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Third class action filed over Victoria’s botched COVID-19 hotel quarantine program
Class Actions 2020-09-24 11:04 am By Christine Caulfield

A class action targeting security companies contracted by the Victorian government to guard returning travellers in hotel quarantine has been launched, bringing to three the […]

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Landmark class action filed against Victoria over botched hotel quarantine program
Coronavirus 2020-08-28 7:21 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The State of Victoria has been hit with a class action for its allegedly negligent handling of its hotel quarantine program, which is believed to […]

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Slater and Gordon faces negligence suit over advice to Glennon abuse victim
Negligence 2020-08-21 9:52 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Plaintiffs law firm Slater and Gordan has been hit with a lawsuit accusing it of giving negligence advice to a victim of notorious paedophile priest […]

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Fonterra may bring counter-claims in class action over milk prices
Class Actions 2020-08-07 5:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

Fonterra could bring counter-claims against dairy farmers that brought a class action alleging they were unpaid when the company slashed milk prices in 2016, a […]

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Telstra not liable for worker’s 2.30am hip injury on work trip, court finds
Employment 2020-05-28 12:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has dismissed a Telstra worker’s appeal seeking compensation for an injury sustained after a long night out during a work trip, finding that […]

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Class action to be filed over COVID-19 outbreak on Greg Mortimer cruise
Class Actions 2020-05-11 3:12 pm By Christine Caulfield

A class action is expected to be launched this week on behalf of hundreds of passengers and crew of the Greg Mortimer cruise liner who […]

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Judge tosses lawsuit against personal injury firm over sexual assault settlement
Legal Ethics 2019-10-17 1:57 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has dismissed a professional negligence claim against a personal injury law firm, finding no prospect of success for a former client who alleged […]

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Arnold Thomas & Becker loses bid for quick dismissal of ex-client’s lawsuit
Legal Ethics 2019-05-13 4:55 pm By Amelia Birnie

A self-represented former client of personal injury firm Arnold Thomas & Becker has successfully blocked an application for summary judgment in a dispute that alleges […]

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