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Social media surgeon accused of ‘barbaric, botched’ procedures faces class action investigation
Class Actions 2021-12-07 11:46 am By Bianca Hrovat

Sydney-based plastic surgeon Daniel Lanzer is facing a potential class action lawsuit in the wake of a damning Four Corners investigation which accused him of […]

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‘No prospects of success’: Judge tosses COVID-19 class action over Victoria’s botched hotel quarantine
Class Actions 2021-12-02 11:43 am By Bianca Hrovat

Two landmark class actions seeking damages from the Victorian government for economic losses suffered during last year’s second wave of COVID-19 have been thrown out, […]

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Monsanto may face claim for exemplary damages in Roundup class action
Class Actions 2021-11-22 6:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action on behalf of people who claim they developed non-Hodgkin lymphoma after using Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer will argue the agrochemical giant should […]

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No end in sight to litigation over COVID-19 vaccines, experts say
Coronavirus 2021-11-19 2:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

Employment law experts say the current lawsuits challenging COVID-19 vaccine mandates are likely to fail, and that future lawsuits lurking around the corner will also […]

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Maurice Blackburn sued for negligence for filing lawsuit out of time
Professional Negligence 2021-11-09 2:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

Maurice Blackburn is being sued by a factory worker who claims the law firm’s negligence in failing to file a lawsuit on time cost him […]

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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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Carnival keeps up fight to exclude foreign passengers from class action
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-10-06 5:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

Carnival has launched a challenge to last month’s court finding that overseas passengers could remain group members in a class action over the 2020 Ruby […]

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Class action probe results in redress scheme for women injured by disgraced doctor
Class Actions 2021-09-14 3:37 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Hundreds of women who suffered “chaos and devastation” at the hands of former surgeon Emil Gayed will be entitled to compensation after class action law […]

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Law firms resolve multiplicity issue in Boston Scientific pelvic mesh class actions
Class Actions 2021-07-20 5:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney law firm that brought a class action against Boston Scientific over allegedly defective pelvic mesh products has agreed to stay its case while […]

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Class action members having ‘second thoughts’ after payments from Monash IVF, court told
Class Actions 2021-07-14 3:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

Monash IVF patients who accuse the company of destroying viable embryos are having “second thoughts” after accepting payment offers by the fertility clinic and signing […]

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