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‘Guinea pig’ judge pushes off Country Care cartel trial to next year
Competition & Consumer Protection July 30, 2019 9:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

A six-week trial set to start in October in the cartel case against mobility equipment provider Country Care Group has been vacated and rescheduled to […]

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MediaCom exec claims he was fired for depression
Employment July 29, 2019 4:55 pm By Amelia Birnie

One of the top executives of MediaCom has filed a lawsuit against the media agency claiming he was fired and also passed up for promotion […]

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Judge promises no ‘mystery tour’ in Takata air bags class actions
Class Actions July 25, 2019 4:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing seven class actions against car makers over defective Takata airbags has shot down the applicants’ opposition to a soft class closure order […]

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Online drug supplier Peptides Clinic hit with $10M fine for advertising breaches
Healthcare July 23, 2019 9:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has slapped a $10 million penalty on online supplement company Peptide Clinics for advertising prescription-only drugs in breach of the Therapeutic Goods Act. […]

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Judge dismisses ‘puzzling’ bid to boot FW Projects liquidators
Restructuring & Insolvency July 18, 2019 8:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two construction companies have lost what a court has called a “puzzling” bid to oust the liquidators of collapsed FW Projects amidst a legal battle […]

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Couple sues Samsung after home destroyed by exploding washing machine
Product Liability July 10, 2019 5:57 pm By Amelia Birnie

A Queensland couple has filed a product liability claim against Samsung seeking almost half a million dollars in damages, after their washing machine allegedly exploded […]

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Country Care slams prosecutors for ‘argumentative’, ‘vague’ criminal cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection July 2, 2019 9:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

Country Care Group has criticised the DPP for the “argumentative” tone of the notice setting out its criminal cartel case against the mobility equipment provider, […]

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Judge scolds Mills Oakley for ‘regrettable’ arrangement with debt management company
Business of Law June 19, 2019 8:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has partly sided with a former Mills Oakley client in his challenge to a costs ruling in a saga over $25,000 in unpaid […]

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Copyright Tribunal overstepped with amended Foxtel licence, says Full Court
Intellectual Property June 11, 2019 3:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Copyright Tribunal erred by including rights in a reissued Foxtel licence agreement that fell outside the authority of the licence grant holder, the Phonographic […]

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Piper Alderman partner rejected offer to leave on a ‘dignified basis’, court told
Business of Law June 3, 2019 9:22 pm By Amelia Birnie

A senior Piper Alderman partner who has launched a sex discrimination case against the law firm rejected “reasonable settlement offers” that would have allowed her […]

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