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Judge signs off on $725K in fees in $1.2M recycling plant fire class action settlement
Class Actions October 7, 2019 10:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has approved $725,000 in fees for Maddens Lawyers in signing off on a $1.2 million settlement in a class action over a 2017 […]

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High Court rejects council’s appeal bid in Walla Walla tip fire class action
Appeals September 13, 2019 10:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has cleared the way for victims of a rubbish tip fire that tore through 17,000 acres of farmland in the NSW Riverina […]

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Carwoola bushfire class action wins bid to pursue insurer
Insurance August 27, 2019 3:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

The lead applicant in a class action over the Carwoola bushfire has been given the greenlight to go after CGU Insurance for loss and damage […]

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Court approves $1.2M settlement in recycling plant fire class action
Class Actions August 1, 2019 8:36 pm By Amelia Birnie

The Supreme Court of Victoria has signed off on a $1.2 million settlement of a class action brought on behalf of hundreds of residents and […]

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Judge approves walkaway settlement in St Patrick’s Day bushfire class action
Class Actions August 6, 2019 6:50 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has signed off on the walkaway settlement reached in one of four St Patrick’s Day bushfire class actions filed by Maddens Lawyers, noting […]

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Settlement reached in recycling plant fire class action
Class Actions June 11, 2019 10:42 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement has been reached in a class action brought on behalf of individuals and businesses that allegedly suffered loss or injury from a 2017 […]

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Group members set to get nothing in St Patrick’s Day bushfire class action settlement
Class Actions July 9, 2019 4:16 pm By Amelia Birnie

A settlement has been reached in the second of four St Patrick’s Day bushfire class actions filed by Maddens Lawyers, under which energy distributor PowerCor […]

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Appeals court revives $20M tip fire class action against NSW council
Class Actions April 23, 2019 3:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An appeals court has revived a class action against a NSW council over loss and damage resulting from a 2009 tip rubbish fire, and awarded […]

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Judge tosses ‘fanciful’ St. Patrick’s Day bushfire class action
Class Actions February 7, 2019 9:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has dismissed a class action against Powercor over a bushfire in the Gazette area of South West Victoria on St. Patrick’s Day 2018, […]

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Wind farm co. settles class action over bushfire caused by electrocuted crow
Class Actions November 14, 2018 3:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Renewable energy company Infigen Energy has agreed to settle a class action over the January 2017 Currandooley bushfire that was sparked by a crow that […]

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