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High Court restores $435,000 award to sex offences prosecutor diagnosed with PTSD
Employment 2022-04-13 4:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has reinstated a $435,000 judgment awarded to a former lawyer who suffered post-traumatic stress disorder while working for the Special Sexual Offences […]

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Monsanto may face claim for exemplary damages in Roundup class action
Class Actions 2021-11-22 6:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action on behalf of people who claim they developed non-Hodgkin lymphoma after using Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer will argue the agrochemical giant should […]

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Group members can switch law firms in Monsanto class action
Class Actions 2021-06-25 1:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

A dozen group members can opt out of Maurice Blackburn’s Roundup class action against Monsanto and switch to a competing class action being run by […]

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High Court to hear former prosecutor’s appeal after $435,000 PTSD award overturned
High Court 2021-05-25 12:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

A former solicitor in the Victorian Office of Public Prosecutions who claims she suffered severe post-traumatic stress disorder and depression from repeated exposure to sexual […]

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Judge slams Monsanto’s ‘highly unsatisfactory’ behaviour in Roundup class action
Class Actions 2021-05-10 4:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has criticised agricultural giant Monsanto for its “highly unsatisfactory” conduct in ignoring court orders in a class action over its allegedly cancer-causing Roundup […]

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‘Troubled’ by costs in Monsanto class action, judge wants initial trial on Roundup cancer risk
Class Actions 2021-03-23 2:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing a class action against Bayer-owned Monsanto has suggested a hearing by the end of the year on the cancer risks of the […]

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Monsanto class action judge won’t rule on expert evidence in novel hearing
Class Actions 2021-03-11 10:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge overseeing a class action against Bayer-owned Monsanto over its allegedly carcinogenic weedkiller, Roundup, has declined to rule on the admissibility of expert evidence […]

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Judge blocks lawyers’ access to docs in stayed Monsanto class action
Product Liability 2020-12-22 4:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Lawyers for the lead applicant in a stayed class action against Bayer-owned Monsanto over its weedkiller Roundup cannot access discovered documents in a separate class […]

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Former prosecutor in Victoria OPP’s sex offences unit loses appeal in PTSD case
Employment 2020-11-24 9:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has overturned a $435,000 win for solicitor Zagi Kozarov, a former prosecutor in the Victorian Office of Public Prosecutions specialist sexual offences […]

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Judge accused of ‘very aggressively’ attacking government’s Robodebt defence
Class Actions 2020-06-16 2:30 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has been accused of “very aggressively” raising issues with a barrister for the Federal Government over its failure to amend its defence in […]

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