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NRL faces possible class action over treatment of player concussions
Class Actions July 3, 2019 9:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two law firms are jointly investigating a potential class action against the NRL on behalf of players for alleged liability for “reasonably preventable brain injuries”. […]

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Commercial interests shouldn’t bar consolidation, says Brambles class action judge
Class Actions June 28, 2019 11:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has released his reasons for consolidating two shareholder class actions against logistics company Brambles over opposition by the lead applicant in one of […]

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Special counsel appointed in toxic foam class action
Class Actions June 28, 2019 11:41 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing several class actions over the alleged use of toxic foam at government military bases has appointed a special counsel to hear the […]

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Investors can’t revive class action over Octaviar collapse
Appeals June 21, 2019 9:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has tossed a challenge to the dismissal of an investor class action against the Public Trustee of Queensland over a failure to […]

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PTTEP loses bid to stop farmers using the word ‘oil’ in Montarra oil spill class action trial
Class Actions June 18, 2019 8:37 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge overseeing a trial in a class action over the Montarra oil spill has ruled it necessary for Indonesian seaweed farmers to use the […]

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Settlement reached in recycling plant fire class action
Class Actions June 11, 2019 10:42 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement has been reached in a class action brought on behalf of individuals and businesses that allegedly suffered loss or injury from a 2017 […]

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Law firm mulls Mitsubishi fuel label class action after man wins $40,000 for misleading sticker
Class Actions July 11, 2019 4:07 pm By Amelia Birnie

Mitsubishi Motors is facing a class action investigation over allegedly misleading Triton 4WD fuel consumption labels that were at the centre of an individual consumer […]

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Bayer hit with class action over contraceptive implants
Class Actions July 9, 2019 4:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Slater & Gordon has filed a class action against life sciences giant Bayer over allegedly defective contraceptive implants that caused serious side effects, requiring many […]

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Sims Metal class action funder to get no more than 25%, shareholders guaranteed at least half
Class Actions July 5, 2019 11:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Noting the “significant and beneficial reduction” in recent funding rates, the judge overseeing a shareholder class action against recycling company Sims Metal Management has signed […]

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Judge reserves AMP class action loser costs after Phi Finney McDonald sinks 1,345 hours
Class Actions July 4, 2019 3:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

Boutique class actions law firm Phi Finney McDonald has won its bid to reserve costs incurred before its case was permanently stayed in the AMP […]

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