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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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Bank of Queensland loses fight with insurer over $6M class action settlement
Insurance November 7, 2018 10:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bank of Queensland has lost a dispute with two insurers over coverage for a $6 million settlement of a class action brought by investors in […]

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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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United can’t boot judge from final hearing in Freehills case
Corporate October 9, 2018 11:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australian petrol retailer United Petroleum has lost a bid to disqualify a judge from a final hearing on costs in its unsuccessful battle against law […]

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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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QRxPharma defendants can access class members’ broker details
Class Actions September 13, 2018 11:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

The defendants in a shareholder class action over QRxPharma’s alleged failure to disclose problems with regulatory approval for its painkiller Moxduo have won access to […]

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Daiso fined $355,000 for selling dangerous toys
Competition & Consumer Protection July 23, 2018 12:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

Japanese retail store Daiso has been fined $355,000 for selling dangerous products, including projectile toys, that did not comply with Australian safety standards. The company, […]

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Herbert Smith Freehills wins case over United’s failed IPO
Corporate June 26, 2018 11:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

Herbert Smith Freehills has prevailed in a suit by United Petroleum alleging the law firm and former United chairman Martin Hudson breached their duties to […]

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