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7-Eleven class action funder wins first-ever interim payment from settlement
Class Actions 2022-06-17 4:24 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has granted a litigation funder for two franchisee class actions against 7-Eleven an interim payment to cover its costs ahead of a ruling […]

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‘Unsatisfactory state of affairs’: 7-Eleven class action funder wants $16.6M advance on payout
Class Actions 2022-06-15 4:49 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A litigation funder for two franchisee class actions against 7-Eleven has asked a court for a $16.6 million payout to cover its costs before a […]

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Aveo class action judge appoints first-ever amicus in fight over opt-out notice
Class Actions 2022-06-02 3:49 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing a class action against retirement home provider Aveo Group has appointed an amicus curiae for what is believed to be the first […]

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Aveo slams ‘extraordinary’ and ‘unprecedented’ funding order in class action
Class Actions 2022-06-01 11:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

A foreshadowed application for a funding order in a class action that would put a lien on some group members’ homes was “entirely unprecedented and […]

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7-Eleven class action law firm’s billing practice ‘troubling’, court hears
Class Actions 2022-05-13 9:46 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing two franchisee class actions against 7-Eleven that settled for $98 million has been urged to cut the payout to the law firm […]

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7-Eleven class action judge urged to accept lawyer’s word on deferred fees claim
Class Actions 2022-04-22 10:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

No evidence was produced of a deferred fee arrangement between the law firm and funder backing franchise class actions against 7-Eleven, and the “unequivocal” denial […]

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Aveo says class action opt out notice would ‘scare’ elderly people
Class Actions 2022-04-21 5:24 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Retirement home provider Aveo Group has opposed a proposed opt out notice that it says would “scare” elderly people by warning the funder that’s backing […]

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Priceline class action discontinued after funder bows out
Class Actions 2022-04-08 9:38 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has approved a bid by group members to discontinue a class action alleging pharmacy giant Priceline exercised an “overly prescriptive level of control” […]

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Nine denies discrimination in class action over $30M Palm Island settlement coverage
Class Actions 2022-04-08 10:15 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Nine has hit back at a class action by Indigenous Australians who say the broadcaster’s coverage of a $30 million class action settlement with the […]

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Court to probe if 7-Eleven class action funder, law firm had deferred fee arrangement
Class Actions 2022-04-06 11:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

A marathon hearing of an application for court approval of a $98 million settlement in two 7-Eleven class actions has ended with a judge taking […]

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