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Thursday, 7 December 2017
In the news - The Courier Mail
Seqwater says some victims of 2011 floods contributed to own plight Seqwater has suggested some victims of the January 2011 floods which devastated southeast Queensland contributed to their own plight by failing to take proper precautions.
Thursday, 7 December 2017
In the news - Brisbane Times
Dam operators claim Queensland flood victims were 'partly to blame' The victims of Queensland's devastating 2011 floods are partly to blame for damage to their properties because they didn't do enough to protect them and are guilty of "contributory negligence", dam operators claim.
Tuesday, 5 December 2017
In the news - The Sydney Morning Herald
Queensland flood releases 'could've been halved' Peak dam water releases during Queensland's 2011 floods would have been halved if engineers had followed their dam manual and taken heed of rainfall forecasts, class-action lawyers say.
Tuesday, 5 December 2017
In the news - The Courier Mail
2011 Queensland floods class action: Peak dam releases should have been halved, lawyers say The Queensland Government put water storage considerations before flood mitigation strategies while operating the state’s dams during the summer of 2011 partly out of fear of public “embarrassment’’, a Sydney court has been told.
Monday, 4 December 2017
In the news - The Guardian
Crown Resorts: class action alleges risks in China not adequately disclosed Lawyers acting on behalf of shareholders say arrests significantly impacted Crown’s future revenue from VIP gaming.
Tuesday, 21 November 2017
In the news - Financial Review
Uber faces Victorian taxi industry class action over illegal operation Victorian taxi and hire car drivers are being offered the chance to join a class action against US-based ride sharing giant Uber, with claims operators were slugged because the company was illegally operating in the state for four years.
Friday, 17 November 2017
In the news - Lawyers Weekly
Montara oil spill victims win more time to file class action claim The Federal Court has granted a seaweed farmer from Indonesia more time to prepare his claim as the lead applicant suing an oil company over a devastating oil spill in 2009.
Tuesday, 31 October 2017
In the news - The Guardian
Northern Territory youth detainees able to pursue class action, court rules The federal court will allow young people who were allegedly abused while in the Northern Territory’s youth detention centres to proceed with a class action.
Thursday, 26 October 2017
In the news - The Sydney Morning Herald
'Thousands' to join class action against Peter Dutton over detention regime Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has been hit with another class action lawsuit brought on behalf of asylum seekers detained under Labor and Coalition governments over the past six years.
Sunday, 22 October 2017
In the news - The New Daily
‘Me too’ hashtag highlights only a small part of a larger problem When social media became a sea of two small, devastating words in recent days it unearthed strong emotions.
Wednesday, 18 October 2017
In the news - The Sydney Morning Herald
Brawl looms at Brambles AGM as class action launched Embattled logistics giant Brambles faces a fresh challenge in the shape of a potential $100 million class action over alleged failures to keep investors informed.
Monday, 9 October 2017
In the news - Cairns Post
Far Northerners make more workplace claims than rest of Qld Far North agriculture, forestry and fishing workers have made more compensation claims than the rest of the state.