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Client poaching allegations fly in Monsanto class actions
Class Actions May 22, 2020 3:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has rejected concerns about client poaching raised by the law firms involved in competing class actions against chemical giant Monsanto. In an interlocutory […]

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Judges pan lawyers for ‘disgraceful’ treatment of family shut out of Malaysia Airlines class action
Appeals May 12, 2020 9:40 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The Full Federal Court has slammed as “disgraceful” the handling of a class action claim by the family of an Australian national who was killed […]

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Judge picks Maurice Blackburn-led Monsanto class action to go first
Product Liability May 1, 2020 8:17 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has declassed one of three class actions against Monsanto over its allegedly cancer-causing weedkiller and chosen the proceedings brought by heavyweight plaintiff-firm Maurice […]

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Monsanto faces third class action, as fight to lead litigation escalates
Exclusive March 23, 2020 4:34 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A fight to lead a class action against Monsanto over its allegedly cancer-causing weedkiller Roundup is on foot, with a third class action soon to […]

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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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