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Consumer Class Actions

Vokswagen, Audi & Skodda
Class action against Volkswagen Australia could recoup $5 billion (smh.com.au)
The Law Report: class action against Volkswagen – RN Breakfast – ABC Radio National
The ad no one wanted – Media Watch – Media Watch – Media Watch (abc.net.au)
Volkswagen reaches multi-million-dollar settlement in Australian ‘dieselgate’ scandal – ABC News
VW settles Australian diesel class actions – 9News
Volkswagen settles Australian ‘diesel-gate’ class actions (smh.com.au)
How to claim your Volkswagen ‘Dieselgate’ compensation in Australia (whichcar.com.au)
VW claimant ‘smells a rat’ around Maurice Blackburn legal fees (afr.com)

Ford Focus & Fiesta Class Action
Ford faces class action over potentially dangerous transmission used in some Fiesta, Focus models – ABC News
Ford Focus driver claims he’s lucky to be alive after car caught on fire | Herald Sun
Owners take fight to Ford Australia over Powershift transmissions (whichcar.com.au)
Ford’s $10m pain just the beginning (goauto.com.au)
Comical cliche at the centre of Ford class action lawsuit – NZ Herald
https://m.drive.com.au/amp/car-review/ford-powershift-transmission-subject-to-new-class-action-lawsuit-in-usa-86731
Ford cars fitted with PowerShift are ‘lemons’, court hears as high-stakes trial revs up | Lawyerly
Fresh evidence in Ford PowerShift trial – carsales.com.au

Nurofen Class Action
Thousands claim compensation for misleading Nurofen products (smh.com.au)
Nurofen’s maker misled consumers over painkillers’ contents, court rules | Reckitt Benckiser | The Guardian
Nurofen customers could be reimbursed (thenewdaily.com.au)
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Toyota Class Action
Toyota hit with massive class action: Thousands of HiLux, Prado and Fortuner customers to sue over DPF defect – Car News | CarsGuide
Toyota facing class action over Hilux and Prado diesel models | Nine News Australia – YouTube
Toyota owners win class action | 9 News Australia – YouTube
Federal court accepts Toyota DPFs “defective”, moves affected owners closer to possible compensation | The West Australian
Toyota DPF savaged by expert technical report – carsales.com.au

Swann Add-on Car Insurance Class Action
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Add-on Insurance Scam Warning — Auto Expert by John Cadogan – save thousands on your next new car!
IAG faces class action over car add-on insurance (smh.com.au)
IAG faces class action over ‘misleading’ sales tactics (afr.com)
IAG reaches $138M settlement in add-on insurance class action on eve of trial | Lawyerly
Judge OKs IAG class action settlement, rejects funder’s bid to recoup insurance | Lawyerly

Hyundai Tucson Class Action Investigation
Law firm considers class action after 93,000 Hyundai vehicles recalled across Australia (7News)
Bannister Law announces class action against Hyundai over recall of Tuscon models (News.com.au)
Hyundai facing class action over massive Tucson recall (thewest.com.au)

Tyro Payments Investigation
‘Woefully inadequate’: Tyro faces legal proceedings as outage problems grow (smh.com.au)
Australia’s ‘most unreliable fintech’: Tyro targeted by short seller as outage continues (smh.com.au)
Bannister Law investigates legal action against Tyro, after prolonged eftpos terminal outage (smartcompany.com.au)
Bannister Law explores class action against Tyro (businessnewsaustralia.com)
Lawyers circle Tyro as outage drags on (arf.com)
Tyro may face class actions over EFTPOS terminal outrage (lawyerly.com.au)
Tyro Problems May Well Prove Terminal (sharecafe.com.au)
Tyro faces legal action over EFTPOS outage (thewest.com.au)

Mitsubishi Fuel Labelling
‘Law firms mulls Mitsubishi fuel label class action after man wins $40,000 for misleading sticker (lawyerly.com.au)

Eclipx Group Ltd
‘Bannister Law mulls class action after Eclipx’s downgrade (arf.com)

Apple Iphone
‘Apple to pay $750m for slowing iPhones (ia.acs.org.)
‘Aussie iPhone users to miss out on $500 million US class action settlement (9news.com.au)
‘Aussie law firm eyes class action against Apple over iPhone performance woes (arnnet.com)
‘Apple faces possible class action: firm (sbs.com.au)
‘Apple sorry for iPhone slowdowns, offers battery discounts (smh.com.au)
‘Two Australian law firms considering class action against Apple (news.com)

Guvera Limited
‘Law firm plotting class action over Guvera financing (completemusicupdate.com)
‘Guvera facing possible class action by Bannister Law to reclaim investors’ money (afr.com)

Shareholder Actions

Dick Smith shareholder action
Dick Smith shareholders sign up for class action (smh.com.au)
Dick Smith class action parties propose $25m settlement (afr.com)

Quintis Shareholder Action
Quintis bonds hit by Moody’s after contract admission (afr.com)
Bannister Law pursues shareholder class action against Quintis (afr.com)

Investigtaions
Gloria Jeans, Donut King: Retail Food Group may face class action (news.com.au)A Current Affair on Twitter: “Lawyer Charles Bannister has taken on some of the world’s biggest companies in class actions. He’s now investigating the potential for a lawsuit against Retail Food Group. #9ACA https://t.co/WBJVkMrXcn” / Twitter

Other News
Class action attack – carsales.com.au