan to resolve the duplication by jointly running just one of […]

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Car repair group AMA agrees to early mediation with former CEO Andrew Hopkins
Employment 2021-06-15 3:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMA Group has told a court it will enter early mediation in its lawsuit against former CEO Andrew Hopkins that alleges he owes $2.4 million […]

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Car repair company AMA drags former CEO to court over $2.4M in expenses
Automotive 2021-05-06 10:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMA Group is suing former CEO Andrew Hopkins for $2.4 million he allegedly owes in unauthorised expenses and repayments on an outstanding loan. The company […]

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Law firms behind rival Allianz class actions to press for novel alternative to beauty parade
Class Actions 2021-04-23 3:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two law firms bringing competing class actions against insurance giant Allianz have proposed to resolve the duplication by jointly running just one of the cases, […]

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AMA Group’s Andrew Hopkins steps down as CEO, drops court action
Employment 2021-02-01 11:01 am By Spencer Fowler Steen

Andrew Hopkins has resigned from his position as group CEO of automotive repair firm AMA and has discontinued his lawsuit against the company despite a […]

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AMA Group to fight court injunction granted to ‘intolerable’ CEO accused of fraud
Employment 2021-01-29 1:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

Automotive firm AMA Group will seek to discharge an injunction preventing it from dismissing a CEO who has been accused of defrauding the company of […]

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Maurice Blackburn did not breach obligations in TWE class action, Full Court finds
Appeals 2020-12-17 4:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has tossed an appeal by Treasury Wine Estates claiming that Maurice Blackburn and barrister Guy Donnellan breached their obligations in preparing […]

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Law firm ‘took advantage’ of privileged position in filing Treasury Wines class action, court told
Class Actions 2020-11-27 7:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

Treasury Wine Estates has accused plaintiffs law firm Maurice Blackburn and barrister Guy Donnellan of “taking advantage” of their privileged position by using evidence discovered […]

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