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‘More extraordinary by the moment’: Reckitt slams AFT bid to reopen Maxigesic case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-06-03 3:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

AFT Pharmaceuticals is seeking to reopen a lawsuit against Reckitt Benckiser over ads for its painkiller Maxigesic after judgment was delivered in the matter, claiming […]

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Law firm faulted for ‘opaqueness’ over number of toxic foam class actions to be filed
Class Actions 2020-04-30 11:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Responding to a judge’s criticism that he had been “fobbed off” about how many PFAS class actions it expected to file, Shine Lawyers has said […]

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Fight erupts over need for amicus to weigh fairness of $212.5M toxic foam settlement scheme
Class Actions 2020-04-06 7:02 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The Commonwealth of Australia has called for the appointment of an amicus to scrutinise the $212.5 million settlement reached in several class action against it […]

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Government to pay $212.5M in landmark toxic foam class action settlement
Class Actions 2020-03-11 12:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Federal Government will pay $212.5 million to settle three class actions over the use of allegedly toxic firefighting foam at government military bases. Earlier […]

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Judge questions need for confidentiality in toxic foam class action settlement
Class Actions 2020-03-02 10:24 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The Federal Court judge overseeing three class actions against the Commonwealth of Australia over allegedly toxic firefighting foam has questioned the terms of the in-principle […]

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High Court won’t hear landowners case over payout for WestConnex project
Real Estate 2020-02-05 10:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

Three Sydney commercial landlords whose properties were compulsorily acquired to make way for the WestConnex project have come to the end of the road in […]

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Landowners lose appeal over $56.5M payout for Westconnex project
Transportation & Infrastructure 2019-09-26 2:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

A group of Sydney commercial landlords whose properties were compulsorily acquired for the WestConnex project have lost an appeal seeking $56.5 million in compensation, after […]

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Judge slashes compensation with $50M payout in WestConnex land dispute
Real Estate 2019-07-18 9:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two companies owned by the ex-director of Dial A Dump have failed in a bid to secure $584 million in compensation for land compulsorily acquired […]

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Merck Sharp & Dohme loses key battle in trade mark case ahead of trial
Intellectual Property 2019-07-15 8:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has barred US drug company Merck Sharp & Dohme from denying that an agreement made with German pharmaceutical company Merck KGaA was governed […]

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Judge reserves AMP class action loser costs after Phi Finney McDonald sinks 1,345 hours
Class Actions 2019-07-04 3:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

Boutique class actions law firm Phi Finney McDonald has won its bid to reserve costs incurred before its case was permanently stayed in the AMP […]

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