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Opal Tower insurance stoush needs to be resolved for class action defence, court hears
Insurance 2020-08-07 5:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

The prefab concrete specialist behind Sydney’s Opal Tower, which has been targeted in a class action over the ill-fated building, has told a court that […]

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Commonwealth Bank, Westpac’s BT face potential class actions over insurance ‘rort’
Class Actions 2020-07-31 4:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

Shine Lawyers is investigating two new class actions against Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Westpac’s BT Funds Management over allegedly excessive insurance premiums, a week […]

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AMP’s life insurance arm hit with class action over ‘inflated’ insurance policies
Class Actions 2020-07-24 9:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMP Life has been hit with a class action alleging its financial representatives pushed inflated insurance policies onto 100,000 customers while knowing that better policies […]

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Allianz hit with class action over ‘junk’ car insurance
Class Actions 2020-07-08 9:23 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Insurance giant Allianz is facing a class action over allegedly “poor value” or worthless car and motorcycle insurance products. The proceedings, filed in the Supreme […]

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‘Seriously dishonest conduct’: Former Liberal leader John Hewson sues Nine for defamation
Defamation 2020-07-06 8:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Liberal leader John Hewson has filed a defamation suit against Nine, claiming a report by A Current Affair about his insurance firm was gratuitous […]

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Corporate wrongdoing is the real reason D&O premiums in Australia are rising
Expert Insights 2020-07-03 4:25 pm By

Part of the sustained attack currently being waged against litigation funders in Australia relates to the impact of funded class actions on the cost of […]

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More law firms pulled into Quintis class action as $46M insurance dispute heats up
Insurance 2020-07-03 4:06 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Three law firms will represent the insurers in new proceedings launched to resolve a $46 million insurance question delaying settlement of two shareholder class actions […]

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Opal Tower concrete supplier sues insurer over class action coverage
Insurance 2020-07-01 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 2020-06-29 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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ANZ says allegedly worthless insurance policies gave customers ‘peace of mind’
Class Actions 2020-06-16 6:15 pm By Alison Eveleigh

ANZ has denied claims that it sold allegedly worthless insurance to group members in a class action against the banking giant, and has said the […]

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