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Breast implant class action trial date set over ‘loud protest’
Personal injury 2023-09-21 12:10 pm By Sam Matthews

A class action against a group of surgeons who worked for The Cosmetic Institute over allegedly incompetent breast augmentation procedures has been set down for […]

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Surgeons try again to declass breast implants class action
Class Actions 2023-09-14 2:44 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A group of surgeons who worked for The Cosmetic Institute are appealing a judge’s rejection of their bid to declass a representative proceeding on behalf […]

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Cosmetic Institute surgeons can’t declass breast implant action
Class Actions 2023-07-28 4:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has tossed out an application by a group of surgeons who formerly worked for The Cosmetic Institute to declass a representative proceeding on […]

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Declassing orders must be ‘all or nothing’, court told in breast implants class action
Class Actions 2023-06-08 11:25 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A declassing bid by nine doctors in a class action on behalf of women allegedly injured by a one-size-fits-all approach to breast implant surgeries must […]

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Docs produced in arbitration can be used in Rinehart family court battle
Energy & Natural Resources 2023-05-26 2:56 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has allowed two of Gina Rinehart’s children to use documents produced in private arbitration for their defence in court proceedings over ownership of […]

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Hancock Prospecting must hand over docs to Rinehart children
Energy & Natural Resources 2023-03-28 2:25 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Gina Rinehart’s Hancock Prospecting has lost its bid to avoid producing documents to Bianca Rinehart and John Hancock after a judge rejected arguments the Rinehart […]

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Gina Rinehart’s Hancock Prospecting can’t halt case pending arbitration in 20-year feud
Energy & Natural Resources 2023-01-16 11:24 pm By Sam Matthews

Hancock Prospecting has lost a bid to shut down court cases brought by fellow mining giants Wright Prospecting and DFD Rhodes until the outcome of […]

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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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Allianz units fined $1.5M for misleading insurance sales on Expedia
Insurance 2021-09-07 2:23 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Allianz Australia and its travel insurance unit AWP Australia have been hit with $1.5 million in penalties in ASIC’s case alleging the insurance companies misled […]

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ASIC wants Allianz to pay $1.5M penalty for travel insurance sold on Expedia
Insurance 2021-07-13 1:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC is seeking $1.5 million in penalties against insurers Allianz and AWP after they admitted to misleading or deceiving the public by selling travel insurance […]

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