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Judge criticizes class action cost consultants again
Shine Lawyers 2018-04-06 11:42 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Federal Court Justice Michael Lee has again weighed in on the use of cost consultants to assess legal fees in class actions, saying that they […]

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Qantas settles pain-in-the-neck case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-04-03 3:42 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Qantas has settled a lawsuit by a passenger who claims he suffered back and neck injuries after sitting in a faulty seat on a long-haul […]

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Slater & Gordon considers pelvic mesh class action
Class Actions 2018-03-29 9:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Slater and Gordon is mulling a class action on behalf of women who suffered complications after receiving a pelvic mesh implant, in the wake of […]

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Pelvic mesh report calls for medical device registry
Product Liability 2018-03-29 10:37 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A long-awaited congressional report has called for an overhaul of medical device regulation in Australia, in the wake of a system-wide failure to protect women […]

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RBS to pay $12.58 million to settle class action
Financial Services 2018-03-27 2:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Royal Bank of Scotland has agreed to pay $12.58 million to settle a consumer class action brought on behalf of purchasers of its financial […]

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Shine sets sights on new target in pelvic mesh class action
Product Liability 2018-03-08 3:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

As Shine Lawyers awaits judgment in a marathon class action against Johnson & Johnson over its pelvic mesh implants, a separate class action by the […]

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J&J mesh plaintiffs want court OK to expand class
Product Liability 2018-03-07 9:11 pm By Jennifer Cooke

The lead plaintiffs in the class action against Johnson & Johnson over defective pelvic mesh implants said Wednesday they want to expand the size of […]

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Shine confident it can defend shareholder class action
Securities 2018-03-01 7:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Publicly traded law firm Shine Lawyers has assured investors it can wage a successful defence against a $250 million class action claiming the firm misled […]

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Westpac faces new claim in life insurance class action
Class Actions 2018-02-23 8:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Westpac was responsible for the conduct of its in-house financial planner, who allegedly overcharged the bank’s own customers with excess premiums on life insurance, class […]

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Lawyers wrap up in J&J vaginal mesh class action
Class Actions 2018-02-22 3:35 pm By Jennifer Cooke

After a marathon six-month hearing over 89 days, closing submissions in the landmark vaginal mesh class action against Johnson & Johnson in the Federal Court […]

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