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Virgin class action a lawyers’ feast after judge joins insurers
Business of Law 2023-08-22 12:47 pm By Sam Matthews

A class action against Virgin Australia has become a lawyers’ feast, with seven new firms entering the ring after a dozen insurers were joined to […]

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IAG class action says 30% GCO can’t be compared to beauty parade rates in Star cases
Class Actions 2023-08-18 2:29 pm By Sam Matthews

In its bid for a 30 per cent group costs order, the applicant in a class action against Insurance Australia Group says the percentage shouldn’t […]

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Nursing home class actions try again for insurance docs
Class Actions 2023-08-17 11:32 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two class actions against Victorian aged care providers on behalf of families of residents who died due to alleged failures during the COVID-19 pandemic have […]

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William Roberts snags Omni Bridgeway APAC head to grow litigation team
Business of Law 2023-08-15 11:20 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Boutique law firm William Roberts has lured Omni Bridgeway’s former managing director for Asia Pacific to grow its litigation team. Oliver Gayner joined the firm’s […]

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GCO gives AAI class action members ‘simplicity, transparency’: judge
Class Actions 2023-08-09 3:03 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has signed off on a 25 per cent group costs order in a class action against Suncorp subsidiary AAI, after accepting that the […]

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IAG employee not unfairly sacked after WFH activity tracked
Employment 2023-08-09 1:37 pm By Sam Matthews

The Fair Work Commission has found that insurer IAG did not unfairly dismiss a veteran employee after a company review of her at-home cyber activity […]

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High Court greenlights NZ apartment block class action against Irish insurer
High Court 2023-08-08 11:36 pm By Sam Matthews

The High Court has dismissed a constitutional appeal by Irish insurer Zurich, clearing the way for a class action over an allegedly defective New Zealand […]

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Deloitte’s $2.5M bill in CBA class action holds up settlement approval
Financial Services 2023-08-04 2:08 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge asked to approve a $50 million settlement in a consumer credit insurance class action against the Commonwealth Bank has questioned a $2.5 million […]

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Judge asks if class action firm’s uncertain GCO back-up plan ‘artificial’
Class Actions 2023-08-04 3:40 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing a class action against Suncorp subsidiary AAI has questioned whether the “uncertain” plan B of a law firm seeking a 25 per […]

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Judge approves ANZ class action settlement, signs off on ATE insurance cost
Financial Services 2023-08-02 11:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

ANZ’s $47 million settlement of a class action over its consumer credit insurance has been given the nod by a judge, who has also approved […]

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