Common fund orders in class actions considered again8 October 2018 | Insurance & Health Law
Earlier this year, Justice Lee of the Federal Court handed down the decision of Perera v GetSwift Limited  FCA 732 (Getswift), which dealt with the issue of competing class actions. Whilst the decision is currently the subject of an appeal, as it...
Money Max & ors in the Money with Class Action Settlement against QBE Approved20 July 2018 | Insurance & Health Law
The Federal Court of Australia has recently approved a settlement of $132.5 million inclusive of costs between QBE Insurance Group Limited (QBE) and registered class members who acquired shares in QBE between August and December 2013, and who suffered...
Class Actions in Australia: Issues for Insurers in 201722 December 2016 | Insurance & Health Law
Much has been written on the subject of class actions in Australia. However, little consideration is given to how class actions specifically affect insurers. There has been little consideration of the increasing impact of litigation funding or how the...