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Plastic surgeon named in breast implants class action locked in legal battle with insurers
Insurance 2021-03-29 2:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has ordered Avant Insurance to supply certain documents to a plastic surgeon seeking coverage for legal costs of defending a class action against […]

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High Court says ‘no one size fits all’ when it comes to competing class actions
Class Actions 2021-03-10 10:18 am By Christine Caulfield

Judges have power to manage competing class actions by picking a winner in a so-called beauty parade, the High Court has ruled, but there is […]

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Law firms await beauty tips as High Court set to rule on competing class actions
High Court 2021-03-03 10:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has set a date for handing down its keenly anticipated judgment in a case that challenged the winner of a beauty contest […]

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Freedom Foods, Deloitte hit with second class action over $590M writedown
Class Actions 2021-02-23 4:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

Food and beverage manufacturer Freedom Foods and accounting giant Deloitte have been hit with a second class action by irate investors seeking compensation for “accounting […]

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Surfstitch class action lawyers’ conduct not ‘egregious’, but payout should be capped, judge says
Class Actions 2021-02-22 3:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has signed off on a settlement in two shareholder class actions against clothing retailer Surfstitch, but has capped the legal costs and commissions […]

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Law firm ‘took advantage’ of privileged position in filing Treasury Wines class action, court told
Class Actions 2020-11-27 7:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

Treasury Wine Estates has accused plaintiffs law firm Maurice Blackburn and barrister Guy Donnellan of “taking advantage” of their privileged position by using evidence discovered […]

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Maurice Blackburn did not breach obligations in TWE class action, Full Court finds
Appeals 2020-12-17 4:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has tossed an appeal by Treasury Wine Estates claiming that Maurice Blackburn and barrister Guy Donnellan breached their obligations in preparing […]

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Class action beauty parade takes centre stage at High Court
Class Actions 2020-11-09 10:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

The eyes of class action lawyers will be on the High Court Tuesday as it hears arguments over a judge’s power to choose a single […]

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Shareholders appeal dismissal of Worley class action
Class Actions 2020-11-19 11:47 am By Christine Caulfield

Shareholders who lost a Federal Court trial in their class action against engineering company Worley are challenging the decision to dismiss the case. Shine Lawyers, […]

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Worley prevails in rare judgment dismissing shareholder class action
Class Actions 2020-10-22 10:01 am By Christine Caulfield

A judge has sided with Worley in a ruling tossing a class action after a trial alleged the engineering company misled shareholders and breached disclosure […]

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