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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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‘A very expensive lesson’: Ultra Tune to sue former auditors, lawyers over $2M franchising penalty
Competition & Consumer Protection September 20, 2019 11:58 am By Amelia Birnie

National car repair franchise Ultra Tune is preparing negligence suits against its former lawyers and auditors, after the company on Friday won a $590,000 reduction […]

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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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Radio Rentals, AIG ‘very close’ to settling consumer class action, court hears
Class Actions September 2, 2019 9:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

A consumer class action against Radio Rentals over its ‘Rent, Try, $1 Buy’ scheme is “very close” to settling, a court heard Monday, with just […]

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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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Radio Rentals applicants fear prejudice if settlement talks break down
Class Actions August 22, 2019 3:45 pm By Amelia Birnie

The applicants in the Radio Rentals “Rent, Try $1 Buy” class action have flagged the potential for prejudice caused by the respondents’ late evidence, with […]

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Ultra Tune appeals ‘manifestly excessive’ penalty for breaching Franchising Code
Competition & Consumer Protection August 12, 2019 9:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

National car repair franchise Ultra Tune has argued in a Full Federal Court appeal that a $1.07 million penalty in an ACCC case was “manifestly […]

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Radio Rentals class action looking for admissions in AIG insurance claim docs
Class Actions July 24, 2019 1:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a class action against Radio Rentals wants access to correspondence relating to the appliance leasing company’s insurance coverage with AIG Australia, […]

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