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Judge awards $253,000 to lead plaintiff in Queensland floods class action
Class Actions May 29, 2020 3:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead plaintiff in the Queensland floods class action has been awarded more than $253,000 in compensation from the state government and two dam operators, […]

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Quintis class action settlement delayed again over $46M insurance question
Class Actions May 29, 2020 5:16 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The settlement of two shareholder class actions against sandalwood producer Quintis has been delayed for a second time, as the parties continue to investigate the […]

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Concrete company files cross claims against structural engineer in Opal Tower melee
Class Actions May 29, 2020 4:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

The prefab concrete company dragged into a class action over the ill-fated Opal Tower has launched its own legal volley against the engineering consultant behind […]

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Government’s $721M Robodebt refund ignores damages claims, class action lawyer says
Class Actions May 29, 2020 8:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Morrison Government will refund Centrelink recipients $721 million in debts paid as part of the controversial Robodebt scheme at the centre of a class […]

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Maurice Blackburn loses appeal over bushfire class action tax bill
Appeals May 28, 2020 3:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Maurice Blackburn has come up short in its challenge to a multimillion dollar tax bill for a record settlement payout in the Black Saturday bushfire […]

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Boral faces second class action over US windows biz
Class Actions May 28, 2020 8:42 am By Christine Caulfield

Construction giant Boral faces another shareholder class action accused of failing to disclose the financial irregularities of its US windows business. Maurice Blackburn is expected […]

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Judge should have thrown out taxi driver class action, Uber tells appeals court
Class Actions May 28, 2020 9:52 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Uber has once again attempted to put the brakes on a landmark class action which alleges the ride-sharing giant engaged in a conspiracy to steal […]

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Slater & Gordon settlement armed class action to sue us, Arnold Bloch Leibler tells court
Class Actions May 27, 2020 4:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Slater and Gordon’s conduct when settling a previous securities class action against it armed the lead plaintiff with the information he needed to later bring […]

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Law firms join forces to investigate strip-search class action against NSW Police
Class Actions May 27, 2020 3:56 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Two law firms have joined forces to investigate a potential class action against NSW Police over allegedly unlawful use of invasive searches, including strip searches. […]

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Will 2020 mark the beginning of the end for class actions in Australia?
Opinion May 27, 2020 8:52 pm By

The headline of this article is admittedly an extremely pessimistic (if not melodramatic) prediction as to the future of class actions in Australia. It is […]

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