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Victoria’s approach to carriage fights better than Federal Court, says judge
Class Actions 2024-02-27 5:22 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing an appeal in a carriage dispute in a class action against Jaguar Land Rover over allegedly defective diesel filters has said he […]

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‘So what?’ Judge says rate-rigging class action can’t impose views on registration
Class Actions 2024-02-27 9:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has ordered soft class closure ahead of mediation in a class action against five major banks over alleged foreign exchange rate-rigging, saying the applicant’s subjective view on what will assist mediation should not be imposed on the banks.

‘Don’t you want to know who you’re acting for?’: Judge probes applicant in rate-rigging class action
Class Actions 2024-02-26 4:33 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has questioned the applicant’s opposition to soft class closure in a class action accusing five major banks of rate-rigging, a measure the banks […]

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ABC host sacked for post on Gaza sues for unfair termination
Employment 2024-02-26 5:55 pm By Sam Matthews

A former ABC radio host has filed a Federal Court lawsuit against her former employer after she was fired for sharing a post by Human […]

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Medibank can’t halt class action-style complaint to OAIC over data breach
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2024-02-22 2:22 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has dismissed a bid by Medibank to restrain the Office of Australian Information Commissioner from proceeding with a class action-style complaint on behalf […]

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‘Not something we could ever agree to’: Applicant fights soft class closure in AMP case
Class Actions 2024-02-16 3:26 pm By Sam Matthews

The applicant in a class action against four AMP subsidiaries and two trustees over alleged excessive superannuation fees has flagged its opposition to soft class […]

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Maurice Blackburn employment head appointed race discrimination commissioner
Policy and Regulation 2024-02-05 10:25 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Maurice Blackburn’s head of employment law in Queensland, Giri Sivaraman, has been appointed as the next race discrimination commissioner, commencing his five year stint in […]

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‘Very large indeed’: DePuy class action settlement administration costs top $13M
Class Actions 2024-02-01 5:43 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has signed off on a bill that brings the total settlement administration costs in a class action against Johnson & Johnson unit De […]

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Picking class action winner on strength of law firm’s experience entrenches dominance, appeal says
Class Actions 2024-01-31 11:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

A law firm that lost a contest to run a class action against Toyota unit Hino has appealed a decision to give the case to […]

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As Roundup trial wraps up, Monsanto says class action has ‘finger on scales’
Trials 2024-01-30 5:48 pm By Sam Matthews

Defending allegations that its popular weed killer Roundup is carcinogenic, agrochemical giant Monsanto has accused the class action of having its “finger on the scales” […]

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