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Johnson & Johnson loses pelvic mesh class action in landmark ruling
Class Actions November 21, 2019 12:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

Johnson & Johnson did not adequately warn of the risks of its pelvic mesh implants and is liable to pay damages to thousands of Australian […]

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Partner that called manager a ‘malicious intermeddling fool’ not a rude person, court hears
Business of Law November 21, 2019 8:44 pm By Hannah Gee

A senior partner at a Sydney law firm who allegedly called a business manager “a malicious intermeddling fool” and coined a fictional disease to describe her conduct, has been defended in court by a fellow partner who said the lawyer could be direct and demanding, but was never rude.

Judge joins two Lendlease class actions, wants one law firm to bow out
Class Actions November 21, 2019 10:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has consolidated competing shareholder class actions against builder Lendlease brought by rival plaintiffs law firms, but has rejected the firms’ bid to jointly run the litigation and says one of them must go.

HWL Ebsworth says it axed partner for lying about printouts
Business of Law November 21, 2019 9:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

HWL Ebsworth claims it was justified in firing a former partner for being dishonest about why he printed out confidential material, as the firm challenges a $450,000 unfair dismissal judgment.

Full Federal Court gets chance to weigh in on market-based causation
Appeals November 21, 2019 4:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Shareholders have appealed a ruling that found a “serious problem” with market-based causation and dismissed three cases against the liquidator of failed global financial services firm Babcock & Brown.

Law firm partner screamed at manager ‘like a madman’, court hears
Business of Law November 20, 2019 6:03 pm By Hannah Gee

A former general manager at a high-profile law firm broke down in court on Wednesday as she recalled a telephone conversation with a name partner who allegedly yelled at her “like a madman”.

NAB reaches $49.5M settlement in ‘junk’ insurance class action
Class Actions November 20, 2019 4:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

The National Australia Bank and insurer MLC have agreed to pay $49.5 million to settle a class action over allegedly worthless credit card insurance. The […]

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GIlbert + Tobin opposes fix to Charif Kazal’s ‘incomprehensible’ lawsuit
Contracts November 20, 2019 2:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

Gilbert + Tobin is seeking to shut down a lawsuit brought by a firm owned by Sydney business owners Charif and Tarek Kazal after the […]

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Dymocks unit sued for ‘flagrant’ trade mark infringement by private equity fund
Intellectual Property November 20, 2019 8:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

An educational service provider owned by national bookstore chain Dymocks has been sued for “flagrant” trade mark infringement by a tech-focused private equity fund. Sydney-based […]

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‘Reckless’ and ‘half-baked’: Firm partner’s emails hurt because they were true, court told
Employment November 19, 2019 7:14 pm By Hannah Gee

An ex-law firm manager suing her former employer for unpaid wages was insulted by emails from a name partner only because they were true, a […]

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