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ABC’s ‘fool’ claims shot down in defamation suit over ‘Putin’s Patriots’
Defamation 2022-05-06 5:15 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has struck out part of the ABC’s defence in a lawsuit by the head of Russian motorcycle club Night Wolves over an allegedly […]

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Peter Dutton says ‘mental gymnastics’ needed for activist’s reading of ‘rape apologist’ tweet
Defamation 2022-05-03 3:59 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Counsel for Peter Dutton has told a court a reader needed to do “mental gymnastics” to understand activist Shane Bazzi’s “rape apologist” tweet as saying […]

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Deep sleep therapy case re-awakened as Full Court grants appeal
Defamation 2022-04-29 10:19 am By Cindy Cameronne

Two psychiatrists who administered the controversial deep sleep therapy at the Chelmsford Private Hospital in the 1970s have won a Full Court appeal in their […]

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High Court to hear CoreLogic appeal over copyright for real estate pics
Intellectual Property 2022-04-20 11:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has agreed to weigh in on whether property data analytics firm CoreLogic infringed a real estate photographer’s copyright by uploading images from […]

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Rentokil wins $3.4M judgment against ex-supply manager over fraudulent invoice scam
Employment 2022-04-19 5:39 pm By Sam Matthews

Pest control giant Rentokil has won its case against a former manager over an alleged multi-million dollar fraudulent invoice scheme, with a court ruling the […]

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Google should pay aggravated damages for video ‘abuse’ of Barilaro’s lawyers, court hears
Defamation 2022-03-22 9:17 pm By Sam Matthews

Counsel for John Barilaro on Tuesday detailed the online abuse his lawyers faced in acting in a defamation suit over videos posted by commentator Jordan […]

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Barilaro considered self-harm over ‘vile’ smear campaign aided by Google, trial told
Trials 2022-03-21 9:37 pm By Sam Matthews

Former deputy premier of NSW John Barilaro considered “harming himself” after videos were posted by YouTuber Jordan Shanks as part of a “vile and particularly […]

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‘This is nuts’: Judge torpedoes notice in Tyro class action while fight over group definition plays out
Class Actions 2022-03-17 3:32 pm By Sam Matthews

Calling it the “elephant in the room”, a judge overseeing a class action against Tyro over a major EFTPOS outage last year has said a […]

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Kazal brothers hit with $1.5M judgment for ‘vendetta’ against ex-business partner
Defamation 2022-02-21 9:35 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has hit brothers Adam and Charif Kazal with $1.45 million in damages in a defamation lawsuit brought by their former business partner Rodric […]

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Class action waiver in Ruby Princess cruise T&Cs not unfair, court told
Class Actions 2022-02-14 9:51 pm By Christine Caulfield

A class action waiver in the terms and conditions of tickets purchased by US passengers embarking on the fateful Ruby Princess cruise at the height […]

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