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Consumer law claims dropped in Bayer contraceptive class action
Class Actions 2021-05-14 10:33 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The lead applicant in a class action against Bayer over its allegedly defective Essure contraceptive devices has won court approval to drop her consumer law […]

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Former QC, now judge hit with costs in negligent advice case
Construction 2021-05-04 3:29 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A former QC who is now a judge on the Victorian Supreme Court judge has been hit with costs following a ruling that he and […]

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Former QC, now judge liable to client in negligent advice case, court rules
Professional negligence 2021-03-01 6:11 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A former QC turned Victorian Supreme Court judge has been found liable, along with a law firm acquired by Russell Kennedy, to pay $1.185 million […]

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Uber loses bid to shrink taxi driver class action
Class Actions 2021-01-11 1:54 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has rejected a bid by Uber to significantly trim a class action brought by Maurice Blackburn on behalf of successors and assignees or […]

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Class action against Bayer’s Essure contraceptive drops claims against two manufacturers
Product Liability 2020-11-20 5:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a class action against Bayer over allegedly defective Essure contraceptive devices will ask the court to discontinue its claims against two […]

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Judge warns ‘real persuasion’ needed to expand GetSwift class action 2 months from trial
Class Actions 2020-07-13 9:00 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has warned counsel leading a shareholder class action against logistics provider GetSwift that “real persuasion” would be needed to convince him to allow […]

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Uber fails in second bid to put brakes on taxi driver class action
Class Actions 2020-07-22 3:42 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Uber has lost its latest challenge to a landmark class action that alleges the ride-sharing giant engaged in a conspiracy to steal business from taxi […]

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Judge should have thrown out taxi driver class action, Uber tells appeals court
Class Actions 2020-05-28 9:52 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Uber has once again attempted to put the brakes on a landmark class action which alleges the ride-sharing giant engaged in a conspiracy to steal […]

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Law firm hits Uber with another class action after court loss
Class Actions 2020-04-28 12:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

A plaintiffs law firm has fired off another class action against Uber after losing a bid to amend the group definition in a class action […]

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Judge shoots down amendment to group definition in Uber class action
Class Actions 2020-04-02 5:17 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has denied a bid by the applicant in a massive class action against ride-sharing giant Uber to amend the group definition to include […]

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