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AGs should get chance to intervene in Judge Vasta lawsuit ASAP, judge says
Courts 2021-07-15 1:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has said he will be “quite unimpressed” with 11th hour bids to notify state Attorneys-General of constitutional disputes in a wrongful […]

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Adverse finding against Judge Vasta would face ‘inevitable’ challenge, court hears
Courts 2021-06-24 4:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge hearing a lawsuit against Federal Circuit Court Judge Salvatore Vasta over alleged wrongful imprisonment has heard that a finding putting the Commonwealth on […]

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CFMEU liable for officers’ refusal to produce permits, Full Court holds
Employment 2020-11-25 6:58 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The Full Federal Court has upheld a ruling that the CFMEU was “knowingly concerned” in the refusal of union officers to produce entry permits at […]

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High Court won’t hear Queensland taxi drivers’ ‘fanciful’ case over Uber losses
High Court 2021-04-15 10:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has denied special leave to a group of Queensland taxi drivers seeking compensation from the state for losses allegedly caused by ride […]

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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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Judge awards $253,000 to lead plaintiff in Queensland floods class action
Class Actions 2020-05-29 3:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead plaintiff in the Queensland floods class action has been awarded more than $253,000 in compensation from the state government and two dam operators, […]

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‘Fanciful’: Judge tosses Queensland taxi drivers claim for losses caused by Uber
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-05-04 2:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

A group of Queensland taxi drivers has lost the bulk of a lawsuit seeking compensation from the state government for losses allegedly caused by ride […]

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Early common fund order in stolen wages class action ‘greatly enhanced’ access to justice, judge says
Class Actions 2020-05-08 6:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A common fund order made at the outset of a class action against the state of Queensland over stolen wages opened the historic $190 million […]

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Law firm should personally pay costs for individual pelvic mesh cases, judge says
Product Liability 2020-05-11 3:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found that the law firm behind a plethora of pelvic mesh lawsuits filed in multiple courts should be personally hit with costs […]

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Clive Palmer loses second bid to quash criminal charges over resort villa takeover
Corporate 2020-03-19 4:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

Billionaire Clive Palmer has lost his appeals court fight to shut down criminal proceedings alleging his resort company breached takeover laws, with three judges saying […]

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