Posts in Hume Dam Flood Action
11 August 2017: QLD Floods Class Action (the first case) - What happens when the expert changes his opinion?

Court considered: Plaintiff’s application to file revised expert report and make consequent pleading changes in a 5th amended statement of claim. Defendant vigorously opposed. Court allowed new report despite prejudice and delay and allowed some of the proposed amendments.

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11 August 2017: QLD Floods Class Action (the second one) reaches a bitter end

On 9 Jan 2017 a second class action was brought against Queensland Water Authorities for the January 2011 Brisbane floods. The second claim (the Hassid Case) was brought by Philip Hassid and Koula Hassid, as a class action, apparently because the first class action (the Rodriguez Case) abandoned pure economic loss claims in February 2016. 

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