James Hardie

Lawyer Dan Parker's legal firm is dealing with a large number of inquiries, many from people who have approached it unaware of any problems with their properties.

James Hardie decision embeds class actions for access to justice, lawyer says

Tue 28 Nov

Vindication of class actions, lawyer says. 

Chief Justice Sian Elias, along with Justices Ellen France and Susan Glazebrook said "There are other avenues through which James Hardie can pursue matters."

James Hardie loses Supreme Court bid to toss out class action

Mon 27 Nov 3

James Hardie went to New Zealand's top court after the Court of Appeal upheld a ruling allowing the suit to proceed.

Lawyer Adina Thorn says “The aim is to help building owners who ended up with council-approved work on buildings that now leak."

Last-ditch effort to get compensation for leaky building owners

Thu 23 Nov 2

"The majority of people cannot afford to sue in this country," says Adina Thorn.

Lawyer Adina Thorn says the plaintiffs are happy with the High Court’s decision on their Auckland action

Two legal setbacks for James Hardie in two days over leaky home claims

Fri 1 Sep 1

James Hardie expected to appeal the interlocutory judgments as class action cases near. 

Another multi-million dollar claim casts a shadow over Carter Holt Harvey

Mon 29 May 2

Shadowclad embroiled in more legal action. 

Adina Thorn leading $250 million class action against James Hardie group

$250m plaster claddings class action hearings to start next week

Thu 17 Nov

Three matters to be argued in the High Court.


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