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Toyota must pay $18,000 in damages to applicant in defective filter class action
Product Liability 2022-05-17 2:44 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has awarded a Queensland motor vehicle assessor $18,400 in damages in a class action against Toyota over allegedly defective diesel filters in its […]

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Funder to seek cut of up to 25% in $2B Toyota class action
Class Actions 2022-04-28 8:52 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A litigation funder will seek a commission of up to 25 per cent in a class action against Toyota that could see the automotive giant […]

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Toyota could owe $2B in class action after judge finds cars were defective
Class Actions 2022-04-07 3:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

Toyota could owe close to $2 billion in compensation to 260,000 car owners after a judge found that diesel filters installed in its Hilux, Fortuner […]

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AIG can’t avoid bill for Murray Goulburn class action, judge rules
Insurance 2021-03-26 6:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

Insurer AIG Australia will have to pay collapsed diary processing firm Murray Goulburn at least $8.85 million after a court ruled it was liable to […]

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Fonterra loses lawsuit seeking to halt use of ‘Bega’ trade mark
Intellectual Property 2021-02-25 8:08 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has rejected Fonterra’s bid to restrain Bega from using the Bega trade mark on packaging for peanut butter and nut products as well […]

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Murray Goulburn insurer says it shouldn’t be on the hook for class action settlement
Insurance 2021-02-23 3:06 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Murray Goulburn insurer AIG Australia says it should not have to pay 20 per cent of a $42 million class action settlement reached by the […]

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‘Lawyers hate losing control’: Toyota class action referee process rankles judge
Class Actions 2021-01-19 12:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has rebuked the “procedural vulgarities” plaguing a referee’s supplementary report in a class action against Toyota over allegedly defective vehicles and has called […]

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Toyota class action seeks aggregate damages for ‘significant impact’ of defects on fuel use
Class Actions 2020-12-23 2:53 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A lawyer for group members in a class action against Toyota is seeking aggregate damages relating to vehicle defects that allegedly had a “significant impact” […]

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Judge won’t let Toyota ‘inject lawyers’ into class action referee process
Class Actions 2020-08-14 9:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected a bid by car giant Toyota to provide unsolicited submissions to a court-appointed referee tasked with determining technical questions in the […]

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Law firm hit with indemnity costs for opt out error in Toyota class action
Class Actions 2020-08-11 10:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

An error in an opt out notice sent to motorists eligible to sign up for a class action over allegedly defective diesel filters in Toyota […]

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