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Judge proposes joint sitting as talks to deal with competing Monsanto class actions break down
Personal injury February 20, 2020 5:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judges overseeing two competing class actions against Monsanto in the Federal and Victorian Supreme Courts may hold a joint sitting as the multiplicity fight […]

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Law firms behind Monsanto competing class actions can’t seem to get along
Class Actions February 13, 2020 2:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

The law firms running two competing product liability class actions against chemical giant Monsanto over its allegedly cancer-causing weed killer have been unable to reach […]

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Judge signs off on $725K in fees in $1.2M recycling plant fire class action settlement
Class Actions October 7, 2019 10:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has approved $725,000 in fees for Maddens Lawyers in signing off on a $1.2 million settlement in a class action over a 2017 […]

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‘Serious questions’ raised over conduct of lawyers, funder behind Banksia class action, judge says
Class Actions September 26, 2019 2:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge overseeing a settled class action against failed Banksia Securities has rejected an application to limit a contradictor’s investigation of alleged professional misconduct on […]

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Funder booted from Banksia class action settlement scheme after intimidation claims
Class Actions August 30, 2019 5:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has removed the funder and law firm leading the Banksia Securities class action from their roles supervising a proposed settlement distribution scheme after […]

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Judge tosses ‘fanciful’ St. Patrick’s Day bushfire class action
Class Actions February 7, 2019 9:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has dismissed a class action against Powercor over a bushfire in the Gazette area of South West Victoria on St. Patrick’s Day 2018, […]

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Ex-Titan head must provide evidence in insulation class action
Class Actions June 21, 2018 9:20 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has ruled the former head of Titan Industries must provide evidence in the class action trial over the Rudd Government’s cancellation of a […]

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