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In victory for class action, judge says bad breast implant claims can advance
Class Actions 2022-05-20 10:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The applicants in a class action against The Cosmetic Institute and twelve doctors over allegedly “incompetent” breast augmentation surgery have won court approval to expand […]

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Cliver Palmer can’t bring new case over $102M Queensland Nickel loan
Energy & Natural Resources 2022-05-20 2:59 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Clive Palmer-owned Queensland Nickel Sales has lost its bid to bring a breach of trust lawsuit against the liquidators of Queensland Nickel to recoup $102 […]

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Opal Tower class action reaches eleventh-hour settlement before 40-day trial
Construction 2022-05-19 10:54 pm By Sam Matthews

A long-running class action over the Opal Tower disaster has settled, along with two related cases over the defective building, as a five-week trial was set […]

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Google fends off appeal in doctor’s defamation case over hyperlinks
Defamation 2022-05-09 2:11 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Google has fought off a legal challenge to a decision rejecting a South Australian doctor’s bid to access search data and internal company documents in […]

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GST class action likely to be dropped after funder bows out
Class Actions 2022-05-05 4:26 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The future of a class action against a Canberra property developer accused of misleading investors about GST on their apartments is in doubt after the […]

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‘Not good enough’: Judge urges HWL Ebsworth to rethink defence in partner spat
Business of Law 2022-05-05 2:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

HWL Ebsworth has been taken to task for its spare defence in a $4.4 million lawsuit by a former capital partner, with a judge saying […]

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ASX wants $3M security for costs from iSignthis after Cyprus move
Financial Services 2022-05-05 4:56 pm By Sam Matthews

The Australian Stock Exchange is seeking $3.25 million in security for costs as it defends a $464 million lawsuit brought by fintech firm iSignthis, a […]

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Dealers in Holden class action rejected $5M offer from GM
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-04-28 10:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Car dealers that have brought a class action against General Motors over its decision to retire the Holden brand in Australia rejected offers of compensation […]

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Mercedes Benz CEO to hand over docs after dealers decry ‘unsatisfactory’ production
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-04-22 10:59 pm By Sam Matthews

Mercedes Benz Australia will produce 10,000 pages of documentary evidence alongside material from CEO Florian Seidler, in its fight against a $650 million lawsuit brought […]

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GM cites force majeure clause in defence to Holden dealers class action
Franchises 2022-04-21 1:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

General Motors Holden Australia has denied that it owes compensation to Holden dealers over its decision to retire the iconic brand in Australia, and says […]

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