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Insurers lose COVID-19 business interruption test case
Insurance 2020-11-18 11:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Insurers will face a flood of pandemic-related claims after an appeals court ruled in a test case brought by the Insurance Council that certain infectious […]

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Chubb wouldn’t want survival of Opal Tower concrete specialist on conscience, judge says
Insurance 2020-10-16 2:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

The chief judge of the Federal Court has told Chubb Insurance to consider whether it wants to be held responsible for the commercial viability of […]

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Partial success for Moray & Agnew in ‘fruit of the action’ lien fight with Probuild
Construction 2020-09-10 12:11 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Moray & Agnew has partially won its bid to reclaim over $260,000 in unpaid costs after its client was wound up amid a long-running legal […]

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Judge slams rejigged opt out notice, funder’s ‘contrivance’ in Suncorp class action
Class Actions 2020-08-13 4:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has criticised a revised opt out notice in a class action against Suncorp over allegedly conflicted remuneration and again slammed the funder backing […]

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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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Atanaskovic Hartnell loses fee fight with company fleeced by Brody Clarke
Business of Law 2020-05-18 11:35 am By Miklos Bolza

Atanaskovic Hartnell has mostly come up short in a court battle for over $165,000 in legal fees, with a judge finding the law firm was […]

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Judge slams opt out notice, ‘disturbing’ funder letter in Suncorp class action
Class Actions 2020-07-21 10:40 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge overseeing a class action against Suncorp over alleged conflicted remuneration has questioned a proposed opt out notice telling group members they should sign […]

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Opal Tower owners’ corporation opts out of class action
Class Actions 2020-07-09 9:04 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The Opal Tower owners’ corporation has opted out of a class action seeking compensation on behalf of hundreds of apartment owners in the scandal-plagued building. […]

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Ashurst partner hit with indemnity costs in Point Piper property feud
Real Estate 2020-07-22 10:26 am By Christine Caulfield

An Ashurst partner in a long-running stoush with his former Family Court judge neighbour over a property in the harbourfront Sydney suburb of Point Piper […]

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Concrete company files cross claims against structural engineer in Opal Tower melee
Class Actions 2020-05-29 4:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

The prefab concrete company dragged into a class action over the ill-fated Opal Tower has launched its own legal volley against the engineering consultant behind […]

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