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Grant Thornton can bring cross-claim against Forge Group
Professional Negligence 2021-05-21 9:35 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Grant Thornton has won approval to a bring a cross-claim against Forge Group, just three months ahead of trial in the collapsed engineering company’s case […]

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Quintis class action settlement to drag on with insurers’ appeal
Appeals 2021-05-10 5:03 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two insurers have appealed a ruling that could provide a further $11.25 million to group members in a class action against sandalwood producer Quintis, further […]

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‘Absolutely not’: Judge won’t hold Ethicon-type trial in TFS pelvic mesh class action
Class Actions 2021-04-23 10:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

Hoping to avoid a lengthy trial like the 89-day hearing in the pelvic mesh class action against Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon, a judge has suggested […]

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Forge directors fail to explain need for multiple law firms in liquidators’ case, judge says
Banton Group 2021-04-14 2:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has slashed security for costs sought in a case brought by the liquidators of engineering and construction company Forge Group after the former […]

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Quintis class action settlement could get $11M boost after insurers come up short
Insurance 2021-04-06 3:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

A lengthy dispute over insurance in a settled class action against sandalwood producer Quintis has been resolved, with the Federal Court rejecting a challenge by […]

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Builder not on the hook for $12M in damages for Lacrosse building fire, appeals court says
Construction 2021-03-29 3:58 pm By Cindy Cameronne

An appeals court has found that building company LU Simon should not pay $12 million in damages for a 2014 fire which broke out in […]

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Judge pushes for trial early next year in Opal Tower class action
Class Actions 2021-03-25 3:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has suggested hearing the long-running class action over the Opal Tower disaster as early as the first quarter of next year, as the […]

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‘A disappointing result’: Judge approves $25M settlement in Dick Smith class actions
Class Actions 2021-03-17 11:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has approved a “disappointing” $25 million settlement in long-running class action litigation over the collapse of electronics retailer Dick Smith with claims worth […]

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Two law firms can’t rep insurers in $309M dispute over Queensland LNG project
Insurance 2021-03-09 2:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found a group of insurers defending a $309 million lawsuit over an Australia Pacific LNG project in Central Queensland cannot be represented […]

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PwC takes swipe at class action over $50M bond prospectus
Class Actions 2021-02-16 5:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

PricewaterhouseCoopers is looking to shut down a class action by irate bondholders of collapsed asset finance lender Axsesstoday Limited over alleged misrepresentations in a $50 […]

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