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‘Must be April Fool’s day’: judge slams 120 common questions ‘joke’ in botched breast implant class action
Class Actions September 13, 2019 8:05 pm By Amelia Birnie

The judge overseeing a class action against The Cosmetic Institute over allegedly botched breast enhancement surgery has queried whether the plaintiffs were playing an “April […]

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Class action alleges Cosmetic Institute director was mastermind behind ‘one size fits all’ breast surgery
Class Actions August 7, 2019 8:11 pm By Amelia Birnie

The plaintiffs in The Cosmetic Institute class action over allegedly botched breast implants will argue a former director of the company was the mastermind behind […]

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Court approves $1.2M settlement in recycling plant fire class action
Class Actions August 1, 2019 8:36 pm By Amelia Birnie

The Supreme Court of Victoria has signed off on a $1.2 million settlement of a class action brought on behalf of hundreds of residents and […]

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Judge puts brakes on early class closure bid in breast implant class action
Class Actions August 1, 2019 8:42 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has warned the parties in The Cosmetic Institute class action over allegedly botched breast implants to ensure group members’ rights are prioritised, following […]

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Settlement reached in recycling plant fire class action
Class Actions June 11, 2019 10:42 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement has been reached in a class action brought on behalf of individuals and businesses that allegedly suffered loss or injury from a 2017 […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2018
Exclusive January 11, 2019 11:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

From a record-setting funder’s cut to the first call for ‘“proportionality”, last year saw a number of groundbreaking judgments approving class action settlements worth more […]

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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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Class action over botched breast surgery survives declassing bid
Class Actions December 4, 2018 3:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

A chain of cosmetic surgery clinics has lost its fight to have a class action of over 200 patients allegedly injured by botched breast augmentation […]

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Broker can’t take back admission in Provident class action defence
Financial Services September 21, 2018 2:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has shot down a last minute bid by an insurance brokerage facing a cross claim in a class action over failed debenture issuer […]

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Provident Capital class actions settle on eve of trial
Class Actions July 30, 2018 12:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement has been reached in two class actions brought on behalf of holders of debentures who allege they suffered losses due to Australian Executor […]

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