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Cosmetic surgery clinic faces class action probe over malpractice claims
Class Actions 2022-06-23 4:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

A class action investigation is underway against Cosmos Clinics Australia after an investigative  report by Fairfax uncovered what it said was a “litany of troubling […]

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Victoria’s triple-zero operator faces class action investigation
Class Actions 2022-05-24 10:30 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Victoria’s Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority may be hit with a class action over alleged systemic failures in its ambulance call handling operations that may have […]

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Man suing judge for unlawful imprisonment blasts ‘hopeless’ defence
Trials 2022-05-24 8:13 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The state of Queensland has brought a “hopeless” defence in a $2.5 million suit alleging a Federal Circuit judge unlawfully imprisoned a Queensland man for […]

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In victory for class action, judge says bad breast implant claims can advance
Class Actions 2022-05-20 10:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The applicants in a class action against The Cosmetic Institute and twelve doctors over allegedly “incompetent” breast augmentation surgery have won court approval to expand […]

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Andrews government tries again to strike out hotel quarantine class action
Class Actions 2022-05-18 9:30 pm By Sam Matthews

The state of Victoria has asked a court to strike out a class action alleging lapses in its hotel quarantine program caused businesses to suffer […]

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More clinics to be pulled into Monash IVF class action over embryo destruction
Class Actions 2022-05-04 8:46 pm By Sam Matthews

Six more fertility clinics in states across the country are set to be pulled into a class action against Monash IVF on behalf of hundreds […]

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Law firm’s cost dislosures inadequate to recoup two-thirds of judgment amount, court finds
Legal Ethics 2022-04-21 1:37 pm By Sam Matthews

A law firm that recouped two-thirds of a personal injury payout in excess of the statutory cap through a “potentially misleading” costs agreement will pay […]

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High Court awards Paralympian $6.75M for fall in campdrafting competition
High Court 2022-04-06 5:21 pm By Sam Matthews

The High Court has ordered a sports association to pay $6.75 million to a woman who suffered a serious spinal injury after falling during a […]

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Whitsundays resort owes $430,000 to worker who was urinated on
Employment 2022-03-21 5:07 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The owner of a Whitsundays resort has been ordered to hand over $430,738 to an employee whose roommate in staff accommodation allegedly urinated on him […]

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‘An absolute nightmare’: Social media surgeon Daniel Lanzer hit with class action over ‘horrific’ procedures
Class Actions 2022-03-11 4:53 pm By Sam Matthews

Sydney-based plastic surgeon Daniel Lanzer and four of his associates have been hit with a class action lawsuit on behalf of patients who allegedly suffered […]

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