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Plastic surgeon named in breast implants class action locked in legal battle with insurers
Insurance 2021-03-29 2:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has ordered Avant Insurance to supply certain documents to a plastic surgeon seeking coverage for legal costs of defending a class action against […]

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Breast implants class action targets ‘incompetent’ surgeons
Class Actions 2020-07-07 7:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead applicants in a class action against The Cosmetic Institute have added 11 cosmetic surgeons to the lawsuit, alleging they conducted breast augmentation surgery […]

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Judge shoots down request for soft closure in breast implants class action
Class Actions 2020-04-14 1:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The plaintiffs in a class action against Dr Eddy Dona, the director of defunct chain the Cosmetic Institute, over allegedly botched breast implants have lost […]

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Insurers may get dragged into class action over ‘botched’ breast implants
Insurance 2019-10-25 9:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

Cosmetic Institute director Dr Eddy Dona has flagged that he may drag insurers of his now collapsed medical chain into a class action brought against […]

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‘Must be April Fool’s day’: judge slams 120 common questions ‘joke’ in botched breast implant class action
Class Actions 2019-09-13 8:05 pm By Amelia Birnie

The judge overseeing a class action against The Cosmetic Institute over allegedly botched breast enhancement surgery has queried whether the plaintiffs were playing an “April […]

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Class action alleges Cosmetic Institute director was mastermind behind ‘one size fits all’ breast surgery
Class Actions 2019-08-07 8:11 pm By Amelia Birnie

The plaintiffs in The Cosmetic Institute class action over allegedly botched breast implants will argue a former director of the company was the mastermind behind […]

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Judge puts brakes on early class closure bid in breast implant class action
Class Actions 2019-08-01 8:42 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has warned the parties in The Cosmetic Institute class action over allegedly botched breast implants to ensure group members’ rights are prioritised, following […]

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Judge OKs social media-only opt out notice in breast implant class action
Class Actions 2018-12-14 4:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge overseeing a class action against The Cosmetic Institute over allegedly botched breast implants has agreed to an opt out notice that will be […]

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Class action over botched breast surgery survives declassing bid
Class Actions 2018-12-04 3:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

A chain of cosmetic surgery clinics has lost its fight to have a class action of over 200 patients allegedly injured by botched breast augmentation […]

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