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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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Down N’ Out to appeal ‘cheeky’ In-N-Out Burger trade mark infringement ruling
Intellectual Property May 29, 2020 12:27 pm By Alison Eveleigh

An Australian burger chain that opened in Sydney as a tribute to the popular American burger franchise In-N-Out is set to appeal a trademark infringement […]

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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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High Court won’t hear Fortescue challenge to native title ruling
Appeals May 29, 2020 9:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has declined Fortescue Metals’ bid for special leave to appeal a ruling that granted native title to the Yinjibarndi people over a […]

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Rokt shows innovation in computer tech needed to cross patentability threshold
Intellectual Property May 29, 2020 8:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

In its recent decision, the Federal Court has confirmed that schemes are not patentable merely because they are “new and ingenious” and are implemented using […]

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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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Telstra not liable for worker’s 2.30am hip injury on work trip, court finds
Employment May 28, 2020 12:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has dismissed a Telstra worker’s appeal seeking compensation for an injury sustained after a long night out during a work trip, finding that […]

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Sydney lawyer hits Fairfax with defamation lawsuit
Defamation May 28, 2020 10:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A criminal defence lawyer who represented convicted criminal Salim Mehajer has sued Fairfax Media over an article by a Sydney Morning Herald gossip columnist that […]

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