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Trial questions won’t be revised to give Monsanto ‘layer of insurance’ in class action
Product Liability 2023-06-22 11:47 am By Sam Matthews

The judge overseeing a class action against Monsanto over its weed killer has rejected the agrochemical giant’s application to amend the common questions to be […]

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Quintis founder’s estate sequestered, in win for company with $15M claim
Restructuring & Insolvency 2023-06-22 11:26 pm By Christine Caulfield

A court has ordered the estate of Frank Wilson, founder of failed sandalwood producer Quintis, to be sequestered in a claim brought by Quintis subsidiary […]

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‘They’re not going to get anything until 2030’: Irate judge slams delays in live export ban case
Agriculture 2023-04-21 3:38 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has railed against continuing delays in a class action against the Federal Government over its total ban on live cattle exports to Indonesia […]

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‘Too simplistic’: Judges’ support for disclaimer challenged in class action’s High Court appeal
Appeals 2023-04-13 11:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

The farmers leading a class action against Advanta Seeds over contaminated product has brought their case to the High Court, challenging an appeals court’s holding […]

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Settlement in Gunns class action against KPMG, directors wins court OK
Class Actions 2023-03-15 4:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has approved a confidential settlement in a class action against KPMG and nine former Gunns Plantations directors over the failure of six managed […]

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Court wants to avoid judgment of ‘hundreds of pages’ in Monsanto class action
Class Actions 2023-03-08 3:43 pm By Sam Matthews

A busy judge has pushed the parties in a class action against agrochemical giant Monsanto to split the trial to focus first on the question […]

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Montara oil spill class action firm, funder score half of $192.5M settlement
Class Actions 2023-03-03 11:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has largely approved the funder’s commission and legal fees to be deducted from a $192.5 million settlement of a class action against oil […]

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Funder’s $7M cut in Fonterra class action up in the air amid CFO uncertainty
Class Actions 2023-02-28 8:47 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has indicated his willingness to approve a $25 million settlement in a class action against dairy co-op Fonterra, but deferred the question of […]

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Advanta beats back appeal in contaminated seeds class action
Appeals 2023-02-28 9:55 pm By Sam Matthews

Advanta Seeds has won an appeal upholding the dismissal of a class action by sorghum farmers over allegedly contaminated seeds, with a court finding that […]

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$192.5M oil spill class action settlement gets nod, but firm’s cut to be decided
Class Actions 2023-02-23 2:10 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has approved a $192.5 million settlement in an oil spill class action on behalf of Indonesian seaweed farmers, but the slice for the […]

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