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Spotless pays $95M to settle shareholder class action
Class Actions May 22, 2020 10:44 am By Alison Eveleigh

A $95 million settlement has been reached in a shareholder class action against facility services company Spotless Group, the largest settlement in a shareholder class […]

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J&J won’t ask judge to recuse himself from pelvic mesh appeal
Appeals May 15, 2020 6:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

Medical device giant Johnson & Johnson has confirmed it will not seek the recusal of a Federal Court judge from a panel overseeing its pelvic […]

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In a first, judge says High Court dealt CFOs a total knockout
Class Actions May 14, 2020 6:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found that the High Court’s landmark ruling last year blocking common fund orders in the early stages of a class action also […]

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Judges pan lawyers for ‘disgraceful’ treatment of family shut out of Malaysia Airlines class action
Appeals May 12, 2020 9:40 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The Full Federal Court has slammed as “disgraceful” the handling of a class action claim by the family of an Australian national who was killed […]

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Early common fund order in stolen wages class action ‘greatly enhanced’ access to justice, judge says
Class Actions May 8, 2020 6:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A common fund order made at the outset of a class action against the state of Queensland over stolen wages opened the historic $190 million […]

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First common fund order granted in the wake of High Court ruling
Class Actions May 6, 2020 1:51 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has made a common fund order in approving a $3 million settlement in a class action against mortgage lending and investment company RMBL, […]

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Judges’ schedules to be cleared as court expedites Johnson & Johnson pelvic mesh appeal
Appeals May 1, 2020 4:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

The top judge of the Federal Court plans to clear the schedules of three judges at the start of next year so they can hear […]

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Domino’s Pizza delivered date to strike out class action claims
Class Actions April 29, 2020 2:28 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A date has been set in Domino’s bid to strike out parts of the statement of claim in a class action alleging franchisees underpaid thousands […]

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Class action says AMP wielding ‘threat’ of strike out application
Class Actions April 24, 2020 3:15 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Repeated suggestions of a planned strike out application are being used as a “threat” by four AMP subsidiaries and two trustees in a consolidated class […]

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Google likely to be forced to turn over reviewer’s ID to lawyer Zarah Garde-Wilson
Defamation April 23, 2020 4:01 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Global search giant Google will likely be forced to hand over details of an online reviewer’s identity to gangland lawyer Zarah Garde-Wilson so she can […]

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