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More casuals class actions to be dropped in wake of High Court’s Rossato decision
Employment 2021-12-01 3:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two law firms are seeking court approval to drop class actions brought on behalf of allegedly misclassified casual coal miners, in light of a High […]

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Morrison government hit with class action over white spot disease outbreak
Class Actions 2021-12-01 10:19 am By Cindy Cameronne

The federal government is facing a class action over alleged biosecurity breaches that led to the 2016 outbreak of white spot disease in South-East Queensland, which decimated the region’s commercial prawn industry.

ANZ faces new class action over retrospective interest on credit cards
Financial Services 2021-11-30 4:31 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group has been hit with a class action for having “unfair” terms in its credit card contracts that allegedly gave the bank the right to charge account holders retrospective interest.

PwC strikes back in class action over $50M Axsesstoday prospectus
Class Actions 2021-11-30 6:30 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Professional services giant PricewaterhouseCoopers has hit back at a class action over a $50 million prospectus for Axsesstoday, filing a cross-claim against the asset finance lender and saying it “takes no responsibility” for allegedly defective offer documents.

Fifth overtime class action filed by junior doctors in Victoria
Employment 2021-11-30 1:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

Victoria’s Alfred and St Vincent’s hospitals are the targets of a new class action filed on behalf of junior doctors alleging they were not paid for unrostered work that included admitting patients and attending to medical emergencies.

Law firm preparing class actions against Apple, Google
Class Actions 2021-11-29 9:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Apple and Google’s legal woes in Australia are set to worsen, with a leading class action firm preparing to file class actions against the Silicon […]

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Mitsubishi hit with class action over ‘misleading’ fuel economy labels
Class Actions 2021-11-29 3:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Japanese car maker Mitsubishi Motors has been hit with a class action for allegedly making misleading fuel efficiency representations on over 70,000 Triton Utes sold […]

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Slater & Gordon’s former boss admits to ‘catastrophic error’
Trials 2021-11-26 9:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Slater & Gordon managing director Andrew Grech has told the Federal Court he regretted his “catastrophic error” in approving the $1.2 billion acquisition of […]

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Arnold Bloch Leibler to pay $28M in class action settlement
Class Actions 2021-11-26 6:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Arnold Bloch Leibler will part with $28 million in its settlement with Slater & Gordon shareholders over advice ahead of the plaintiffs firm’s […]

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Banksia judge made no allowance for ‘youth and inexperience’ of Mark Elliott’s son, appeal says
Appeals 2021-11-26 12:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

The judge who made findings against the son of the mastermind behind the Banksia class action scam may have formed strong views about the 27-year-old’s […]

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