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‘Sorry’ could have shaved $1M off Alan Jones defamation payout
Defamation November 16, 2018 11:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Broadcaster Alan Jones declined an offer to settle a lawsuit alleging he defamed a prominent Queensland family by blaming them for the deaths of 12 […]

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Murray Goulburn settles ACCC case over farmgate milk prices
Competition & Consumer Protection November 12, 2018 10:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

Murray Goulburn and its former CEO have reached a settlement with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission over claims the dairy producer misled farmers in […]

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AFT Pharma ordered to pull misleading Maxigesic ads
Competition & Consumer Protection November 9, 2018 8:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

AFT Pharmaceuticals has been ordered to pull advertisements for its painkiller Maxigesic after the Federal Court ruled in favour of rival Reckitt Benckiser, finding the […]

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Quintis class action lawyers want to peek at insurance docs
Class Actions November 8, 2018 2:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

Lawyers leading a class action against Quintis want the failed sandalwood oil producer to hand over evidence of any insurance policy that could cover the […]

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Otsuka defence threatened in Abilify patent case
Intellectual Property November 5, 2018 9:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth of Australia is weighing a bid to strike out Otsuka Pharmaceutical’s defence as the government seeks lost subsidies after an almost seven-year long […]

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Judge rejects ‘problematic’ pleading in Ford class action
Class Actions October 31, 2018 8:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has rejected a revised pleading in a class action against Ford over its allegedly defective PowerShift transmissions. The revised pleading, which […]

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Generic drug cos. win trial against Wyeth over Effexor delay
Intellectual Property October 30, 2018 3:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Wyeth must pay a group of generic drug companies for the harm they suffered after the drug maker won interlocutory injunctions blocking their plans to […]

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Viagogo lured customers in with false claims, court hears
Competition & Consumer Protection October 29, 2018 10:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

A four-day trial against online ticket reseller Viagogo kicked off Monday, with the ACCC describing how the site misled consumers by falsely claiming it was […]

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Heinz drops appeal in sugary kids snacks case
Appeals October 24, 2018 12:35 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

H.J. Heinz Company has dropped its appeal of a ruling that it marketed its sugary snacks to kids as healthy, after the ACCC won a […]

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Slater and Gordon wins $12.7M in fees in Provident class action
Class Actions October 23, 2018 6:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

The NSW Supreme Court has approved a $44.25 million settlement of two class actions against the trustees of failed debenture issuer Provident Capital, including $12.8 […]

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