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Sims class action funder, lawyers stake claim to 57% of settlement
Class Actions 2022-07-08 11:32 am By Christine Caulfield

The funder and law firm running a shareholder class action against recycling company Sims Limited are seeking more than 57 per cent of a $29.5 […]

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Sims settles shareholder class action for $29.5M
Class Actions 2022-06-10 9:43 am By Christine Caulfield

Recycling company Sims Limited will pay $29.5 million to settle a shareholder class action alleging earnings guidance for FY16 failed to account for the likely […]

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$27M pelvic mesh class action settlement offer pulled amid ‘financial difficulties’
Class Actions 2022-06-01 2:11 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Settlement talks in a class action on behalf of women injured by allegedly defective pelvic mesh products have failed after Astora Health took a long-standing […]

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Pelvic mesh class actions nearing settlement, court told
Class Actions 2022-04-28 4:45 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Settlement talks in three class actions on behalf of women injured by allegedly defective pelvic mesh products have progressed “substantially”, a court has heard. In […]

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Worley asks High Court to fix ‘absurd’ shareholder class action ruling
Class Actions 2022-04-12 10:04 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Engineering company Worley is challenging an appeals court ruling that allowed a shareholder class action against it to continue, arguing the Full Court’s finding that […]

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Hastie’s claim against Lendlease in $68M suit ‘untenable’, court hears
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-03-16 10:36 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A bid by the liquidators of collapsed engineering company Hastie Group for Lendlease to pay back funds it withdrew under bank guarantees is “untenable” and […]

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Worley shareholders win appeals court battle to revive class action
Breaking News 2022-03-11 2:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has sided with shareholders in their challenge to a ruling tossing a class action against engineering services company Worley, which was found […]

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Settlement talks in Astora pelvic mesh class action ‘well advanced’
Product Liability 2022-03-03 9:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

Settlement talks in a class action brought by Shine Lawyers against Astora Women’s Health on behalf of women injured by allegedly defective pelvic mesh products […]

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Class action members guaranteed more than 70% in first case giving lawyers slice of the pie
Class Actions 2022-02-08 2:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

The first order allowing plaintiffs lawyers to take a cut of the proceeds of a class action will guarantee group members in a case against […]

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Judge makes first class action order giving law firm cut of proceeds
Class Actions 2021-12-02 10:24 am By Cindy Cameronne

Saying the funding arrangement would eliminate the possibility that legal costs ate up the majority of any return to group members, a judge overseeing a […]

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