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Quintis insurers may have to cough up extra $11.25M in class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-01-28 6:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A lawsuit seeking to increase D&O insurance for sandalwood producer Quintis in the wake of a class action settlement has fallen short of the $40 […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2020
Analysis 2021-01-12 10:46 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Payouts in class actions in 2020 largely kept pace with the previous year despite the financial strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, with companies and other […]

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Insurer pulled into pelvic mesh class action as judge pushes for 2021 trial
Class Actions 2020-12-16 4:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has approved an application to join the insurer of a former doctor into a class action seeking compensation for defective pelvic mesh implants […]

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Judge rejects Covidien’s bid for security in unfunded pelvic mesh class action
Class Actions 2020-10-21 10:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

Medical device maker Covidien has lost a bid to have the applicant in a product liability class action over allegedly defective pelvic mesh front $300,000 […]

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Proportionality no basis to deny fees in $7M QRxPharma class action settlement, judge says
Class Actions 2020-09-29 3:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has approved a $7 million settlement in a class action against the directors of pharmaceutical company QRxPharma, only a third of which will […]

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Insurers slam The Star’s ‘misconceived’ COVID-19 coverage case
Insurance 2020-09-28 2:51 pm By Christine Caulfield

COVID-19 was clearly excluded from the business interruption insurance policy taken out by The Star, and a lawsuit seeking coverage for economic loss resulting from […]

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Funder will take loss in $7M QRxPharma class action settlement
Class Actions 2020-09-23 3:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

The funder backing a shareholder class action against the directors of pharmaceutical firm QRxPharma will not seek to profit from a $7 million settlement in […]

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Insurance suit in Quintis class actions ‘makes no sense’, court hears
Class Actions 2020-09-18 6:31 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Insurers of sandalwood producer Quintis have told a court that a rectification suit brought by the applicants in two class actions seeking to increase D&O […]

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The Star’s COVID-19 insurance test case incomplete, court hears
Insurance 2020-09-08 4:49 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Insurers for The Star have told a court that the casino’s lawsuit, which seeks to resolve threshold policy coverage issues in a bid to claim […]

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Insurers dragged into Gunns plantation class action
Class Actions 2020-08-17 3:15 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two insurance companies have been joined as respondents to a class action against forestry giant Gunns over the failure of six managed investment schemes for […]

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