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In victory for class action, judge says bad breast implant claims can advance
Class Actions 2022-05-20 10:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The applicants in a class action against The Cosmetic Institute and twelve doctors over allegedly “incompetent” breast augmentation surgery have won court approval to expand […]

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Law firms team up to join two Nuix class actions, want third case shut down
Class Actions 2022-05-17 10:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two law firms are joining forces in the hopes of winning a contest of competing securities class actions against technology company Nuix over its $1.8 […]

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‘Just a fishing expedition’: Quintis class action can’t see EY meeting docs
Class Actions 2022-05-05 4:45 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Shareholders bringing a class action against Quintis have lost their bid for Ernst & Young to hand over documents from two meetings with a director […]

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Full Court ‘compelled’ to find class closure judgment ‘plainly wrong’
Class Actions 2022-03-28 11:06 am By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has found that a landmark NSW Court of Appeal decision barring group members from being notified of future class closure orders […]

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Landmark class closure judgments ‘plainly wrong,’ appeals court told
Class Actions 2022-02-25 10:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

Judgments shooting down a class closure order and nixing notice of a possible class closure order were “plainly wrong” and “infected” by faulty reasoning, the […]

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Class action waiver in Ruby Princess cruise T&Cs not unfair, court told
Class Actions 2022-02-14 9:51 pm By Christine Caulfield

A class action waiver in the terms and conditions of tickets purchased by US passengers embarking on the fateful Ruby Princess cruise at the height […]

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Class closure question expected to go up to High Court
Class Actions 2021-12-06 3:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

More than 18 months after a split emerged among the courts, the Full Federal Court will weigh in on whether judges have power to shut […]

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Full Court to weigh in on class closure in Boral class action
Class Actions 2021-12-03 3:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Court is set to examine whether the Federal Court has the power to make class closure orders prior to mediation, weighing on one […]

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Carnival keeps up fight to exclude foreign passengers from class action
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-10-06 5:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Carnival has launched a challenge to last month’s court finding that overseas passengers could remain group members in a class action over the 2020 Ruby […]

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Judge vacates Ruby Princess class action trial
Class Actions 2021-09-17 6:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has vacated a March hearing in a class action against cruise operator Carnival over last year’s Ruby Princess COVID-19 outbreak, a week after […]

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