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Insurer on hook for doctor’s costs in breast implant class action
Insurance 2022-03-31 1:59 pm By Sam Matthews

An appeals court has found that Avant Insurance must indemnify a plastic surgeon for his legal bills and the claims of all relevant group members […]

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Law firm must pay former high earner ‘fruits of his victory’ pending appeal
Appeals 2022-03-24 1:43 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A Melbourne law firm has lost its bid to delay payment of a $184,000 judgment to a former junior lawyer who earned hundreds of thousands […]

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Insurer has second crack at dodging doctor’s class action defence costs
Insurance 2022-02-17 9:32 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Avant Insurance has challenged a Federal Court judge’s interpretation of the Insurance Contracts Act in its second attempt to avoid liability for the defence costs […]

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‘Fruits of victory’ can’t be denied pending insurer’s class action indemnity appeal
Insurance 2021-09-17 6:51 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Avant Insurance has lost a bid to pause an order that it pay $371,000 in the legal costs of a surgeon facing a class action […]

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Insurer keeps up fight over doctor’s costs in breast implant class action
Appeals 2021-09-07 4:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

Avant Insurance has launched an appeal of a Federal Court judgment ordering it to cover the defence costs of a surgeon facing a class action […]

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Insurer must cover breast implant doctor’s class action defence costs
Insurance 2021-07-06 1:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

A surgeon facing class action claims from breast implant patients of the defunct The Cosmetic Institute has won his legal battle against an insurer that […]

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Law firm fights ruling in pay feud with its most successful fee earner
Employment 2021-05-11 11:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Melbourne law firm is appealing a ruling that it owes more than $184,000 to a former junior lawyer who earned hundreds of thousands of […]

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Court orders law firm to compensate underpaid junior lawyer despite six figure income
Employment 2021-04-19 5:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Melbourne law firm and its director have been ordered to pay over $184,000 to a former junior lawyer who earned hundreds of thousands of […]

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Plastic surgeon named in breast implants class action locked in legal battle with insurers
Insurance 2021-03-29 2:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has ordered Avant Insurance to supply certain documents to a plastic surgeon seeking coverage for legal costs of defending a class action against […]

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AIG can’t avoid bill for Murray Goulburn class action, judge rules
Insurance 2021-03-26 6:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

Insurer AIG Australia will have to pay collapsed diary processing firm Murray Goulburn at least $8.85 million after a court ruled it was liable to […]

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