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Quintis class action settlement delayed again over $46M insurance question
Class Actions 2020-05-29 5:16 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The settlement of two shareholder class actions against sandalwood producer Quintis has been delayed for a second time, as the parties continue to investigate the […]

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Judge approves $212.5M toxic foam class action settlement
Class Actions 2020-06-05 9:46 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has given his blessing to a landmark $212.5 million settlement of three class actions over the use of allegedly toxic firefighting foam at […]

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Government reaches settlement in toxic foam class actions
Class Actions 2020-02-27 10:55 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement has been reached in three class action against the Commonwealth of Australia over the use of allegedly toxic firefighting foam at government military […]

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Judge says no need to clarify referees’ role in PFAS class actions
Class Actions 2020-01-10 5:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing three class actions against the Commonwealth alleging contamination from the use of toxic firefighting foam at three naval bases has shot down […]

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‘Australia’s largest class action’ turns to bookbuilding after common fund blow
Class Actions 2019-12-19 6:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

A planned class action by Shine Lawyers, pegged as “Australia’s largest class action,” over allegedly toxic firefighting foam at eight Commonwealth military bases won’t be […]

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Judge in toxic foam class action says court not a ‘supplicant’ of the Commonwealth
Class Actions 2019-11-29 10:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court judge overseeing three class actions against the Commonwealth of Australia over allegedly toxic firefighting foam has criticised the government’s handling of the […]

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Judge joins two Lendlease class actions, wants one law firm to bow out
Class Actions 2019-11-21 10:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has consolidated competing shareholder class actions against builder Lendlease brought by rival plaintiffs law firms, but has rejected the firms’ bid to jointly […]

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Lendlease class actions set down for beauty parade, but applicants in talks to avoid contest
Class Actions 2019-08-22 8:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two competing shareholder class actions against developer Lendlease have been locked in for a beauty parade before the judge who recently forced the consolidation of […]

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‘Sensible’ funder won’t stick toxic foam class with costs after last-minute common fund withdrawal
Product Liability 2019-05-30 3:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has praised funder IMF Bentham for not seeking to recover from group members the cost of a withdrawn common fund application in one […]

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