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‘Unsatisfactory state of affairs’: 7-Eleven class action funder wants $16.6M advance on payout
Class Actions 2022-06-15 4:49 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A litigation funder for two franchisee class actions against 7-Eleven has asked a court for a $16.6 million payout to cover its costs before a […]

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Judge questions law firm founder on why employment class actions are worth it
Employment 2022-06-14 5:28 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has questioned whether class actions are the best way to resolve underpayment disputes during a hearing on a settlement in two class actions […]

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Quintis investors to get $4.7M in class action settlement, court told
Class Actions 2022-06-14 2:51 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Two years after an insurance dispute scuttled a proposed settlement, group members in two class actions against sandalwood producer Quintis are set to receive $4.7 […]

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Law firm seeks 30% cut in EML shareholder class action
Class Actions 2022-06-14 2:24 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The law firm that’s running a shareholder class action against payment processing company EML will seek a group costs order for a 30 per cent […]

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$630,000 legal bill should be borne by all Drakes class action members, court told
Employment 2022-06-14 9:45 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A law firm is seeking a funding equalisation order to have all group members contribute to the $630,000 legal bill it racked up in running […]

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Toyota appeals loss in $2B diesel filter class action
Appeals 2022-06-10 11:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Toyota has lodged an appeal of a judgment that could see it owe around $2 billion to 260,000 car owners for selling vehicles with defective […]

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Sims settles shareholder class action for $29.5M
Class Actions 2022-06-10 9:43 am By Christine Caulfield

Recycling company Sims Limited will pay $29.5 million to settle a shareholder class action alleging earnings guidance for FY16 failed to account for the likely […]

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Class action applicants not harmed despite Hardi’s misleading ads for crop sprayer, judge says
Product Liability 2022-06-10 6:28 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has found the lead applicant in a class action over an allegedly defective crop sprayer did not suffer any loss despite finding agricultural […]

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Judge allows report denying PFAS link with immunosuppression in contamination class action
Class Actions 2022-06-10 7:02 pm By Sam Matthews

A class action alleging the federal government contaminated Indigenous land with toxic firefighting foam has lost a challenge to a report by a scientist who […]

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Mayfair’s James Mawhinney agrees to steer clear of IPO Wealth investors
Class Actions 2022-06-10 3:41 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Mayfair Group’s James Mawhinney has given an undertaking to not contact group members in a class action against a trustee of the collapsed IPO Wealth […]

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