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REST Super hit with class action over insurance premiums
Class Actions 2024-02-16 1:47 pm By Sam Matthews

REST Super faces a class action alleging the supererannuation trustee deducted premiums for income protection insurance that provided no benefit to members. In a first […]

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In class action defence, KFC says rest break obligation met even if staff chose to keep working
Class Actions 2024-02-13 11:22 pm By Christine Caulfield

Fast food giant KFC has served its defence in a class action alleging workers were deprived of their rest break entitlements, saying its obligation to […]

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Judge says settlement offers should operate as bulwark against costs in class actions
Class Actions 2024-02-09 10:10 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has held that there could be favourable costs consequences for Carnival if its rejected $15 million settlement offer in the Ruby Princess class […]

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Worley shareholder class action takes another trip to appeals court
Class Actions 2024-02-07 11:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

It’s a case of déjà vu in a class action against engineering services company Worley, with shareholders heading back to the appeals court after losing […]

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3M may face class action over ‘defective’ combat earplugs
Class Actions 2024-02-06 9:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

US consumer goods giant 3M is facing a possible class action on behalf of members of the Australian Defence Force who allegedly suffered hearing loss […]

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Ruby Princess class action rejected $15M settlement offer, court told
Class Actions 2024-02-05 4:11 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Cruise ship operator Carnival PLC has flagged a bid for indemnity costs after the lead applicant in a class action over a COVID-19 outbreak aboard […]

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‘Disrespectful to the court’: Judge swipes at insurer for radio silence
Insurance 2024-01-29 1:50 pm By Sam Matthews

The judge overseeing a suite of cases brought by holidaymakers who were seriously injured in a fatal bus collision in Vanuatu has hit out at […]

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Anglicare denies duty of care to family members in COVID-19 outbreak class action
Class Actions 2024-01-17 2:51 pm By Sam Matthews

Aged care provider Anglicare has hit back at a class action filed on behalf of 25 people whose loved ones died during a COVID-19 outbreak […]

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Reading the tea leaves from 2023’s class action beauty parades
Analysis 2024-01-15 11:19 pm By Sam Matthews

The country’s most experienced class action law firm won two and lost two in last year’s beauty parades before the courts, showing track record is […]

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Ruby Princess class action heads to Full Court after plaintiff wins no damages
Appeals 2024-01-08 10:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The lead applicant in a class action against Carnival PLC over a COVID-19 outbreak aboard its Ruby Princess cruise ship has lodged an appeal after she […]

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