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Common fund bid in toxic foam class action dismissed after applicant bristles at more scrutiny
Class Actions April 12, 2019 11:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has tossed an application for a common fund order in a class action over the use of toxic foam on a RAAF base […]

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AMS liable after putting its name on faulty mesh implants, class action claims
Class Actions April 10, 2019 12:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

By putting its name on allegedly defective vaginal mesh implants, American Medical Systems held itself out as the manufacture of those devices, according to an […]

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Funding for Iluka Resources class action in limbo amid dispute with Harbour
Class Actions April 9, 2019 9:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

Funding for a shareholder class action against mineral sands company Iluka Resources is in doubt after Harbour Litigation Funding unilaterally backed out of an agreement […]

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Judge ‘uncomfortable’ with common fund order in toxic foam class actions
Class Actions April 3, 2019 5:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge overseeing three toxic foam class actions against the Commonwealth of Australia has said he’s not comfortable approving a common fund order which does […]

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CORRECTION: Judge orders costs for infamous anti-suit injunction in AMP class action turf war
Financial Services April 2, 2019 10:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge who entertained an anti-suit injunction in the AMP class action jurisdictional battle that set off what another judge called an “unseemly debacle” has […]

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Ethicon pelvic mesh class wants expanded group definition, again
Class Actions April 1, 2019 8:36 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action against Johnson & Johnson unit Ethicon over allegedly faulty pelvic mesh implants is once more vying for an expanded group definition ahead […]

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Class action trial against WorleyParsons back on as new judge steps in
Class Actions March 20, 2019 12:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

Trial in a shareholder class action against engineering company WorleyParsons will be heard by a new judge in late August, six months after it was […]

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Judge wants four referees in toxic foam class actions
Class Actions March 19, 2019 9:25 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Chief Justice of the Federal Court wants four referees to weigh what’s expected to be voluminous expert evidence in three class actions against the […]

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IOOF faces shareholder class action after APRA case
Financial Services March 18, 2019 10:56 am By Christine Caulfield

Wealth manager IOOF is facing a shareholder class action alleging it failed to tell investors that misconduct aired at the Banking Royal Commission would put […]

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WorleyParsons class action trial delayed in 11th hour judge swap
Trials March 6, 2019 7:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

The trial in a much anticipated shareholder class action against engineering firm WorleyParsons scheduled to commence this week has hit a roadblock, with a last […]

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