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Class action members having ‘second thoughts’ after payments from Monash IVF, court told
Class Actions 2021-07-14 3:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

Monash IVF patients who accuse the company of destroying viable embryos are having “second thoughts” after accepting payment offers by the fertility clinic and signing […]

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Negligence claims in COVID-19 class actions should be axed, aged care providers tell court
Coronavirus 2021-07-13 7:34 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Two Melbourne-based aged care providers want negligence claims that are unrelated to COVID-19 removed from class actions over their handling of the pandemic, in a […]

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Insurer may be dragged into COVID-19 class action against security firms
Coronavirus 2021-06-04 1:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead plaintiff in a class action against security firms Unified and MSS Security over last year’s second COVID-19 wave in Victoria might drag an […]

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COVID-19 class actions against Victorian government doomed to fail, court told
Class Actions 2021-05-31 10:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two class actions over Victoria’s botched handling of the COVID-19 hotel quarantine program alleged to be responsible for the state’s second pandemic wave plead a […]

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Lawyers who accused Vic Supreme Court of bias dodge contempt finding
Legal Ethics 2021-05-31 6:55 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A barrister and solicitor who accused the Victoria Supreme Court of bias have avoided a contempt of court ruling, despite a judge finding their conduct […]

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Consumer law claims dropped in Bayer contraceptive class action
Class Actions 2021-05-14 10:33 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The lead applicant in a class action against Bayer over its allegedly defective Essure contraceptive devices has won court approval to drop her consumer law […]

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Ultra Tune founder’s ex could raise ‘Bart Simpson defence’ to contempt charge, judge says
Automotive 2021-05-12 2:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

The former girlfriend of Ultra Tune founder Sean Buckley is facing a contempt charge for allegedly sending secret recordings to two individuals despite a court […]

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Group size trimmed in aged care class actions over COVID-19 outbreaks
Coronavirus 2021-04-28 9:07 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Staff members who worked for two Melbourne aged care providers will be removed as group members in class actions accusing the homes of negligently handling […]

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NAB class action over MySuper put on ice as invalidity ruling challenged
Financial Services 2021-04-22 10:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Federal Court class action against two NAB units over $6.3 billion in super funds is on hold after lawyers for the applicant filed an […]

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After invalidity ruling, law firm tries again with MySuper class action against NAB units
Class Actions 2021-04-08 1:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

Maurice Blackburn has brought a second class action against two NAB units over $6.3 billion in super funds, after the law firm’s first attempt was […]

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