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$1.3M awarded to Queensland floods class action sample group members
Class Actions 2021-05-07 5:01 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has awarded four sample group members in the Queensland floods class action $1.28 million in compensation, finding that charitable payments did not affect […]

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Court OKs $440M settlement in Queensland floods class action
Class Actions 2021-05-03 2:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

A $440 million settlement by the State of Queensland and dam operator Sunwater resolving a class action over the 2011 Queensland floods has been approved […]

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Barrister struck off roll for practising in NSW without a certificate for 6 years
Legal Ethics 2021-03-25 9:23 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A former barrister has been struck off the roll of practitioners in NSW after it was found that he practised in the state for six […]

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Law firm racked up $60M legal bill in Queensland floods class action
Class Actions 2021-03-15 2:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

The law firm behind a long-running class action over the 2011 floods in Queensland which reached a $440 million partial settlement last month has estimated […]

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$440M settlement reached in Queensland floods class action
Class Actions 2021-02-26 1:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The State of Queensland and subcontractor Sunwater have agreed to pay $440 million to settle part of a class action over the 2011 floods in […]

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Disaster payments can’t limit damages in Queensland floods class action, judge says
Class Actions 2020-12-08 5:42 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has ruled that disaster payments cannot be taken into consideration in assessing damages in a long-running class action over the 2011 Queensland floods […]

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Queensland flood dam operator wants info behind Maurice Blackburn’s damages claim
Class Actions 2020-10-06 12:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Dam operator Sunwater wants evidence from Maurice Blackburn, the law firm behind the landmark Queensland flood class action, showing how the applicant will calculate aggregate […]

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Queensland says state should pay just 1% of flood class action damages
Class Actions 2020-04-29 4:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Queensland government is seeking court orders that put dam operators Seqwater and Sunwater on the hook for the vast majority of damages after a […]

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Damages hearing in Queensland floods class action to go ahead despite appeal
Class Actions 2020-04-24 6:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

A hearing to determine damages in the Queensland floods class action will proceed next week despite an appeal brought by the two dam operators that […]

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Seqwater appeals 50 percent damages ruling in Queensland floods class action
Appeals 2020-07-14 7:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

Dam operator Seqwater is challenging a decision that put it on the hook for 50 per cent of any damages payouts to thousands of members […]

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