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Class action judge ‘very concerned’ that QBE told brokers they could ignore court request
Class Actions 2024-02-23 3:55 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has railed against insurer QBE after it sent an email to brokers saying it could “in effect ignore” the court’s request that they […]

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DVA may face class action for sharing veterans’ sensitive medical data
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2024-02-13 5:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs is facing a class action investigation for allegedly sharing the sensitive medical and personal data of 300,000 veterans and their […]

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In class action defence, KFC says rest break obligation met even if staff chose to keep working
Class Actions 2024-02-13 11:22 pm By Christine Caulfield

Fast food giant KFC has served its defence in a class action alleging workers were deprived of their rest break entitlements, saying its obligation to […]

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Class action investigation targets Magnis Energy, auditor Hall Chadwick
Securities 2024-02-05 4:42 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A law firm is investigating an shareholder class action against lithium battery producer Magnis Energy Technologies and auditor Hall Chadwick after its share price plummeted […]

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Fight over competing KFC class actions not yet on the menu
Employment 2023-12-04 3:37 pm By Sam Matthews

The claims in two class actions alleging fast food giant KFC denied workers rest breaks are substantially similar but not identical, a court has heard, […]

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Rival class action to be filed against KFC over rest breaks
Class Actions 2023-11-17 3:31 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A leading plaintiff law firm will file a competing class action against KFC before the end of the year alleging the fast food giant denied […]

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Insurers can’t get names of COVID-19 business interruption class action registrants
Insurance 2023-10-27 3:10 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has refused a bid by four major insurers to obtain the names of small businesses that register to join COVID-19 business interruption class […]

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Victorian healthcare providers stung with junior doctors class action
Employment 2023-10-23 10:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two more Victorian healthcare providers have been hit with a class action on behalf of junior doctors alleging they were not paid for unrostered work. […]

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Junior doctors to face another hurdle after class action victory
Class Actions 2023-09-25 10:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The first healthcare provider to be found liable in one of several underpayments class actions by junior doctors is challenging a ruling that found permission […]

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COVID-19 insurance class action members can ‘have their cake and eat it too’: judge
Insurance 2023-09-08 11:55 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge considering bids to de-class COVID-19 business interruption class actions has said group members can sign up for the representative proceedings but later decide […]

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