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Pelvic mesh maker Astora may make admissions in class action in light of J&J case
Product Liability 2021-02-26 2:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

Pelvic mesh device maker Astora Women’s Health is weighing whether to make admissions in a class action over allegedly defective products in light of a […]

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$27M settlement rejected in pelvic mesh class action, group members may learn
Class Actions 2021-02-24 5:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

The rejection of a $27 million settlement offer in a class action over American Medical Systems’ pelvic mesh products may be included in a proposed […]

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Baker McKenzie repped client for two and half years that did not exist, court told
Class Actions 2021-02-24 5:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

For two and a half years, law firm Baker McKenzie represented a client in class action litigation over allegedly defective pelvic mesh products that did […]

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Government continues class action blitz with permanent change to continuous disclosure laws
Policy and Regulation 2021-02-17 10:20 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The Morrison government will make permanent changes to the continuous disclosure laws that were introduced at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, as part of […]

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Judge questions whether novel PFAS class action should go to Full Court
Class Actions 2021-02-12 3:16 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has raised the possibility of referring a class action against the Morrison government for allegedly contaminating Indigenous land with toxic firefighting foam to […]

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Tandem gets OK to file rare class action cross-claims against group members
Class Actions 2021-02-09 3:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has allowed a unit of workforce delivery firm Tandem to file cross-claims against individual group members in an underpayment class action, in a […]

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J&J slammed for ‘wreckage’ of a case in pelvic mesh class action appeal
Class Actions 2021-02-03 3:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

A group of women harmed by pelvic mesh devices produced by Johnson & Johnson have accused it of persisting with a “wreckage” of a case […]

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Fifth PFAS contamination class action launched against federal government
Class Actions 2021-02-03 9:05 am By Christine Caulfield

The Morrison government faces a fifth class action alleging the use of toxic firefighting foam at a Defence Force base on the South Coast of […]

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Judge was wrong to ignore pelvic mesh doctors, J&J says in high-stakes appeal
Appeals 2021-02-01 6:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge who found J&J’s pelvic mesh implants defective in a high stakes class action ruling made a “pervasive error” in disregarding the knowledge and […]

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Clayton Utz teams up with funder ICP for business interruption insurance class action
Insurance 2021-01-18 12:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Clayton Utz and litigation funder Investor Claim Partners have joined forces to bring a class action against insurers who have denied business interruption […]

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