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Car makers to pay $52M to settle Takata airbags class actions
Class Actions 2021-09-15 3:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Six of the world’s largest car makers have agreed to pay $52 million to settle class actions accusing them of selling cars with deadly Takata […]

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Concrete company knew of prior Opal Tower failure, class action cross-claim alleges
Class Actions 2021-09-15 11:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

Prefab concrete company Evolution Precast Systems failed to install reinforced concrete in Sydney’s ill-fated Opal Tower and knew about a prior failure with one of […]

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Law firm can’t get fees after ‘dishonourable conduct’ toward clients
Business of Law 2021-09-03 10:41 pm By Bianca Hrovat

An appeals court has upheld a ruling that Sydney law firm Atanaskovic Hartnell was not entitled to the bulk of $165,000 in legal fees charged […]

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Funder seeks to recoup $14.8M debt in lawsuit against Sydney developer
Real Estate 2021-08-02 6:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

A litigation funder is suing a Sydney property developer over a $14.8 million debt stemming from a cause of action it acquired from the liquidators […]

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Settlement reached in Takata airbags class actions
Class Actions 2021-07-13 11:55 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Six of the world’s largest car makers have agreed to settle class actions accusing them of selling cars with deadly Takata airbags. The in-principle settlements […]

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Insurers may be dragged into Opal Tower class action
Class Actions 2021-07-02 3:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Third-party liability insurers may become the latest parties to be dragged into a complex class action over alleged defects in Sydney’s Opal Tower, which has […]

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Icon, structural engineer WSP added as defendants in Opal Tower class action
Class Actions 2021-06-10 1:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

Opal Tower builder Icon and structural engineer WSP Structures have been joined as defendants in a class action brought by property owners, who have also […]

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‘It’s not a good look’: Judge doesn’t want Suncorp class action to ‘hang around’
Class Actions 2021-06-02 9:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing a conflicted remuneration class action against Suncorp has locked in a trial date for May next year over the protests of the […]

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Damages claimed in Takata airbags class action against VW ‘quite absurd’, court told
Automotive 2021-05-18 8:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action trial against Volkswagen over recalled Takata airbags has kicked off, with a lawyer for the car giant denying the airbags carried a […]

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Qantas wins eleventh hour injunction in dispute with Virgin-bound exec
Employment 2021-04-30 11:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Qantas has secured a temporary injunction from a Singapore court blocking a former company executive from starting a new position at competitor Virgin Australia. The […]

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