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In victory for class action, judge says bad breast implant claims can advance
Class Actions 2022-05-20 10:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The applicants in a class action against The Cosmetic Institute and twelve doctors over allegedly “incompetent” breast augmentation surgery have won court approval to expand […]

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Crown’s $125M class action settlement wins court approval but no CFO for funder
Class Actions 2022-04-29 1:12 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has signed off on a $125 million settlement to resolve a shareholder class action against Crown Resorts over disclosures relating to its Chinese […]

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US shareholders ask court to reject $31M payout for Crown class action funder
Class Actions 2022-04-28 9:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

US institutional shareholders who joined a class action against Crown Resorts that settled on the eve of trial for $125 million are urging the Federal […]

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Deloitte strikes back in Noumi class action over $590M write-down
Class Actions 2022-04-21 5:03 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Deloitte and Noumi, formerly known as Freedom Foods, have pointed the finger at one another in a consolidated shareholder class action, with the accounting giant […]

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Insurer has second crack at dodging doctor’s class action defence costs
Insurance 2022-02-17 9:32 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Avant Insurance has challenged a Federal Court judge’s interpretation of the Insurance Contracts Act in its second attempt to avoid liability for the defence costs […]

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Fees for no service class action must clarify ‘serious allegations’ against AMP
Class Actions 2021-11-02 4:27 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has ordered a class action against AMP to provide more detail in its case accusing the financial services firm of failing to disclose […]

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Judge won’t let two class actions against Freedom Foods, Deloitte run in parallel
Class Actions 2021-09-22 1:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has rejected an application by the plaintiffs in two class actions against Freedom Foods and Deloitte to run their cases side-by-side, but said […]

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MIS regime poses ‘real risk’ to consolidating Freedom Foods class actions, court told
Class Actions 2021-09-17 10:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

Recent changes to the law requiring funded class actions to be registered as managed investment schemes have complicated the question of how best to resolve […]

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‘Fruits of victory’ can’t be denied pending insurer’s class action indemnity appeal
Insurance 2021-09-17 6:51 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Avant Insurance has lost a bid to pause an order that it pay $371,000 in the legal costs of a surgeon facing a class action […]

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Insurer must cover breast implant doctor’s class action defence costs
Insurance 2021-07-06 1:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

A surgeon facing class action claims from breast implant patients of the defunct The Cosmetic Institute has won his legal battle against an insurer that […]

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