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Sunwater to join challenge to Queensland floods class action victory
Appeals February 28, 2020 6:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Dam operator Sunwater will join an appeal of a victory in a class action filed on behalf of victims of the 2011 Queensland floods, despite […]

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BP worker fired over Hitler parody video to be reinstated after win on appeal
Employment February 28, 2020 4:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

A refinery worker sacked by BP over a parody Hitler video has won his job back after a Fair Work Commission appeals panel overturned a prior decision upholding his dismissal, finding that the clip he shared was not offensive or inappropriate.

No end in sight for epic Queensland floods class action
Class Actions February 21, 2020 12:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Dam operator Seqwater will appeal its loss in a long-running class action over the 2011 Queensland floods that destroyed over 2,000 homes, a move derided […]

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VW appeals record $125M penalty over ‘dieselgate’ scandal
Appeals February 12, 2020 9:24 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Volkswagen has appealed a record $125 million penalty handed down over its emissions cheating scandal by a judge who criticised a $75 million settlement agreement […]

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AMP to face class action over sale of ‘inflated’ insurance policies
Class Actions February 12, 2020 10:29 am By Cat Fredenburgh

AMP will face a class action alleging its financial representatives pushed AMP inflated insurance policies onto 100,000 customers despite knowing that better policies could be […]

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Federal Court may not cede class action ground to Victoria if contingency fee bill passes
Class Actions February 11, 2020 9:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

With Victoria set to pass legislation permitting law firms to charge contingency fees, experts have raised fears of an exodus of class actions from other […]

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CIMIC to pay $32.4M to settle shareholder class action
Class Actions February 11, 2020 10:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Engineering services company CIMIC will fork over $32.4 million to settle a shareholder class action, with group members expected to get 40 per cent of […]

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Treasury Wine Estates faces another class action investigation
Class Actions February 5, 2020 9:36 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Maurice Blackburn has become the second law firm to consider a shareholder class action against Treasury Wine Estates over a recent earnings downgrade. The wine […]

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CFMEU’s John Setka says spat over member defection should be handled internally
Employment February 5, 2020 2:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

A bitter feud between the national office of the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union and union heayweight John Setka, who is accused of […]

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Arnold Bloch Leibler sues Slater and Gordon to use docs in class action defence
Class Actions January 31, 2020 2:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

Facing a class action by shareholders alleging negligence over advice to Slater and Gordon, law firm Arnold Bloch Leibler is bringing proceedings against its former […]

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