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Aveo class action judge appoints first-ever amicus in fight over opt-out notice
Class Actions 2022-06-02 3:49 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing a class action against retirement home provider Aveo Group has appointed an amicus curiae for what is believed to be the first […]

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a2 Milk class action consolidation to see one silk go
Class Actions 2022-06-02 7:12 pm By Sam Matthews

Two law firms are set to work “hand in glove” in their proposed consolidated shareholder class actions against a2 Milk, with one senior barrister to […]

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$27M pelvic mesh class action settlement offer pulled amid ‘financial difficulties’
Class Actions 2022-06-01 2:11 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Settlement talks in a class action on behalf of women injured by allegedly defective pelvic mesh products have failed after Astora Health took a long-standing […]

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Aveo slams ‘extraordinary’ and ‘unprecedented’ funding order in class action
Class Actions 2022-06-01 11:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

A foreshadowed application for a funding order in a class action that would put a lien on some group members’ homes was “entirely unprecedented and […]

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QSuper says any class action recoveries can’t go to law firm, funder
Class Actions 2022-06-01 2:12 pm By Sam Matthews

QSuper has hit back at a class action over its alleged failure to notify members of changes to its premiums, saying group members failed to […]

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Uber appeals ruling it sought Freehills’ advice on how not to get ‘caught’
Class Actions 2022-05-31 2:17 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Uber has appealed a ruling that found many of its email exchanges with its lawyers were made in furtherance of offences at the centre of […]

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Class action investigation targets Mercedes-Benz over recall
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-05-31 6:56 pm By Sam Matthews

Mercedes-Benz is facing a potential class action over a recall affecting over 17,000 vehicles installed with faulty brake boosters. Bannister Law announced the investigation just […]

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Unpaid Mills Oakley bill shows funder’s foe unable to pay, court told
Class Actions 2022-05-31 1:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder facing a lawsuit by the applicant in a class action it financed is demanding security for legal costs because it says the […]

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Funder sells interest in combustible cladding class actions for $20M
Class Actions 2022-05-30 9:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

The litigation funder backing two combustible cladding class actions has sold a third of its investment in the cases to a player in the nascent […]

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‘Welfare dependency’ relevant in age pension class action, court told
Class Actions 2022-05-30 1:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

Fighting a class action that claims the age pension discriminates against Indigenous Australians because of differences in life expectancy, the Commonwealth says the rate of […]

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