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Judge proposes joint sitting as talks to deal with competing Monsanto class actions break down
Personal injury February 20, 2020 5:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judges overseeing two competing class actions against Monsanto in the Federal and Victorian Supreme Courts may hold a joint sitting as the multiplicity fight […]

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Law firms behind Monsanto competing class actions can’t seem to get along
Class Actions February 13, 2020 2:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

The law firms running two competing product liability class actions against chemical giant Monsanto over its allegedly cancer-causing weed killer have been unable to reach […]

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Fight to lead Monsanto class action could be on the cards
Product Liability December 19, 2019 2:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

A beauty contest to lead a class action against Monsanto over its allegedly cancer-causing weedkiller Roundup could be on foot, with the US chemical giant […]

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Family tries again for cut of Malaysia Airlines class action settlement
Appeals September 18, 2019 12:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The family of an Australian national who was killed aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is challenging a ruling that blocked it from participating in a […]

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Monsanto faces class action in Australia over Roundup weedkiller
Product Liability October 21, 2019 10:25 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Agricultural giant Monsanto is facing a class action in Australia over the marketing of its Roundup weedkiller, after being hit with a landmark US$ 2 […]

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Full Court docket stacked with class action appeals
Appeals August 8, 2019 10:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court is set to hear appeals in four class actions in the August sitting, giving the court a chance to address important […]

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Malaysia Airlines settles class action by Australian MH17 families
Class Actions June 26, 2019 4:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

Malaysia Airlines has reached a settlement with five Australian families whose loved ones were killed when flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine by […]

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Horse vaccine class action gets chance to add sample group member to bring ‘valid’ consumer claim
Class Actions June 4, 2019 9:19 pm By Amelia Birnie

Noting the relevant three-year limitations provision was “quite unusal”, the judge overseeing a consumer class action against horse vaccine manufacturer Zoetis has given the class […]

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Zoetis appeals security of costs ruling in horse vaccine class action
Class Actions April 18, 2019 1:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Horse vaccine maker Zoetis has appealed a ruling that denied its request for $450,000 as security for costs in an unfunded class action accusing it of […]

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Judge says no to security for costs in unfunded Zoetis horse vaccine class action
Class Actions April 4, 2019 11:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has refused an application by horse vaccine maker Zoetis for $450,000 as security for costs in an unfunded class action alleging misleading claims […]

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