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Judge rejects government’s attempt to limit liability in Murray Darling class action
Class Actions 2021-04-13 3:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found the Commonwealth and Murray Darling Basin Authority are not “public authorities”, striking out large portions of their defence in a class […]

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Judge nips Advanta Seeds class action in the bud, finds no duty of care owed
Class Actions 2021-04-09 5:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

Advanta Seeds has defeated a class action brought over contaminated seeds, with a court finding the Australian seed supplier did not owe a duty of […]

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Quintis class action settlement could get $11M boost after insurers come up short
Insurance 2021-04-06 3:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

A lengthy dispute over insurance in a settled class action against sandalwood producer Quintis has been resolved, with the Federal Court rejecting a challenge by […]

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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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‘Troubled’ by costs in Monsanto class action, judge wants initial trial on Roundup cancer risk
Class Actions 2021-03-23 2:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing a class action against Bayer-owned Monsanto has suggested a hearing by the end of the year on the cancer risks of the […]

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Novel argument doesn’t save Gladstone Ports class action from costs, court says
Class Actions 2021-03-22 8:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has ruled the plaintiffs in the Gladstone Ports class action cannot reserve the legal costs of an application to avoid disclosure of expert […]

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Potential class action to target Morrison government over white spot disease outbreak
Class Actions 2021-02-26 12:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The federal government may be hit with a class action over biosecurity breaches that allegedly led to the 2016 outbreak of white spot disease in […]

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Class actions can’t pursue insurance brokers to boost Quintis settlement, court hears
Class Actions 2021-02-18 1:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two insurance brokers have dodged being dragged into class action proceedings against sandalwood producer Quintis to boost a settlement reached last year, as a fight […]

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Privilege doesn’t apply to loss report for mediation in Gladstone class action
Class Actions 2021-02-12 2:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicants in a $100 million class action against Gladstone Ports Corporation have lost their bid to shield a proposed expert loss report from […]

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Sparke Helmore off the hook as IOOF unit loses appeal of $76M judgment
Appeals 2021-02-05 6:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

IOOF subsidiary Australian Executor Trustees failed to drag law firm Sparke Helmore into a case after it was hit with a $76.6 million judgment over […]

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