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Royal commission class actions pile up, with more on the way
Class Actions June 18, 2019 2:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

While no means a flood, the class actions filed in response to the shocking evidence of misbehaviour at last year’s banking royal commission have been […]

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J&J hip implant class members to be paid in full from $250M settlement
Product Liability June 17, 2019 8:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

Group members in a class action against Johnson & Johnson unit DePuy International over allegedly defective hip implants are on track to receive 100 per […]

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$1.1M settlement in Quaker Hill Nursing Home class action wins court approval
Class Actions June 14, 2019 2:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has given the green light to a $1.1 million class action settlement with the owners of Sydney’s Quakers Hill Nursing Home over a […]

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Shine, Slater & Gordon dismiss speculation of merger
Business of Law June 11, 2019 11:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

Shine Lawyers and Slater & Gordon on Tuesday dismissed media reports that the two law firms were in merger talks or that there were any […]

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Shine Lawyers settles shareholder class action
Class Actions May 31, 2019 11:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

Publicly-traded law firm Shine Lawyers has reached a confidential agreement to settle a class action alleging it misled shareholders about the value of ongoing business […]

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Judge tosses class action over Rudd Government’s home insulation subsidy program
Class Actions May 31, 2019 2:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The government has won a victory following a lengthy trial in a class action brought on behalf of businesses alleging they were harmed when the […]

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Iluka class action lands new funder, but $1.25M security outstanding
Class Actions May 30, 2019 8:49 pm By Amelia Birnie

The applicants in the Iluka Resources shareholder class action have been given a two month extension to provide a $1.25 million security for costs, after […]

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‘Sensible’ funder won’t stick toxic foam class with costs after last-minute common fund withdrawal
Product Liability May 30, 2019 3:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has praised funder IMF Bentham for not seeking to recover from group members the cost of a withdrawn common fund application in one […]

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Quinn Emanuel to appeal loss in AMP class action beauty parade
Class Actions May 29, 2019 5:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has told the court it will appeal a judgment permanently staying its shareholder class action against AMP over […]

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Funders feel the heat as AMP ruling shows returns to class members matter most
Analysis May 24, 2019 3:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge’s decision to pick Maurice Blackburn’s no win, no fee class action against AMP over three funded class actions puts the pressure on litigation […]

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