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Icon wins dispute with insurers over Opal Tower coverage
Insurance 2020-10-20 5:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

Construction firm Icon Co has won a coverage dispute with its insurers over $31 million in losses stemming from Sydney’s ill-fated Opal Tower, whose residents […]

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Chubb wouldn’t want survival of Opal Tower concrete specialist on conscience, judge says
Insurance 2020-10-16 2:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

The chief judge of the Federal Court has told Chubb Insurance to consider whether it wants to be held responsible for the commercial viability of […]

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Victoria keeps options open in High Court lockdown challenge
Coronavirus 2020-10-16 6:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Victorian government has not decided how it will respond to a constitutional challenge brought in the High Court against the state’s COVID-19 lockdown measures, […]

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Nine loses appeal of $3.7M defamation award over 60 Minutes floods report
Defamation 2020-10-13 5:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Nine Network has lost its challenge to a $3.7 million defamation judgment awarded to a prominent Queensland family over a 60 Minutes report that […]

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Queensland flood dam operator wants info behind Maurice Blackburn’s damages claim
Class Actions 2020-10-06 12:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Dam operator Sunwater wants evidence from Maurice Blackburn, the law firm behind the landmark Queensland flood class action, showing how the applicant will calculate aggregate […]

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Law firm investigates class action on behalf of NT Stolen Generations
Class Actions 2020-10-02 4:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Federal Government could face a class action seeking compensation for Indigenous Australians forcibly removed from their families in the Northern Territory from 1910 to […]

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Judge dismisses Victorian government’s bid to split curfew case
Coronavirus 2020-10-01 2:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing a challenge to Victoria’s recently lifted COVID-19 curfew has dismissed the state’s government bid to have the court split the hearing and […]

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Liberal member has no standing to bring anti-curfew suit, court hears
Coronavirus 2020-09-30 6:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

The health official behind Victoria’s now repealed curfew is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit brought against her challenging the directive on human rights grounds, claiming […]

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Court challenge still on despite Victoria’s decision to lift curfew
Coronavirus 2020-09-28 8:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

A case by restaurant owner and Liberal Party member Michelle Loielo challenging Victoria’s COVID-19 curfew is continuing despite an announcement by the Andrews government scrapping […]

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Health official behind Vic curfew accused of being ‘coached’ by government
Coronavirus 2020-09-25 5:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The public health official responsible for Victoria’s controversial curfew has had her credibility attacked in court, with a judge hearing suggestions that she may have […]

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