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J&J ordered to pay $40M in pelvic mesh class action costs as stay bid tossed by court
Product Liability 2020-12-21 1:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

A unit of Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay around $40 million in legal costs to the lead applicants in a class action […]

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Settlements in investor class actions against financial advisory firm get court OK
Class Actions 2020-12-21 1:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has signed off on settlements in two class actions against a defunct Sydney-based financial advisory firm by a group of Chinese investors over […]

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Group members will get about half of $50M Vocation class action settlement
Class Actions 2020-12-18 2:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Shareholders of collapsed vocational training company Vocation are poised to get about half of a $50 million settlement reached last month in a complex, long-running […]

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Judge OKs IAG class action settlement, rejects funder’s bid to recoup insurance
Class Actions 2020-12-17 3:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has signalled his intention to sign off on a $138 million settlement in a class action against IAG and approve a common fund […]

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Maurice Blackburn did not breach obligations in TWE class action, Full Court finds
Appeals 2020-12-17 4:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has tossed an appeal by Treasury Wine Estates claiming that Maurice Blackburn and barrister Guy Donnellan breached their obligations in preparing […]

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Law firm to expand Crown shareholder class action on back of gaming authority report
Class Actions 2020-12-17 3:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

Three days after launching a class action against Crown Resorts over potential anti-money laundering breaches revealed at a NSW gaming authority inquiry, Maurice Blackburn has […]

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All judge wants for Christmas is IOOF class action evidence
Class Actions 2020-12-16 4:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge taking over a shareholder class action against IOOF Holdings from a recent High Court appointment has lamented the lack of progress […]

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Insurer pulled into pelvic mesh class action as judge pushes for 2021 trial
Class Actions 2020-12-16 4:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has approved an application to join the insurer of a former doctor into a class action seeking compensation for defective pelvic mesh implants […]

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Lawsuit challenges government ban on overseas travel
Coronavirus 2020-12-16 11:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Federal government is facing a legal challenge to its ban on overseas travel, the latest attempt to have a government-imposed COVID-19 restriction on movement […]

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Combustible cladding class action firm wants to add new owners group member rep
Class Actions 2020-12-16 9:22 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The law firm behind a class action against German manufacturer 3A Composites over allegedly combustible cladding is seeking to add a new representative group member […]

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