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Funder’s critical intervention in liquidator’s case leaves it on hook for costs
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-09-24 2:50 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A judge has issued a stern warning to litigation funders seeking to take a “gamble” on pending court proceedings, ruling they could be held liable […]

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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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VW class action applicant slugged with indemnity costs
Class Actions 2021-09-08 2:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a class action against Volkswagen over defective Takata airbags has been hit with indemnity costs for his failed case after a […]

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Takata airbags class action appeals court loss to Volkswagen
Class Actions 2021-08-31 3:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The applicant in a class action against Volkswagen over defective Takata airbags has appealed a ruling dismissing the case for failing to establish any loss […]

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Judge won’t allow Ampol on site to rebrand Caltex stores
Intellectual Property 2021-08-10 6:46 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Service station giant Ampol has lost its bid to force petrol station chain EG Fuel Co to allow it access to 87 Caltex sites so […]

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‘The gullible are not disentitled to protection’: Lawyer loses sports betting class action appeal
Class Actions 2021-07-21 7:00 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Sydney lawyer Leigh Johnson has lost her appeal in a class action launched by investors who allegedly sank $12.3 million into a fraudulent sports betting […]

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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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Judge tosses plaintiff’s case in first Takata airbags class action to face trial
Class Actions 2021-06-18 11:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

In a major defeat that could affect the fate of six other cases lined up behind it, a judge has dismissed the lead plaintiff’s claims […]

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Grant Thornton can bring cross-claim against Forge Group
Professional negligence 2021-05-21 9:35 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Grant Thornton has won approval to a bring a cross-claim against Forge Group, just three months ahead of trial in the collapsed engineering company’s case […]

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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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