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In victory for class action, judge says bad breast implant claims can advance
Class Actions 2022-05-20 10:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The applicants in a class action against The Cosmetic Institute and twelve doctors over allegedly “incompetent” breast augmentation surgery have won court approval to expand […]

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Mesoblast hit with shareholder class action over stem cell treatment
Class Actions 2022-05-19 4:16 pm By Sam Matthews

Regenerative medicine company Mesoblast has been hit with a class action over claims it misled shareholders about the potential application of a developmental stem cell […]

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Bill Papas’ girlfriend hits back at Westpac’s case over alleged $294M fraud
White Collar 2022-05-11 9:23 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Bill Papas’ girlfriend Louise Agostino has hit back at Westpac’s lawsuit accusing her of involvement in the Forum Group director’s alleged $294 million fraud, denying […]

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‘Fugitive’ Bill Papas entitled to protect lawyer’s notes, court told
White Collar 2022-04-13 4:17 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A lawyer for Forum Finance director Bill Papas has argued the alleged fraudster should be able to shield documents held by his former lawyer under […]

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Ex-AMA Group CEO says he’s been denied emails central to ‘hot dispute’ over loan
Employment 2022-04-12 10:57 pm By Sam Matthews

Car repair giant AMA Group may have a discovery fight on its hands in its lawsuit against former boss Andrew Hopkins for allegedly defrauding the […]

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Insurer on hook for doctor’s costs in breast implant class action
Insurance 2022-03-31 1:59 pm By Sam Matthews

An appeals court has found that Avant Insurance must indemnify a plastic surgeon for his legal bills and the claims of all relevant group members […]

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Judge shoots down damages questions for initial trial in NAB super class action
Class Actions 2022-03-16 2:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge hearing a superannuation class action against NAB unit NULIS Nominees will not determine the correct approach for calculating damages at an initial trial […]

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Westpac stalls on extradition of Forum Finance’s Bill Papas
White Collar 2022-03-10 5:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

Westpac has yet to commence extradition proceedings against Forum Finance director Bill Papas due to concerns that the alleged fraudster may face only contempt charges […]

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Mesoblast faces fresh class action investigation over stem cell therapy claims
Class Actions 2022-02-23 3:56 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A second class action investigation against regenerative medicine company Mesoblast is underway, this one looking at claims it misled shareholders about the potential application of […]

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Insurer has second crack at dodging doctor’s class action defence costs
Insurance 2022-02-17 9:32 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Avant Insurance has challenged a Federal Court judge’s interpretation of the Insurance Contracts Act in its second attempt to avoid liability for the defence costs […]

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