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Judge looks out for pensioners as NAB ‘junk’ insurance class action settlement approval delayed
Class Actions December 3, 2019 2:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge on Tuesday questioned how elderly group members struggling with the digital age can register in a ‘junk’ insurance class action against National Australia […]

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Judge in toxic foam class action says court not a ‘supplicant’ of the Commonwealth
Class Actions November 29, 2019 10:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court judge overseeing three class actions against the Commonwealth of Australia over allegedly toxic firefighting foam has criticised the government’s handling of the […]

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Westpac responds to class action, says members benefited from ‘high’ super fees
Class Actions November 26, 2019 2:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two Westpac units have defended their choice to charge higher superannuation fees, saying in their responses to a Slater and Gordon class action that customers […]

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NAB reaches $49.5M settlement in ‘junk’ insurance class action
Class Actions November 20, 2019 4:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

The National Australia Bank and insurer MLC have agreed to pay $49.5 million to settle a class action over allegedly worthless credit card insurance. The […]

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NAB admits to violating Credit Act with ‘Introducer’ program
Financial Services November 18, 2019 11:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The National Australia Bank has admitted to most of the violations alleged in the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s case over the bank’s $24 billion […]

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Funder appeals ruling over security in Fair Work class actions
Employment November 12, 2019 10:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Litigation funder Augusta Ventures has brought its promised appeal of a groundbreaking ruling that put it on the hook for paying security for costs in […]

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Two firms running Toyota class action will get only one set of costs, judge says
Class Actions November 7, 2019 5:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

The two law firms leading a class action against Toyota over allegedly defective filters in the car giant’s diesel models will be able to recover […]

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Future personal injury claims may be barred in PFAS class actions, court warns
Australian Government Solicitor November 1, 2019 10:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has expressed concerns about whether group members in three class actions against the Commonwealth over allegedly toxic firefighting foam will be […]

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Expanded class definition tossed in Ethicon pelvic mesh class action
Class Actions November 1, 2019 9:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has reversed a prior ruling expanding the class in a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson unit Ethicon over allegedly defective pelvic […]

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Court may scrap expanded class definition in Ethicon pelvic mesh case as judgment looms
Class Actions October 30, 2019 10:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

An impending judgment in the long-running class action against Johnson & Johnson unit Ethicon over allegedly defective pelvic mesh implants has sent the parties scrambling […]

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