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Third class action filed over Victoria’s botched COVID-19 hotel quarantine program
Class Actions 2020-09-24 11:04 am By Christine Caulfield

A class action targeting security companies contracted by the Victorian government to guard returning travellers in hotel quarantine has been launched, bringing to three the […]

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Law firm investigates border closure class action
Coronavirus 2020-09-18 9:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Andrews government is facing another COVID-19 related class action, this one on behalf of farm operators financially stung by Victorian and South Australian border […]

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Andrews government faces second class action over COVID-19 lockdown
Coronavirus 2020-09-16 2:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

A second class action has been launched against the Andrews Government over stage four restrictions imposed on Victorians, alleging failures to manage the state’s hotel […]

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Class action crackdown spurs rush to the courthouse
Class Actions 2020-08-26 10:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Eight law firms made it to the courthouse door just under the wire last week, filing class actions on the eve of regulations that will […]

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St Basil’s hit with class action over COVID-19 outbreak
Coronavirus 2020-08-21 4:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

St. Basil’s in Victoria has become the latest aged care facility to face a class action over its allegedly negligent handling of the coronavirus pandemic. […]

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Class action launched against Melbourne aged care home at centre of COVID-19 outbreak
Coronavirus 2020-08-18 12:22 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The son of a 92-year-old woman who died after she contracted COVID-19 at a Melbourne aged care home has brought a class action against the […]

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Mills Oakley faces negligence lawsuit over share sale to Slater & Gordon
Business of Law 2020-08-05 9:53 pm By Alison Eveleigh

National law firm Mills Oakley has been accused of negligence and breach of contract over advice the firm gave regarding the sale of shares in […]

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Judge greenlights MP’s defamation trial despite COVID-19 restrictions
Defamation 2020-05-04 8:14 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A Victorian Liberal MP seeking damages for allegedly defamatory Facebook statements has been given the green light to proceed with a judge-only trial, after jury […]

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Judge picks Maurice Blackburn-led Monsanto class action to go first
Product Liability 2020-05-01 8:17 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has declassed one of three class actions against Monsanto over its allegedly cancer-causing weedkiller and chosen the proceedings brought by heavyweight plaintiff-firm Maurice […]

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Monsanto faces third class action, as fight to lead litigation escalates
Exclusive 2020-03-23 4:34 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A fight to lead a class action against Monsanto over its allegedly cancer-causing weedkiller Roundup is on foot, with a third class action soon to […]

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