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Opal Tower concrete supplier sues insurer over class action coverage
Insurance July 1, 2020 2:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

The prefab concrete specialist behind Sydney’s Opal Tower has filed a lawsuit against Chubb Insurance seeking to force the insurer to cover its costs of […]

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Opal Tower apartment owners file lawsuit against NSW Government
Construction June 29, 2020 11:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Owners of units in Sydney’s Opal Tower have filed a lawsuit against the NSW Government and builder Icon after allegedly discovering more than 500 additional […]

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Judge scolds law firms behind competing Boral class actions
Class Actions June 29, 2020 8:33 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has scolded the law firms behind competing shareholder class actions against Boral for delaying progress of the proceedings, but may wait until the […]

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‘Harsh and draconian’: Judge shoots down bid for class closure in combustible cladding action
Class Actions June 1, 2020 8:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has dismissed a “harsh and draconian” class closure order sought by German cladding manufacturer 3A Composites in a class action against it over […]

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Concrete company files cross claims against structural engineer in Opal Tower melee
Class Actions May 29, 2020 4:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

The prefab concrete company dragged into a class action over the ill-fated Opal Tower has launched its own legal volley against the engineering consultant behind […]

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Boral faces second class action over US windows biz
Class Actions May 28, 2020 8:42 am By Christine Caulfield

Construction giant Boral faces another shareholder class action accused of failing to disclose the financial irregularities of its US windows business. Maurice Blackburn is expected […]

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Judge was wrong to find breach worker didn’t allege, court hears
Employment May 21, 2020 9:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

Heiko Constructions has won approval to appeal a ruling from Federal Circuit Court Judge Salvatore Vasta that found the company committed a breach of the […]

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Boral prevails in costly cement supply stoush with Wagners
Construction May 21, 2020 5:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

Boral has successfully defended a lawsuit brought by a subsidiary of building products supplier Wagners, which previously estimated it would take a $10 million financial […]

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‘I didn’t come down in the last shower’: Judge trashes barristers’ submissions in CFMEU whistleblower trial
Employment May 20, 2020 11:33 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has scrapped overly-long written submissions by barristers in proceedings brought by two CFMEU whistleblowers and replaced them with an extra day of oral […]

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3A Composites fights for class closure order in combustible cladding action
Class Actions May 19, 2020 4:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

German cladding manufacturer 3A Composites is pushing forward with a bid to close a class action over allegedly combustible cladding to registered group members, arguing […]

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