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Murray Goulburn faces second class action over profit downgrade
Class Actions August 20, 2018 2:04 pm By Christine Caulfield

Milk supplier Murray Goulburn has been hit with a second class action over its profit forecast revision in 2016 that wiped 40 percent off the […]

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Parties in AMS pelvic mesh class action promise streamlined approach
Class Actions August 20, 2018 10:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

Lawyers on both sides of the class action against American Medical Services over pelvic mesh implants have taken steps to ensure the case proceeds with greater efficiency than the pelvic mesh class action against Johnson & Johnson, which went to an 89-day trial five years after that case was filed.

Radio Rentals class denied info to advance claim about ‘strange’ contract structure
Class Actions August 16, 2018 5:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The applicant in a consumer class action against Radio Rentals has lost her bid for interrogatories to lend support to claims that the company’s “strange” […]

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AMP slams ‘red herring’ in class action transfer fight
Class Actions August 14, 2018 8:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

Embattled financial giant AMP on Tuesday criticised concerns raised by lawyers for the federal class actions about group members’ opt out rights, saying the concerns […]

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Class action can claim Westpac unit knew about $1.9M Ponzi scheme
Class Actions August 14, 2018 9:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has denied a Westpac unit’s bid to strike allegations that it knew about a $1.9 million Ponzi scheme from a class action alleging […]

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Brambles hit with second shareholder class action
Class Actions August 14, 2018 10:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Chain logistics company Brambles is facing a second class action alleging it breached its continuous disclosure obligations by failing to revise its overly rosy 2017 […]

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Ethicon fights expanded class in vaginal mesh action
Class Actions August 13, 2018 10:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

Ethicon told the Full Federal Court on Monday that the judge overseeing the marathon class action against it over allegedly defective vaginal mesh devices got […]

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AMP denies class members will hit time bar in state court
Class Actions August 13, 2018 10:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

AMP has slammed arguments that group members in four Federal Court class actions could face a jurisdictional limitation on their claims of disclosure breaches if […]

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Bayer faces Australian class action over birth control Essure
Product Liability August 13, 2018 2:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

Pharmaceutical and life sciences giant Bayer is facing a potential class action in Australia over its birth control device Essure, which can allegedly cause nickel […]

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IOOF unit seeks to expand claims against insurance broker in Provident class action
Class Actions August 13, 2018 9:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

IOOF subsidiary Australian Executive Trustees wants to expand the cross-claim it filed against insurance broker Willis Australia in the class action over the collapse of […]

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