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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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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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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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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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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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Class members get nothing in $2.6M bushfire class action settlement
Class Actions November 13, 2018 3:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A court has signed off on a $2.6 million settlement in a class action against Endeavour Energy and two other companies over the 2013 Mt […]

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Judge orders change to opt out notice after Maddens lawyer’s ‘misleading’ comments
Class Actions November 6, 2018 3:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has ordered changes be made to the opt out notice in three class actions over the 2018 St. Patrick’s Day bushfires in South […]

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Mt Victoria bushfire class seeks to amend pleading on first day of trial
Class Actions October 8, 2018 11:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lawyers leading a class action seeking damages from electrical distributor Endeavour Energy over the 2013 Mt Victoria bushfires have made a bid to amend […]

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