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Forge reaches multimillion dollar settlement in shareholder class action
Class Actions 2019-07-25 1:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

Collapsed engineering and construction company Forge Group has agreed to settle a shareholder class action over alleged continuous disclosure breaches, which will see the funder […]

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Group members set to get nothing in St Patrick’s Day bushfire class action settlement
Class Actions 2019-07-09 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 2019-05-29 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 2019-05-14 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 2019-05-03 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 2019-02-07 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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ACCC dragging its feet with Captain Cook case, court hears
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-11-23 3:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Vocational education provider Captain Cook College has panned the ACCC for delaying its recently filed case against the college by failing to prepare a statement […]

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Class members get nothing in $2.6M bushfire class action settlement
Class Actions 2018-11-13 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 2018-11-07 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 2018-11-06 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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