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Pelvic mesh cases remind judge of the days when ‘mobile phones resembled house bricks’
Class Actions 2019-12-18 10:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has frowned on a bid to transfer 12 individual cases over allegedly defective pelvic mesh to various state and territory courts, […]

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Dick Smith cases to be heard together, after insurance class action plaintiffs drop discontinuance bid
Class Actions 2019-10-15 11:20 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has ordered all proceedings against Dick Smith to be heard concurrently during a marathon three month trial, after the plaintiffs in a shareholder […]

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Dick Smith insurer class action plaintiffs want their own hearing
Class Actions 2019-10-04 7:37 pm By Amelia Birnie

The plaintiffs in an investor class action filed against Dick Smith’s insurers want a separate hearing from four other representative and company proceedings against the […]

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Judge ‘flummoxed’ about why 200 pelvic mesh cases are not a class action
Product Liability 2019-09-12 1:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has expressed disbelief that hundreds of lawsuits are being pursued over allegedly defective  pelvic mesh, saying he was “absolutely flummoxed” as […]

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Law firm planning hundreds of pelvic mesh lawsuits against doctors
Personal injury 2019-08-23 2:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney-based law firm has over 200 lawsuits in the pipeline against medical professionals across the country seeking compensation for injuries caused by allegedly dangerous […]

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Law firms to compete for more than $1 billion in government work
Business of Law 2019-08-16 8:18 pm By Amelia Birnie

The federal Attorney-General has unveiled a new system for the allocation of more than $1 billion in external legal services to the Commonwealth government over […]

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‘Dangerous proposition’: Judge refuses early liability determination in Dick Smith insurer class action
Class Actions 2019-08-12 1:34 pm By Amelia Birnie

The plaintiffs in an investor class action brought against the insurers of Dick Smith have lost an early bid to determine the viability of their […]

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Court approves $14.6M settlement in Ashley Services class action
Class Actions 2019-06-13 1:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has approved a $14.6 million class action settlement with private training company Ashley Services, auditors Deloitte and Grant Thornton, and Holmes Management […]

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Ex-Babcock & Brown execs dodge case over botched $1.4B acquisition
Corporate 2019-05-14 10:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

A court has dismissed a long-running case against defunct Babcock & Brown executives by a private investment fund over a botched $1.4B acquisition of the […]

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Deep Investments can’t take another shot at case, Full Court says
Appeals 2019-04-01 2:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Court has denied a bid by Deep Investments to vary orders dismissing its case against a solicitor and six others over $10 million […]

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