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IAG hit with class action over add-on insurance
Class Actions April 11, 2019 10:58 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A unit of Insurance Australia Group is facing a class action alleging it engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct by pushing add-on insurance onto individuals […]

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AMS liable after putting its name on faulty mesh implants, class action claims
Class Actions April 10, 2019 12:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

By putting its name on allegedly defective vaginal mesh implants, American Medical Systems held itself out as the manufacture of those devices, according to an […]

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Funding for Iluka Resources class action in limbo amid dispute with Harbour
Class Actions April 9, 2019 9:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

Funding for a shareholder class action against mineral sands company Iluka Resources is in doubt after Harbour Litigation Funding unilaterally backed out of an agreement […]

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Ex-Slater & Gordon directors can’t dismiss Pitcher Partners’ cross claims in class actions
Class Actions April 9, 2019 4:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has rejected a bid by former directors of Slater & Gordon to throw out cross claims brought by Pitcher Partners in two shareholder […]

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Funder to get 30% cut of confidential KPMG class action settlement
Class Actions April 5, 2019 1:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

Litigation funder Litigation Capital Management will snap up 30 percent of a confidential settlement amount that KPMG has fought to keep under wraps in a […]

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Fight over funder’s ‘secret’ side deal in Arasor class action continues
Business of Law April 5, 2019 8:54 pm By Cat Fredeburgh

A judge has scheduled a two-day hearing to hear a dispute between investment group¬†Caason Investments, a lead applicant in a shareholder class action against defunct […]

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GetSwift class action to get in line behind ASIC case
Class Actions April 4, 2019 8:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has agreed to postpone a trial against logistics provider GetSwift until next year when a class action and a lawsuit by the Australian […]

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Judge says no to security for costs in unfunded Zoetis horse vaccine class action
Class Actions April 4, 2019 11:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has refused an application by horse vaccine maker Zoetis for $450,000 as security for costs in an unfunded class action alleging misleading claims […]

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Lendlease may face shareholder class action over engineering biz disclosures
Class Actions April 4, 2019 11:33 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Maurice Blackburn is investigating a possible shareholder class action against construction company Lendlease over allegedly inadequate disclosures relating to its engineering and services business, which […]

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Judge ‘uncomfortable’ with common fund order in toxic foam class actions
Class Actions April 3, 2019 5:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge overseeing three toxic foam class actions against the Commonwealth of Australia has said he’s not comfortable approving a common fund order which does […]

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