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Class action alleges Cosmetic Institute director was mastermind behind ‘one size fits all’ breast surgery
Class Actions August 7, 2019 8:11 pm By Amelia Birnie

The plaintiffs in The Cosmetic Institute class action over allegedly botched breast implants will argue a former director of the company was the mastermind behind […]

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Judge puts brakes on early class closure bid in breast implant class action
Class Actions August 1, 2019 8:42 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has warned the parties in The Cosmetic Institute class action over allegedly botched breast implants to ensure group members’ rights are prioritised, following […]

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Judge wants contradictor’s view on Sydney light rail common fund
Class Actions July 15, 2019 3:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing the Sydney light rail class action has ordered that a contradictor be appointed to weigh in on a proposed common fund order, […]

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HWL Ebsworth partners on trial for alleged negligence over Sydney land tender
Real Estate June 14, 2019 11:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

HWL Ebsworth’s partners are facing trial in a case blaming the law firm and the NSW government for losses stemming from the $28.5 million sale […]

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Commonwealth planning High Court appeal of Navy class action revival
Appeals June 14, 2019 1:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth of Australia is preparing a special leave application to the High Court challenging a NSW Court of Appeal decision reviving a class action […]

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$1.1M settlement in Quaker Hill Nursing Home class action wins court approval
Class Actions June 14, 2019 2:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has given the green light to a $1.1 million class action settlement with the owners of Sydney’s Quakers Hill Nursing Home over a […]

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Judge refuses to toss proportionate liability defence in Sydney light rail class action
Class Actions May 3, 2019 9:27 pm By Amelia Birnie

The NSW Government has successfully added a proportionate liability claim against two contractors to its defence in the Sydney light rail nuisance class action, over […]

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Class actions in NSW Supreme Court do not require plaintiffs to have a claim against all defendants
Expert Insights March 21, 2019 9:17 pm By Christine Caulfield

In a first for the NSW Supreme Court, Judge Peter Garling last week found that the plaintiff in a class action does not need to […]

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Judge OKs social media-only opt out notice in breast implant class action
Class Actions December 14, 2018 4:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge overseeing a class action against The Cosmetic Institute over allegedly botched breast implants has agreed to an opt out notice that will be […]

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Luxury Sydney retailer settles with Transport for NSW over light rail project
Construction February 22, 2019 9:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

Luxury boutique retailer Watches of Switzerland has reached a settlement in principle with Transport for NSW to resolve its case alleging damages resulting from Sydney’s […]

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