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‘Absolutely not’: Judge won’t hold Ethicon-type trial in TFS pelvic mesh class action
Class Actions 2021-04-23 10:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

Hoping to avoid a lengthy trial like the 89-day hearing in the pelvic mesh class action against Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon, a judge has suggested […]

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Insurer pulled into pelvic mesh class action as judge pushes for 2021 trial
Class Actions 2020-12-16 4:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has approved an application to join the insurer of a former doctor into a class action seeking compensation for defective pelvic mesh implants […]

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Judge rejects Covidien’s bid for security in unfunded pelvic mesh class action
Class Actions 2020-10-21 10:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

Medical device maker Covidien has lost a bid to have the applicant in a product liability class action over allegedly defective pelvic mesh front $300,000 […]

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Chubb wouldn’t want survival of Opal Tower concrete specialist on conscience, judge says
Insurance 2020-10-16 2:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

The chief judge of the Federal Court has told Chubb Insurance to consider whether it wants to be held responsible for the commercial viability of […]

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Opal Tower concrete manufacturer appeals loss to insurer over coverage of legal bills
Insurance 2020-12-09 9:22 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The prefab concrete specialist behind Sydney’s Opal Tower has appealed a ruling letting its insurers off the hook to pay costs in advance incurred in […]

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Insurer not on the hook for Opal Tower concrete manufacturer’s legal bills
Insurance 2020-11-25 1:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

The prefab concrete specialist behind Sydney’s Opal Tower has lost a courtroom bid to have its insurer pay costs in advance incurred in defending cross-claims […]

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Breast implants class action targets ‘incompetent’ surgeons
Class Actions 2020-07-07 7:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicants in a class action against The Cosmetic Institute have added 11 cosmetic surgeons to the lawsuit, alleging they conducted breast augmentation surgery […]

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Opal Tower insurance stoush needs to be resolved for class action defence, court hears
Insurance 2020-08-07 5:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

The prefab concrete specialist behind Sydney’s Opal Tower, which has been targeted in a class action over the ill-fated building, has told a court that […]

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Judge shoots down request for soft closure in breast implants class action
Class Actions 2020-04-14 1:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The plaintiffs in a class action against Dr Eddy Dona, the director of defunct chain the Cosmetic Institute, over allegedly botched breast implants have lost […]

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Insurers may get dragged into class action over ‘botched’ breast implants
Insurance 2019-10-25 9:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

Cosmetic Institute director Dr Eddy Dona has flagged that he may drag insurers of his now collapsed medical chain into a class action brought against […]

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