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Lawyer takes Banksia class action ruling to appeals court
Appeals 2021-11-08 10:28 am By Christine Caulfield

The Banksia Securities class action saga will return to the appeals court, with a lawyer indicating he plans to challenge last month’s ruling that found […]

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$35M settlement in NT youth detention class action a ‘discount’, court hears
Class Actions 2021-11-08 9:14 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Northern Territory’s agreement to pay $35 million to settle a class action on behalf of 1,200 young people who allegedly suffered human rights abuses […]

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High Court won’t hear J&J’s appeal in pelvic mesh class action
Class Actions 2021-11-05 3:11 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Johnson & Johnson unit Ethicon will now be on the hook for damages to 11,000 women implanted with defective pelvic mesh devices, after the High […]

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Labour hire firms may face class action over ‘indentured slavery’ of South Pacific Islanders
Class Actions 2021-11-05 4:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

Several labour hire firms and the Morrison government are facing a potential class action for allegedly forcing South Pacific Islanders to work on Australian farms […]

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Western Power can’t palm legal costs onto Thiess for bushfire class action loss, court finds
Class Actions 2021-11-05 2:20 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Western Power is not entitled to palm off the legal costs of defending a class action after an appeals court found it was negligent in […]

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E&P Financial to defend Dixon Advisory class action
Financial Services 2021-11-04 2:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

E&P Financial Group says it will defend a class action brought against it, subsidiary Dixon Advisory and director Alan Dixon, alleging they reaped millions of […]

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Class action accuses Dixon Advisory of providing conflicted financial advice
Class Actions 2021-11-03 9:49 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Financial services company Dixon Advisory has been hit with a class action for allegedly pushing financial products onto investors that it stood to reap hundreds […]

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Groupwide damages not ruled out in Ford class action, judge says
Class Actions 2021-11-03 9:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has left open the possibility that aggregate damages could be awarded in a class action against US auto giant Ford on behalf of […]

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Worthy class actions may never see light of day if reform bill passes
Policy and Regulation 2021-11-02 10:06 pm By Editor

If enacted, the latest class action reform bill before federal parliament will significantly alter the conduct and the outcomes of group litigation across all courts […]

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Fees for no service class action must clarify ‘serious allegations’ against AMP
Class Actions 2021-11-02 4:27 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has ordered a class action against AMP to provide more detail in its case accusing the financial services firm of failing to disclose […]

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