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$1.3M awarded to Queensland floods class action sample group members
Class Actions 2021-05-07 5:01 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has awarded four sample group members in the Queensland floods class action $1.28 million in compensation, finding that charitable payments did not affect […]

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Court OKs $440M settlement in Queensland floods class action
Class Actions 2021-05-03 2:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

A $440 million settlement by the State of Queensland and dam operator Sunwater resolving a class action over the 2011 Queensland floods has been approved […]

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Google misled users about location data privacy, judge rules
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-04-16 10:29 am By Christine Caulfield

Google misled or is likely to have misled some reasonable users of its Android devices about the digital giant’s use of their location data, a […]

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Declassing bid defeated in Jardine Lloyd Thomson class action
Class Actions 2021-04-16 4:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

Insurance broker Jardine Lloyd Thompson has lost its bid to shut down a class action brought on behalf of NSW local councils, with a judge […]

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Law firm racked up $60M legal bill in Queensland floods class action
Class Actions 2021-03-15 2:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

The law firm behind a long-running class action over the 2011 floods in Queensland which reached a $440 million partial settlement last month has estimated […]

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ACCC secures $83.5M in fines over vehicle shipping cartel
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-02-04 10:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Norwegian shipping company Wallenius Wilhlmsen Ocean has been fined $24 million for conspiring to fix the rates charged for shipping vehicles to Australia, bringing the […]

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$440M settlement reached in Queensland floods class action
Class Actions 2021-02-26 1:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The State of Queensland and subcontractor Sunwater have agreed to pay $440 million to settle part of a class action over the 2011 floods in […]

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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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Uber’s in-house lawyers must hand over emails in taxi driver class action
Class Actions 2020-11-04 6:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

Rideshare giant Uber Technologies has lost a bid to keep its in-house legal team from handing over emails to a class action brought by Australian […]

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Dam operators, Queensland face ‘very large’ costs in floods class action
Class Actions 2020-11-03 1:27 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Embattled dam operators Seqwater and Sunwater, along with the State of Queensland, have been hit with costs in the long-running class action over the 2011 […]

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