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High Court grants special leave in Toyota class action
High Court 2023-11-17 10:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has agreed to weigh in on how damages for reduction in value should be calculated under the Australian Consumer Law, granted competing […]

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Peter V’landys stuck with defamation loss after High Court declines special leave
Defamation 2023-09-15 3:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Racing NSW CEO Peter V’landys AM has failed in his bid to have the High Court take up his challenge to an appeals court ruling […]

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AMP to pay $110M to settle shareholder class action
Class Actions 2023-08-21 11:30 am By Cindy Cameronne

A shareholder class action that was filed in the wake of the banking royal commission over AMP’s fees-for-no-service practices has settled for $110 million.  The […]

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Deep sleep defamation case against HarperCollins finally put to rest
Defamation 2023-07-03 9:55 am By Cindy Cameronne

A psychiatrist has reached a confidential settlement with Harper Collins in his defamation case over a book about the controversial deep sleep therapy at the […]

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Peter V’landys’ appeal flops in defamation case over ABC racehorse cruelty report
Appeals 2023-05-26 10:54 am By Sam Matthews

Racing NSW CEO Peter V’landys AM has failed to revive his defamation case against the ABC over a 7:30 segment that revealed racehorses were being […]

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High Court asked to weigh in on Toyota class action over defective diesel filters
Product Liability 2023-04-28 4:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

Damages for reduction in value under the Australian Consumer Law are at the centre of competing special leave applications to the High Court filed by […]

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Toyota can’t overturn defect ruling, but wins cut to damages in diesel filter class action
Class Actions 2023-03-27 5:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has partially sided with Toyota in a challenge to the damages bill assessed by a judge in a class action over defective […]

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High Court won’t hear HarperCollins’ deep sleep defamation appeal
High Court 2023-02-17 11:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has declined HarperCollins’ special leave application seeking to appeal a decision that revived a psychiatrist’s defamation case over a book about the […]

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HarperCollins can make ‘bad reputation’ claims in deep sleep defamation case
Defamation 2022-12-16 9:41 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A psychiatrist that sued HarperCollins for defamation over a book on the use of deep sleep therapy at the Chelmsford Private Hospital in the 1970s […]

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Class action can’t get its hands on AMP, Clayton Utz emails
Class Actions 2022-11-09 9:24 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge overseeing a class action over AMP’s fees for no service practice has dismissed the applicant’s bid to access communications between AMP and law […]

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