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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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ACCC wins promise from Toyota to step up consumer compliance
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-12-02 3:59 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Car giant Toyota, which is facing a class action over allegedly faulty diesel particulate filters in some of its vehicles, has agreed to step up […]

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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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Courts don’t have power to make class closure orders, appeals court says
Class Actions 2020-04-22 6:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has overturned a ruling ordering class closure in seven representative proceedings against car makers over defective Takata airbags, finding courts do not […]

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Courts criticised for losing sight of justice in Takata airbag class closure challenge
Class Actions 2020-02-19 8:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicants in seven class actions against auto manufacturers over explosive Takata airbags have criticised the courts for losing their way in ensuring justice […]

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Takata airbags class actions confirm landmark challenge to class closure order
Appeals 2019-12-17 10:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The applicants in a group of class actions over defective Takata airbags are pushing ahead with a challenge to the power of the NSW Supreme […]

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Two firms running Toyota class action will get only one set of costs, judge says
Class Actions 2019-11-07 5:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

The two law firms leading a class action against Toyota over allegedly defective filters in the car giant’s diesel models will be able to recover […]

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Toyota points finger at drivers in diesel filter class action
Class Actions 2019-10-23 3:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

Responding to a class action on behalf of over 250,000 car owners, auto giant Toyota has admitted issues with filters in three of its diesel […]

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