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New toxic foam class action launched on behalf of 40,000 landowners
Class Actions April 16, 2020 3:01 am By Christine Caulfield

Fresh off the back of a $212.5 million settlement in three class actions over the Defence Department’s use of fire-fighting foam, Shine Lawyers has launched […]

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Top silk to lead NSW government inquiry into Ruby Princess cruise ship
Class Actions April 15, 2020 1:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

A leading barrister has been appointed by the NSW premier to head an inquiry to investigate the docking and disembarking of the Ruby Princess cruise […]

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Shine Lawyers’ attempt at video opt-out notice not a Golden Globe winner, judge teases
Class Actions April 15, 2020 3:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has praised an attempt by Shine Lawyer’s head of litigation to create an audio-visual opt out notice for its insurance class […]

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Coronavirus drags the legal profession into the 21st century
Business of Law April 6, 2020 8:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The coronavirus has forged changes in the legal profession that will outlast the pandemic itself, leading to greater flexibility and efficiencies in an industry steeped […]

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Johnson & Johnson appeals landmark ruling in pelvic mesh class action
Class Actions April 6, 2020 2:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Johnson & Johnson has appealed a ruling awarding the three lead applicants in a class action over its pelvic mesh products a combined $2.6 million […]

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Fight erupts over need for amicus to weigh fairness of $212.5M toxic foam settlement scheme
Class Actions April 6, 2020 7:02 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The Commonwealth of Australia has called for the appointment of an amicus to scrutinise the $212.5 million settlement reached in several class action against it […]

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Innovation in the time of COVID-19: How the legal industry is helping clients in a global pandemic
Business of Law April 3, 2020 5:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

As law firms and funders scramble to keep up with COVID-19’s impact on the legal landscape, some have gone above and beyond in creating new […]

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Criminal investigation launched over COVID-19 cases linked to Ruby Princess
Class Actions April 3, 2020 9:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

Police have launched a criminal investigation of the circumstances surrounding last month’s docking in Sydney of the Ruby Princess cruise ship, which is now linked […]

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Judge OKs notice in Westpac class action foreshadowing ‘expense sharing order’
Class Actions April 2, 2020 10:51 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has approved a notice in a class action against Westpac alerting group members that an “expense sharing order” will be sought by the […]

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Yoga and cocktails: How law firms are helping staff cope during the COVID-19 crisis
Business of Law April 2, 2020 2:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

With a large number of lawyers now working from home amid the coronavirus crisis, law firms are getting creative, turning to virtual yoga, cocktail deliveries […]

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