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Leader of notorious cult ‘The Family’ settles class action over torture, abuse claims
Class Actions 2021-04-20 2:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The deceased leader of the notorious cult known as The Family has settled a class action by sect members who claim they were tortured and […]

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‘Optimistic’ judge calls for talks in competing class actions against Boston Scientific
Class Actions 2021-04-19 5:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has urged the parties in two pelvic mesh class actions against Boston Scientific to come up with a “pragmatic solution” to the competing […]

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Fate of Victoria lockdown class action uncertain after lawyer’s licence suspended
Class Actions 2021-04-16 10:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The lawyer who filed a class action against the state of Victoria on behalf of residents in public housing towers who were locked down during […]

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Declassing bid defeated in Jardine Lloyd Thomson class action
Class Actions 2021-04-16 4:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

Insurance broker Jardine Lloyd Thompson has lost its bid to shut down a class action brought on behalf of NSW local councils, with a judge […]

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Suncorp unit hit with class action over add-on insurance
Class Actions 2021-04-16 5:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

Suncorp subsidiary AAI Limited has been hit with a class action over allegedly misleading add-on insurance sold at car dealerships. The Maurice Blackburn-led class action […]

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Slater & Gordon pushes back against ‘onerous’ discovery in Arnold Bloch Leibler class action
Class Actions 2021-04-16 3:03 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Slater & Gordon has argued discovery is becoming “unduly onerous” in a cross-claim filed by Arnold Bloch Leibler in a class action accusing the law […]

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Gaming watchdog dragged into Crown class action over Chinese gambling crackdown
Class Actions 2021-04-15 4:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

Victoria’s gaming regulator may seek to block access by a shareholder class action against Crown Resorts to transcripts of interviews with Crown employees about a […]

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Judge rejects government’s attempt to limit liability in Murray Darling class action
Class Actions 2021-04-13 3:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found the Commonwealth and Murray Darling Basin Authority are not “public authorities”, striking out large portions of their defence in a class […]

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Domino’s loses bid to strike out underpayments class action
Class Actions 2021-04-13 10:35 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has dismissed an application by Domino’s Pizza to strike out the pleadings in a class action accusing the pizza giant of making misleading […]

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Court orders G8 class action plaintiff to remove redaction from costs agreement
Class Actions 2021-04-12 11:00 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has ordered the lead applicant in a shareholder class action against G8 Education to disclose a previously redacted clause of a costs agreement […]

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