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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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Judge blasts insurers in Forge investor class action for ‘waste of everybody’s resources’
Class Actions May 29, 2019 4:27 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has granted discovery of up to 32,000 documents just months out from the Forge investor class action trial, as she blasted the insurance […]

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$6M class action settlement is one claim under insurance policy, Bank of Queensland says
Class Actions May 14, 2019 8:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Bank of Queensland has criticised a judgment which found the bank’s insurance policy left it on the hook for a $6 million settlement of […]

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Forge class action judge stands firm despite being warned of ‘real risk’ to trial date
Class Actions May 3, 2019 2:06 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has refused to contemplate delays to the long-running investor class action against defunct engineering and construction company Forge Group, as lawyers for some of […]

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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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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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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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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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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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