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J&J unit hit with indemnity costs for ‘unreasonable conduct’ in pelvic mesh class action
Class Actions May 26, 2020 8:13 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon has been hit with an indemnity costs order for “unreasonable conduct” after its loss in last year’s pelvic mesh class […]

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IOOF follow-on shareholder class action flops
Financial Services May 25, 2020 4:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Eight months after defeating a case brought by the prudential regulator alleging breaches of superannuation laws, wealth manager IOOF has escaped a class action without […]

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J&J won’t ask judge to recuse himself from pelvic mesh appeal
Appeals May 15, 2020 6:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

Medical device giant Johnson & Johnson has confirmed it will not seek the recusal of a Federal Court judge from a panel overseeing its pelvic […]

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Law firm should personally pay costs for individual pelvic mesh cases, judge says
Product Liability May 11, 2020 3:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found that the law firm behind a plethora of pelvic mesh lawsuits filed in multiple courts should be personally hit with costs […]

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Judges’ schedules to be cleared as court expedites Johnson & Johnson pelvic mesh appeal
Appeals May 1, 2020 4:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

The top judge of the Federal Court plans to clear the schedules of three judges at the start of next year so they can hear […]

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Law firm faulted for ‘opaqueness’ over number of toxic foam class actions to be filed
Class Actions April 30, 2020 11:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Responding to a judge’s criticism that he had been “fobbed off” about how many PFAS class actions it expected to file, Shine Lawyers has said […]

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Landmark ruling nixing class closure orders likely to reach High Court
Analysis April 23, 2020 9:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

A ruling Wednesday that struck down class closure orders — a device used by judges in class actions for the past two decades — has […]

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Ex-Johnson Winter & Slattery clients lose bid to split negligence case
Legal Ethics April 23, 2020 12:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Two former clients of Johnson Winter & Slattery cannot split a trial in their negligence proceeding against the law firm and have had a subpoena […]

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Law firm may be hit with costs for filing individual pelvic mesh cases
Class Actions April 22, 2020 9:48 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A law firm that brought a slew of individual claims on behalf of group members in the Ethicon pelvic mesh class action should have to […]

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Law firms step up pro bono efforts amid COVID-19 pandemic
Business of Law April 21, 2020 1:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

As the COVID-19 crisis leaves tens of thousands unemployed and charities struggling, law firms are responding by offering assistance to those in need through expanded […]

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