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Judge shoots down request for soft closure in breast implants class action
Class Actions April 14, 2020 1:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The plaintiffs in a class action against Dr Eddy Dona, the director of defunct chain the Cosmetic Institute, over allegedly botched breast implants have lost […]

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‘I never liked common fund orders anyway’: Judge gives thumbs up to High Court ruling
Class Actions February 28, 2020 12:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

A  judge overseeing a shareholder class action against collapsed engineering group RCR Tomlinson has said goodbye to the common fund order in the case while […]

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Insurers may get dragged into class action over ‘botched’ breast implants
Insurance October 25, 2019 9:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

Cosmetic Institute director Dr Eddy Dona has flagged that he may drag insurers of his now collapsed medical chain into a class action brought against […]

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‘Must be April Fool’s day’: judge slams 120 common questions ‘joke’ in botched breast implant class action
Class Actions September 13, 2019 8:05 pm By Amelia Birnie

The judge overseeing a class action against The Cosmetic Institute over allegedly botched breast enhancement surgery has queried whether the plaintiffs were playing an “April […]

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Two firms, one funder out after judge consolidates RCR Tomlinson class actions
Class Actions August 15, 2019 10:01 pm By Amelia Birnie

Law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan will push forward with an investor class action against failed engineering company RCR Tomlinson on its own, with […]

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Judge puts brakes on early class closure bid in breast implant class action
Class Actions August 1, 2019 8:42 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has warned the parties in The Cosmetic Institute class action over allegedly botched breast implants to ensure group members’ rights are prioritised, following […]

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Class action alleges Cosmetic Institute director was mastermind behind ‘one size fits all’ breast surgery
Class Actions August 7, 2019 8:11 pm By Amelia Birnie

The plaintiffs in The Cosmetic Institute class action over allegedly botched breast implants will argue a former director of the company was the mastermind behind […]

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$6M Bank of Queensland class action settlement one claim under insurance policy, appeals court says
Insurance August 6, 2019 9:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has found insurers AIG Australia and Catlin Australia have to cover part of a $6 million settlement agreed to by Bank of […]

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$6M class action settlement is one claim under insurance policy, Bank of Queensland says
Class Actions May 14, 2019 8:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Bank of Queensland has criticised a judgment which found the bank’s insurance policy left it on the hook for a $6 million settlement of […]

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Bank of Queensland loses fight with insurer over $6M class action settlement
Insurance November 7, 2018 10:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bank of Queensland has lost a dispute with two insurers over coverage for a $6 million settlement of a class action brought by investors in […]

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