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Insurers largely prevail in second COVID-19 test case
Insurance 2021-10-08 5:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Insurers have largely succeeded in challenging COVID-19 business interruption claims by a group of small businesses, in an important second test case that could save […]

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Insurers dragged into Gunns plantation class action
Class Actions 2020-08-17 3:15 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two insurance companies have been joined as respondents to a class action against forestry giant Gunns over the failure of six managed investment schemes for […]

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Sacked lawyer gets go-ahead to bring sex discrimination case against firm
Employment 2019-11-07 10:13 pm By Hannah Gee

A former national law firm partner who claims she was overlooked for promotion to equity partner because she is a woman has won leave to […]

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National law firm slams ex-partner’s ‘sorry story’ for delays in bringing sex discrimination case
Employment 2019-09-19 10:11 pm By Amelia Birnie

A national Australian law firm has asked the Federal Court to throw out a sex discrimination claim filed against it by a former partner, on […]

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$6M Bank of Queensland class action settlement one claim under insurance policy, appeals court says
Insurance 2019-08-06 9:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has found insurers AIG Australia and Catlin Australia have to cover part of a $6 million settlement agreed to by Bank of […]

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Ex-partner files sex discrimination lawsuit after leaving national firm
Employment 2019-05-17 7:49 pm By Amelia Birnie

A former employment law partner at a national Australian law firm is suing her former employer for sex discrimination, after her original complaint was thrown […]

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$6M class action settlement is one claim under insurance policy, Bank of Queensland says
Class Actions 2019-05-14 8:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Bank of Queensland has criticised a judgment which found the bank’s insurance policy left it on the hook for a $6 million settlement of […]

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Bank of Queensland loses fight with insurer over $6M class action settlement
Insurance 2018-11-07 10:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bank of Queensland has lost a dispute with two insurers over coverage for a $6 million settlement of a class action brought by investors in […]

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