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Western Power’s negligence caused Parkerville bushfire, court hears
Class Actions July 16, 2018 10:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

Electricity company Western Power was to blame for the January 2014 inferno that destroyed 57 homes in and around Parkerville, Western Australia, a lawyer told […]

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Class action seeks data on individuals that got Cash Converters loans
Class Actions July 13, 2018 12:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Cash Converters has been asked to produce data on individuals that it provided payday loans to in Queensland in a class action alleging it charged […]

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Radio Rentals class denied info to advance claim about ‘strange’ contract structure
Class Actions August 16, 2018 5:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The applicant in a consumer class action against Radio Rentals has lost her bid for interrogatories to lend support to claims that the company’s “strange” […]

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AMP denies class members will hit time bar in state court
Class Actions August 13, 2018 10:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMP has slammed arguments that group members in four Federal Court class actions could face a jurisdictional limitation on their claims of disclosure breaches if […]

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Fitch class action can probe rosy ratings of Sigma Finance
Class Actions August 8, 2018 10:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in an investor class action against Fitch Ratings will get its hands on internal reports detailing why the agency assigned a Triple […]

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Full Court questions restraint against class action lawyers
Class Actions August 7, 2018 10:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court expressed doubts Tuesday about an “unusual” and “heavy handed” order restraining lawyers leading the stayed class actions against GetSwift from advising […]

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Competing class action fix divides firms in ALRC submissions
Class Actions August 7, 2018 8:40 pm By Christine Caulfield

The “highly-controversial” battles over multiple class actions against AMP and GetSwift are just two cases in a decades-long history of class action proceedings and should […]

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WorleyParsons CFO told earnings targets a ‘stretch’, email reveals
Class Actions August 6, 2018 11:04 pm By Christine Caulfield

A week before WorleyParson’s CEO promised shareholders net profits in excess of $322 million for the 2014 financial year, the engineering group’s global finance director […]

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Judge doubtful of ‘injustice’ facing Appco in class action
Employment July 27, 2018 9:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

Fundraising company Appco told a judge Friday that it faced an “injustice” if a wage case were allowed to proceed as a class action on […]

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Appco denies army of fundraisers were employees
Employment July 26, 2018 11:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fundraising company Appco Australia challenged the similarities between group members in a class action alleging it misclassified workers as independent contractors to avoid paying minimum […]

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