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Griffin Coal can’t get hands on docs in long-running spat with Carna Group
Energy & Natural Resources January 17, 2020 2:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Struggling mining firm Griffin Coal has been denied access to documents while defending a consumer law case brought by the liquidators of a collapsed mining […]

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Class action appeals ruling allowing 7-Eleven to seek litigation releases
Class Actions January 16, 2020 10:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The lead applicant in a class action against 7-Eleven has appealed a ruling that denied its bid to block the convenience store chain from seeking […]

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Australia Post must pay damages after firing manager in face of union threats
Employment January 16, 2020 4:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

A court has found Australia Post breached the employment contract of a compensation manager dismissed after “likely” threats by the CEPU resulted in the cancellation […]

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‘Rambling and non-responsive’: Law firm dodges $6.5M negligence claim
Business of Law January 13, 2020 1:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

A law firm has dodged a $6.5 million negligence claim by a Tasmanian agricultural business over advice supplied about agreements entered into with a division […]

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Bombardier must defend multimillion dollar contract spat on WA billionaire’s home turf
Contracts January 13, 2020 10:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Jet builder Bombardier has lost its appeal of a ruling by the Western Australia Supreme Court that it has jurisdiction to hear a multimillion dollar […]

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Judge OKs $29M settlement in Radio Rentals class action
Class Actions January 9, 2020 1:12 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has given his seal of approval to a $29 million settlement that resolves a class action over Radio Rentals’ Rent, Try, $1 Buy […]

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Domino’s faces possible class action by franchisees
Franchise January 8, 2020 9:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A law firm bringing the second of two cases by franchisees against Domino’s Pizza is weighing a possible class action against the fast food giant. […]

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ASIC takes life insurer TAL to court over handling of cancer victim’s claim
Insurance December 17, 2019 10:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has taken legal action on another referral from the banking royal commission, dragging life insurer TAL to court for […]

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Suncorp unit can force reversal of Coverforce acquisition, court says
Corporate December 10, 2019 9:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

The head of Australia’s largest unlisted insurance broker, Coverforce, may face a future damages claim for misleading or deceptive conduct if a recent acquisition of […]

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Squire Patton Boggs defeats negligence case over $12.5M plant renovation dispute
Energy & Natural Resources December 9, 2019 5:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

Engineering firm GR Engineering Services has lost a negligence lawsuit brought against law firm Squire Patton Boggs seeking damages from an alleged breach of contract […]

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