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‘Haircut’ by law firm, funder in Forge class action settlement appropriate, judge says
Class Actions 2019-12-16 6:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

A self-imposed cap on legal fees and a reduced funding cut of a $16.5 million settlement in a class action against failed construction company Forge […]

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Engineer to point finger at construction company in Opal Tower class action
Class Actions 2019-12-10 10:20 pm By

Structural engineer WSP Structures plans to bring a cross claim against the construction company behind Sydney’s troubled Opal Tower, after it was dragged into a […]

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Judge greenlights $16.5M Forge class action settlement
Class Actions 2019-12-10 11:29 am By Christine Caulfield

A judge has signed off on a $16.5 million settlement of a shareholder class action against collapsed engineering and construction company Forge Group. Federal Court […]

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Engineer blamed for design defects in Opal Tower class action
Class Actions 2019-12-05 10:55 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The construction company behind Sydney’s Opal Tower has filed a cross claim seeking $30 million from structural architect WSP Structures over its allegedly faulty building […]

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Class action puts pressure on Icon for speedy resolution of Opal Tower insurance case
Class Actions 2019-11-12 4:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Construction firm Icon Co has pressed the Federal Court for an expedited hearing in its case against insurers Liberty Mutual Insurance and QBE over the […]

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Icon denies QBE exclusions applied in Opal Tower disaster
Class Actions 2019-11-07 4:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

Construction firm Icon Co has rejected QBE Underwriting’s argument that exclusion clauses in coverage for Sydney’s Opal Tower meant the insurer did not have to […]

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Group members expected to get half of $16.5M Forge class action settlement
Class Actions 2019-10-25 12:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The law firm and funder behind a class action against collapsed engineering and construction company Forge Group, former directors and their insurers, which has now […]

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Insurer QBE claims Opal Tower cracking not ‘major’
Insurance 2019-10-10 4:33 pm By Amelia Birnie

QBE Underwriting has defended its decision to deny insurance coverage to the builder of Sydney’s troubled Opal Tower development, claiming the cracking was not “major” […]

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Opal Tower class action defendants banned from contacting group members about settlement
Class Actions 2019-10-04 5:02 pm By Amelia Birnie

The defendants in the Sydney Opal Tower class action have been formally banned from contacting represented group members about their claims while the proceeding remains […]

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NSW government points finger at developer in Opal Tower class action
Class Actions 2019-10-02 9:01 pm By Amelia Birnie

The NSW government’s Sydney Olympic Park Authority, which is facing a class action brought by owners of apartments at the troubled Opal Tower, has laid […]

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