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Surgeon wins security from nose job patient appealing defamation loss
Defamation 2024-02-19 10:43 pm By Sam Matthews

A nose job patient who allegedly defamed his surgeon has been slugged with $50,000 in security for his appeal, on top of a $50,000 damages […]

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Ex-Liberal MP Moira Deeming can’t use court to pare 67 defamation claims, judge says
Defamation 2024-02-02 3:54 pm By Sam Matthews

Former Victorian Liberal MP Moira Deeming has lost a bid to split her defamation case against state party leader John Pesutto, after a judge expressed […]

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Former Liberal MP Moira Deeming sues John Pesutto for defamation
Defamation 2023-12-05 11:38 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Former Victorian Liberal MP Moira Deeming has brought defamation proceedings against the leader of the state’s Liberal party, John Pesutto. Making good on her repeated […]

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Judge to take on Heston Russell costs assessment after reports of $2M in fees
Defamation 2023-10-24 11:46 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The judge overseeing ex-commando Heston Russellā€™s defamation case against the ABC over reporting of alleged war crimes will be involved in assessing his costs after […]

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ABC sued for defamation by Cairns lawyer over PNG fraud allegations
Defamation 2023-10-20 12:53 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Lawyer and Papua New Guinea citizen Samson Jubi has sued the ABC over stories he claims have ā€œracist undertonesā€ and accuse him of defrauding $117 […]

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Ex-commando Heston Russell wins $390,000 in defamation case against ABC
Judgment 2023-10-16 12:27 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has awarded ex-commando Heston Russell $390,000 in damages over coverage of alleged war crimes in Afghanistan, in the first ever post-trial judgment in […]

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Nose job patient hit with indemnity costs after refusing surgeon’s ‘exceptionally generous’ offer
Defamation 2023-10-11 2:15 pm By Sam Matthews

A nose job patient who allegedly defamed his surgeon has been hit with indemnity costs after refusing the surgeonā€™s ā€œexceptionally generousā€ offer to settle. In […]

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Plastic surgery patient appeals loss in defamation case over bad review
Defamation 2023-09-06 2:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

A patient who gave his plastic surgeon a one-star review for a nose job is challenging a judgment that put him on the hook for […]

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Heston Russell defamation judge ‘disturbed’ by ABC press release
Defamation 2023-08-30 11:13 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing the defamation trial of former commando Heston Russell said he was “disturbed” by an ABC press release following the broadcaster’s decision to […]

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Truth shouldn’t ā€˜straitjacketā€™ public interest defence, says judge in Heston Russell case
Defamation 2023-08-29 10:16 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge hearing closing submissions in Heston Russell’s defamation case against the ABC has expressed ā€œsignificant reservationsā€ about evidence by the former commando and said […]

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