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Uber appeals ‘overbroad’ ruling in fight over privileged documents
Class Actions 2022-07-18 5:03 pm By Sam Matthews

Uber is challenging a ruling that found many email exchanges with its lawyers were made in furtherance of offences and were not protected by legal […]

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Uber appeals ruling it sought legal advice on how not to get ‘caught’
Class Actions 2022-05-31 2:17 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Uber has appealed a ruling that found many of its email exchanges with its lawyers were made in furtherance of offences at the centre of […]

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Government rejects duty of care owed in latest climate change class action
Climate change 2022-02-28 4:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Morrison government has rejected class action claims that it owes a duty of care to Torres Strait Islanders to protect them against the negative […]

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Trial vacated in Monsanto class action over Roundup weed killer
Product Liability 2022-02-11 7:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

An upcoming three-month trial in a class action against agrochemical giant Monsanto has been vacated after the applicant’s key expert withdrew from the case. The […]

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MySuper class action back on track with appeals court victory
Class Actions 2021-12-21 4:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicant in a superannuation class action against two IOOF units has successfully appealed a decision that barred the case from proceeding under a […]

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‘Ticking time bomb’: Essure class action members all at risk, court told
Class Actions 2021-12-08 2:50 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Group members in a class action over Bayer’s Essure contraceptives had “a ticking time bomb” in their bodies after being implanted with the devices, and […]

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Govt wants clarity on climate change class action by Torres Strait Islanders
Climate change 2021-11-23 3:37 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing a climate change class action against the government will be invited to visit the Torres Strait to see the alleged erosion of […]

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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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Judge appoints sample group members in $500M Uber class action
Class Actions 2021-11-15 10:43 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has appointed seven sample group members in a class action by taxi and hire car drivers against Uber, saying they would provide additional […]

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Judge wrong to shut down MySuper class action, appeals court hears
Appeals 2021-09-27 9:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge overstepped in throwing out a class action against two National Australia Bank units over alleged MySuper mismanagement because of a carveout in the […]

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