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Woolworths Group Limited is being accused of breaching disclosure obligations, including the 2001 Corporations Act, and engaging in deceptive or misleading conduct. That’s according to a recently filed class-action suit set in motion by Maurice Blackburn. The action has been slated for a hearing in February. This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team Members (Sponsored Member), 11-20 Team Members, 11-20 Team Members (Sponsored Member), $695 One Time…
Thomas Girardi was a famous trial lawyer when he assured devastated clients that he would help them. One such client, Kathy Ruigomez, took the celebrity attorney at his word based on his affectation, and his reputation as illustrated in the film Erin Brockovich. This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team Members (Sponsored Member), 11-20 Team Members, 11-20 Team Members (Sponsored Member), $695 One Time Membership Rate Lock,…
The Cayman Islands is the latest territory to signal its embrace of Litigation Finance. Until 2017, champerty laws were still in force, and legal funding by third-parties was disallowed except in insolvency cases. That year, Harneys, a Cayman Islands law firm, received court approval for the practice. This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team Members (Sponsored Member), 11-20 Team Members, 11-20 Team Members (Sponsored Member), $695 One…
What’s being described as the biggest energy action in Australia’s history is now underway. A class action against two Queensland energy generators was filed in Federal Court on Wednesday. Allegations include manipulating the wholesale pricing system and artificially inflating energy bills for thousands of customers. This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team Members (Sponsored Member), 11-20 Team Members, 11-20 Team Members (Sponsored Member), $695 One Time Membership…
LONDON, NEW YORK 19 January 2021, Woodsford, the global provider of litigation financing solutions for businesses, individuals and law firms, has announced the promotion of Robin M. Davis to Chief Investment Officer, US. Robin, who joined Woodsford in October 2018 as Senior Investment Officer, was previously a partner at Radulescu LLP, a boutique patent litigation firm in New York City. Earlier in her career, Robin was an associate at Quinn Emanuel. “We recognized Robin’s potential…
The German legislature is in the midst of groundbreaking decisions surrounding legal tech. They recently validated the business model of LexFox, a legal tech company. By ruling that LexFox did not violate the German Legal Services Act, the court validated similar companies like myRight and Flightright. This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team Members (Sponsored Member), 11-20 Team Members, 11-20 Team Members (Sponsored Member), $695 One Time…
What happens when you take every precaution only to be let down by your insurer? That’s what Josephine Woodberry is asking. She purchased a business interruption insurance policy for her dance studio in Preston, near Melbourne, only to discover she wasn’t actually covered. This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team Members (Sponsored Member), 11-20 Team Members, 11-20 Team Members (Sponsored Member), $695 One Time Membership Rate Lock,…
A class action against PE core cladding suppliers has finally reached the High Court of New Zealand. Participants are seeking compensation for those financially impacted by the cladding. This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team Members (Sponsored Member), 11-20 Team Members, 11-20 Team Members (Sponsored Member), $695 One Time Membership Rate Lock, Single Subscription, Additional 1 User, Additional 2 Users, Additional 3 Users, Additional 4 Users, 6…
Last year, the world was thrown into upheaval thanks to COVID, and most industries are still reeling. Hospitality, entertainment, travel—so many once-thriving businesses are either closed down or hanging on by a thread. What can be done to ensure that your business isn’t one of those lost to the pandemic? This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team Members (Sponsored Member), 11-20 Team Members, 11-20 Team Members (Sponsored…
Multi Funding USA, a leading provider of pre-settlement funding serving law firms and attorneys, has been named the exclusive litigation funding partner for TrialSchool.org (Trial School), a not-for-profit trial advocacy training for lawyers who represent individuals and families. Multi Funding USA is a Platinum Sponsor for Trial School and will offer cloud-based litigation finance services to Trial School’s extensive client base of law firms and attorneys across the United States. Trial School provides a…