A class action on behalf of persons suffering personal injury or losses to property as a result of the Coolaroo recycling plant toxic fire in 2017.
The claim was brought against the recycling plant operator, SKM Services Pty Ltd, in negligence and nuisance. The plaintiff alleged that the defendant failed to take steps, or have adequate planning in place, to avoid the risk of fire.
Settlement approval application
The Honourable Justice John Dixon approved the settlement of the proceeding on 1 August 2019. His Honour published reasons in support on 7 October 2019. Copies of the orders, reasons and the settlement distribution scheme are available below.