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Settlement reached in recycling plant fire class action
Class Actions June 11, 2019 10:42 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement has been reached in a class action brought on behalf of individuals and businesses that allegedly suffered loss or injury from a 2017 […]

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Class action might not yield ‘true value’ of RoundUp claims, plaintiff lawyer warns
Product Liability June 5, 2019 3:22 pm By Amelia Birnie

The law firm running the first Australian cancer case against RoundUp weedkiller producer Monsanto has questioned whether victims would get the “true value” of their […]

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Monsanto faces first Australian lawsuit over RoundUp weedkiller
Product Liability June 4, 2019 8:53 pm By Amelia Birnie

Melbourne-based Carbone Lawyers has filed the first Australian lawsuit against agribusiness giant Monsanto linking the company’s popular weedkiller RoundUp to cancer. Michael Ogalirolo, 54, contracted […]

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Slater & Gordon to file class action over ‘killer’ kitchen countertops
Class Actions May 29, 2019 11:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Law firm Slater & Gordon is planning a national class action against the makers of kitchen stone benchtops on behalf of thousands of stonemasons who […]

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Uplift fee voids Queensland law firm’s cost agreement, judge says
Business of Law March 29, 2019 9:12 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has found a Queensland law firm’s costs agreement void because it did not provide enough information about the firm’s uplift fee. Justice John […]

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Judge dismisses appeal of $1.5M mesothelioma judgment
Product Liability October 4, 2018 9:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Building material manufacturer Amaca and distributor Seltsam have lost their appeal of a $1.5 million judgment won by a NSW resident who developed mesothelioma after […]

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Déjà vu as AMS fights to restrict membership in pelvic mesh class action
Class Actions October 18, 2018 9:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

Medical device maker American Medical Systems, which is facing a class action over allegedly faulty pelvic mesh implants, has taken a page from the Ethicon […]

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Wrongs Act not right for thirsty Emirates passenger, court rules
Personal injury August 27, 2018 9:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Melbourne women who claimed she fell and hurt her right ankle on an international Emirates flight after being denied a glass of water has […]

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Lawyer’s bungled court filing dooms helicopter injury case
Personal injury August 21, 2018 12:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

A helicopter passenger who suffered serious injuries in an accident near Alice Springs has lost a challenge to the dismissal of his case, with an […]

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Coles wins reduction in fine because slip-and-fall victim was on phone
Personal injury August 17, 2018 11:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An appeals court has ruled grocery giant Coles is entitled to a reduction in a $688,000 personal injury judgment against it because the individual that […]

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