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$16M settlement reached in Walla Walla tip fire class action
Class Actions 2020-04-06 11:18 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A NSW council has agreed to fork over $16 million to settle a class action over a 2009 rubbish tip fire, after the High Court […]

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Court rules international passengers can join Scenic Tours class action
Class Actions 2020-03-09 10:41 am By Cat Fredenburgh

International passengers from five countries have been given the go-ahead to join a class action alleging travel agency Scenic Tours owes damages to European cruise […]

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In new class action defence, Scenic Tours says passengers can’t rely on it to control weather
Class Actions 2019-09-18 3:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action alleging travel agency Scenic Tours owes damages to European cruise passengers forced to take buses when heavy rain flooded waterways is still […]

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High Court rejects council’s appeal bid in Walla Walla tip fire class action
Appeals 2019-09-13 10:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has cleared the way for victims of a rubbish tip fire that tore through 17,000 acres of farmland in the NSW Riverina […]

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Appeals court revives $20M tip fire class action against NSW council
Class Actions 2019-04-23 3:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An appeals court has revived a class action against a NSW council over loss and damage resulting from a 2009 tip rubbish fire, and awarded […]

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Midland Metals loses challenge to ‘deceptive’ letters by cable makers group
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-04-17 2:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Singapore-based cable manufacturer Midland Metals has lost its appeal of a  judgment that found the Australian Cablemakers Association did not violate the consumer laws when it […]

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Judge not too old to hear banned doctor’s case, court says
Appeals 2019-03-22 10:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has dismissed a banned medical doctor’s challenge to the granting of three vexatious proceedings orders on constitutional grounds that the judge who […]

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Appeals court tosses challenge to Allianz Stadium demolition
Construction 2019-03-15 9:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney community group has lost a last-minute challenge to the demolition of Allianz Stadium, with the Court of Appeal throwing the case out in […]

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United Petroleum loses $2M award over compulsory land acquisition
Construction 2019-03-06 5:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has overturned a ruling awarding $2 million in compensation to United Petroleum after the state government compulsorily acquired land on which the […]

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