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WA denies breach of duty in stolen wages class action
Class Actions 2021-05-03 6:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Western Australian state government has hit back at a class action brought by Indigenous workers seeking to recover unpaid wages, saying there was no […]

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Boral class action decision forces litigation funders to retool
Analysis 2021-04-29 3:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

As the no win, no fee model comes out on top in another high profile class action beauty contest, legal experts say third-party litigation funders […]

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Westpac to pay up to $30M to settle insurance class action
Class Actions 2021-04-28 10:19 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Westpac has agreed to pay up to $30 million to settle a long-running class action over allegedly excessive insurance premiums which included a trip to […]

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Judge puts class action lawyers on notice to reduce costs with junior barristers
Class Actions 2021-04-28 3:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has ordered that a referee consider how junior barristers were used in assessing the legal costs in an insurance class action […]

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Morrison government hit with Stolen Generations class action over child removals
Class Actions 2021-04-28 11:40 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The federal government has been hit with a class action on behalf of up to 6,000 Indigenous Australians seeking compensation for their forcible removal from […]

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‘Optimistic’ judge calls for talks in competing class actions against Boston Scientific
Class Actions 2021-04-19 5:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has urged the parties in two pelvic mesh class actions against Boston Scientific to come up with a “pragmatic solution” to the competing […]

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Johnson & Johnson asks High Court to review landmark pelvic mesh ruling
Product Liability 2021-04-09 2:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Johnson & Johnson unit wants the High Court to review the Full Federal Court’s rejection of its challenge to a landmark class action ruling […]

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Tandem class action members may have been misled by news about cross-claims, judge says
Class Actions 2021-04-07 5:13 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has found that news articles published in the Herald Sun, Daily Mail and The Australian may have given group members in a class […]

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J&J unit hit with second class action over pelvic mesh products
Class Actions 2021-04-07 9:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon unit is facing a second class action over its allegedly defective pelvic mesh products, following a landmark ruling that found the […]

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CBA denies fiduciary duty owed to group members in insurance ‘rort’ class action
Class Actions 2021-03-29 1:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two Commonwealth Bank of Australia subsidiaries have denied that they owed fiduciary duties to group members in a class action over allegedly excessive insurance premiums […]

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