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Judge slams Andrews government for ‘opaque cover-up’ in hotel quarantine class action
Coronavirus 2022-06-07 6:45 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has criticised the Andrews government for withholding information about the alleged transmission of COVID-19 to a security guard working in hotel quarantine in […]

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Andrews government tries again to strike out hotel quarantine class action
Class Actions 2022-05-18 9:30 pm By Sam Matthews

The state of Victoria has asked a court to strike out a class action alleging lapses in its hotel quarantine program caused businesses to suffer […]

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Ford pushing for 10-day hearing in ‘all-in appeal’ of complex class action decision
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-05-17 3:01 pm By Sam Matthews

Ford is seeking an extended hearing of its appeal from a class action judgment in favour of 185,000 vehicle owners over their allegedly defective cars, […]

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Worley asks High Court to fix ‘absurd’ shareholder class action ruling
Class Actions 2022-04-12 10:04 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Engineering company Worley is challenging an appeals court ruling that allowed a shareholder class action against it to continue, arguing the Full Court’s finding that […]

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IAG investigates underwriter accused of issuing unauthorised Greensill policy
Insurance 2022-04-07 9:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

Insurance Australia Group is investigating the underwriter behind an allegedly unauthorised trade credit policy issued to Greensill Capital, according to a defence by the insurer […]

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Worley shareholders win appeals court battle to revive class action
Breaking News 2022-03-11 2:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has sided with shareholders in their challenge to a ruling tossing a class action against engineering services company Worley, which was found […]

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Ford class action parties battle over potential appeal blowout
Class Actions 2022-02-25 3:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeal in a class action over Ford’s alleged defective Powershift transmission could blow out by a week, with the applicant filing a cross appeal […]

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High Court to hear BHP challenge to foreign investors in class action
High Court 2022-02-18 10:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

BHP Group has been granted special leave from the High Court to appeal a ruling that rejected its bid to exclude foreign investors from a […]

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In class action appeal, Ford says it’s not on hook for damages for fixed cars
Appeals 2021-12-22 3:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

Ford has challenged its loss in a class action over its allegedly defective PowerShift transmissions, arguing group members who have had their cars repaired are […]

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‘No prospects of success’: Judge tosses COVID-19 class action over Victoria’s botched hotel quarantine
Class Actions 2021-12-02 11:43 am By Bianca Hrovat

Two landmark class actions seeking damages from the Victorian government for economic losses suffered during last year’s second wave of COVID-19 have been thrown out, […]

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