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Priceline hit with class action by franchisees
Class Actions 2021-10-08 9:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

Priceline faces a class action by a group of franchisees accusing the pharmacy giant of exercising an “overly prescriptive level of control” that limits their […]

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With no encouragement from parties, 7-Eleven class action judge appoints contradictor
Class Actions 2021-09-20 3:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

Despite claims the $98 million settlement did not warrant a contradictor’s scrutiny, a judge has appointed a contradictor to represent the interests of group members […]

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Hog’s Breath Cafe says franchisees behind class action ‘crying poor’ to avoid security
Class Actions 2021-09-10 10:16 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Franchisees of Hog’s Breath Cafe restaurant chain have been accused of “crying poor” by claiming COVID-19 robbed their restaurants of the cash flow required to […]

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Domino’s class action reluctant to be class closure ‘guinea pig’
Class Actions 2021-08-30 3:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has again suggested the Full Court should weigh in on whether the court has the power to make class closure orders, but the […]

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$19.6M legal bill in 7-Eleven class actions doesn’t warrant contradictor, court told
Class Actions 2021-08-24 4:15 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A $19.6 million legal bill racked up by the law firm behind two 7-Eleven class actions accusing the convenience store chain of misleading franchisees did […]

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7-Eleven to pay $98M to settle franchisee class action
Class Actions 2021-08-20 1:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Convenience store giant 7-Eleven has agreed to pay $98 million to settle two class actions accusing it of misleading franchisees, the largest class action settlement […]

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Despite ‘serious misjudgments’ Levitt Robinson head dodges personal costs
Franchise 2021-07-21 2:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

The head of law firm Levitt Robinson has avoided being personally hit with costs in a franchisee’s lawsuit against failed restaurant chain Fogo Brazilia, despite […]

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General Motors wants to declass Holden franchisee class action
Automotive 2021-07-14 3:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Car giant General Motors, which faces a class action by former Holden franchisees, wants to strip the case of class status, arguing that “idiosyncrasies” in […]

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7-Eleven agrees to settle franchisee class actions
Class Actions 2021-06-30 12:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

7-Eleven has reached an in-principle agreement to settle two class actions which accused the convenience store giant of misleading franchisees and underpaying employees at its […]

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In victory for ACCC, Full Court tosses Geowash execs’ ‘ill-founded’ appeal
Appeals 2021-06-23 11:49 am By Miklos Bolza

Two executives of failed car washing franchise Geowash have failed in their attempt to overturn a $2.7 million penalty for overcharging and misleading franchisees, with […]

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