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Judge slams rejigged opt out notice, funder’s ‘contrivance’ in Suncorp class action
Class Actions 2020-08-13 4:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has criticised a revised opt out notice in a class action against Suncorp over allegedly conflicted remuneration and again slammed the funder backing […]

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Judge slams opt out notice, ‘disturbing’ funder letter in Suncorp class action
Class Actions 2020-07-21 10:40 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge overseeing a class action against Suncorp over alleged conflicted remuneration has questioned a proposed opt out notice telling group members they should sign […]

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Essential Energy fights to block discovery for potential Tathra bushfire class action
Appeals 2020-05-15 4:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

Power distributor Essential Energy has appealed a judgment granting preliminary discovery to landowners to pursue a potential class action over the 2018 Tathra bushfire. The […]

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Essential Energy loses bid to block preliminary discovery for potential class action
Class Actions 2020-05-22 9:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

Essential Energy has lost its appeal of a ruling granting preliminary discovery for a potential class action over the 2018 Tathra bushfire in New South […]

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Otsuka, Bristol-Myers can withdraw admissions in Abilify damages case
Intellectual Property 2020-03-02 4:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has granted a request by Otsuka and Bristol-Myers Squibbs to withdraw admissions in proceedings brought by Generic Health seeking damages after the generic […]

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Judge allows discovery for possible bushfire class action against Essential Energy
Class Actions 2020-02-14 10:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A law firm has won its case seeking preliminary discovery from Essential Energy to pursue a possible class action against the state-owned electricity infrastructure company […]

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‘Only I get to use Latin’: Unconscionable conduct claim is in, ‘inter alia’ is out in Suncorp class action
Class Actions 2019-12-16 9:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing a conflicted remuneration class action against Suncorp has allowed the class to bring an unconscionable conduct claim, but put the kibosh on […]

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Otsuka ‘deliberately’ withheld information from court, Generic Health claims
Intellectual Property 2019-09-17 9:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

Pharmaceutical company Generic Health has told the Federal Court that, on advice from their solicitors, Otsuka and Bristol-Myers Squibb “deliberately” chose not to disclose their […]

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Otsuka changes tack in Abilify patent case after landmark Wyeth ruling
Intellectual Property 2019-09-11 8:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

Otsuka Pharmaceuticals and Bristol Myers-Squibb are seeking to withdraw admissions in patent litigation against Generic Health over anti-psychotic drug Abilify, following a landmark ruling last […]

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Court approves $14.6M settlement in Ashley Services class action
Class Actions 2019-06-13 1:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has approved a $14.6 million class action settlement with private training company Ashley Services, auditors Deloitte and Grant Thornton, and Holmes Management […]

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