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Funder to seek 30% cut from $9.5M McMillan Shakespeare class action settlement
Class Actions 2020-11-10 9:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The funder that backed a class action against McMillan Shakespeare over ‘illusory’ car warranties, which settled for less than 20 per cent of the $47.6 […]

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McMillan Shakespeare to pay $9.5M to settle $47.6M class action
Class Actions 2020-11-09 3:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a $47.6 million class action against McMillan Shakespeare over ‘illusory’ car warranties will seek court approval for a $9.5 million settlement, […]

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Shine to get 2.1M documents from US pelvic mesh litigation
Class Actions 2020-11-05 2:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

American Medical Systems will hand over around 2.1 million documents produced in long-running US multidistrict litigation to Shine Lawyers in its class action against the […]

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$1.9M settlement is best it’s going to get, says law firm behind Appco class action
Class Actions 2020-10-29 2:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

Facing an uphill battle to win approval for a $1.9 million settlement in a sham contracting class action against fundraiser Appco Group, a lawyer for […]

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ACCC takes Agrison to court over warranty representations
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-10-27 10:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The consumer watchdog has filed court proceedings against agricultural equipment supplier Agrison for allegedly misleading tractor purchasers about its warranties and after-sales services. Since at […]

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Class members would get ‘diddly-squat’ in $1.9M Appco settlement, judge says
Class Actions 2020-10-09 1:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has said further investigation into the financial position of Appco Group is needed before he can sign off on a $1.9 million settlement […]

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McMillan Shakespeare settles class action over ‘illusory’ car warranties
Class Actions 2020-10-05 10:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

McMillan Shakespeare has settled a class action alleging one of its units engaged in unfair tactics and unconscionable conduct in the sale of car warranties […]

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ASIC conflated conduct of GetSwift founders, court told
Securities 2020-09-30 9:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

ASIC’s case against GetSwift and its founders Joel Macdonald and Bane Hunter makes accusations against both directors but relies on alleged conduct by only Hunter, […]

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Settlement reached in shareholder class action against Vocation, auditor PWC
Class Actions 2020-09-18 10:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A shareholder class action against Vocation that has spanned five years and spawned multiple cross claims against the failed training company’s auditor, law firm and […]

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Soul Pattinson director wins $1.1M in termination case
Employment 2020-09-10 9:22 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A former director of investment house Washington H. Soul Pattinson has won a damages payout of over $1.1 million after a court found that the […]

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