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J&J won’t contest follow-on pelvic mesh class action
Product Liability 2022-04-04 5:15 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An additional 1,200 women who were implanted with defective pelvic mesh devices will be eligible for compensation after Johnson & Johnson unit Ethicon agreed that […]

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Slater & Gordon touts superior track record in battle to lead Beach Energy class action
Class Actions 2022-04-01 6:29 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Two heavyweight plaintiff firms battled it out Friday to run a shareholder class action against Beach Energy, with Shine Lawyers saying it should be rewarded […]

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Star hit with shareholder class action over money laundering compliance
Securities 2022-03-29 5:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Star Entertainment Group has been hit with a shareholder class action for allegedly painting itself as the “cleanskin” of the gambling industry despite alleged lax […]

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Union planning to upsize rest break cases against McDonald’s
Employment 2022-03-23 10:37 pm By Sam Matthews

The Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association has flagged its intent to bring further cases against various McDonald’s franchisees, alongside eleven claims it has brought […]

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Whitsundays resort owes $430,000 to worker who was urinated on
Employment 2022-03-21 5:07 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The owner of a Whitsundays resort has been ordered to hand over $430,738 to an employee whose roommate in staff accommodation allegedly urinated on him […]

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Judge pans ‘inappropriate’ class action reforms, says courts have it covered
Class Actions 2022-03-18 5:36 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A Federal Court judge has criticised “inappropriate” class action reforms pushed by the government, saying the courts have done a “good job” of crafting solutions […]

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Shadow AG watched ‘in horror’ as class action reforms advanced
Policy and Regulation 2022-03-18 11:31 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Shadow attorney-general Mark Dreyfus said he watched “in horror” as a bill mandating that funded class actions be registered as managed investment schemes passed through […]

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Worley shareholders win appeals court battle to revive class action
Breaking News 2022-03-11 2:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has sided with shareholders in their challenge to a ruling tossing a class action against engineering services company Worley, which was found […]

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Third Nuix class action means beauty parade may be unavoidable
Class Actions 2022-03-10 11:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Technology company Nuix has been hit with a third shareholder class action over its troubled $1.8 billion float on the ASX, setting up what is […]

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Optus, Foxtel contractor settles ‘sham’ contracting class action
Class Actions 2022-03-09 10:43 am By Christine Caulfield

Teleco contractor BSA has reached an in-principle settlement resolving a class action that accuses the company of misclassifying its workforce of technicians as independent contractors. […]

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