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Royal Carribbean sues White Island volcano victims to shut down US cases
Personal injury 2021-01-18 4:57 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Embattled cruise operator Royal Caribbean has launched legal action against victims of the White Island volcano eruption that killed 22 people last year, aiming to […]

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Monash IVF faces landmark class action over embryo destruction
Class Actions 2020-12-23 4:04 pm By Christine Caulfield

Major fertility clinic Monash IVF has been hit with a class action on behalf of at least 100 men and women demanding damages for the […]

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J&J ordered to pay $40M in pelvic mesh class action costs as stay bid tossed by court
Product Liability 2020-12-21 1:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

A unit of Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay around $40 million in legal costs to the lead applicants in a class action […]

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Insurer pulled into pelvic mesh class action as judge pushes for 2021 trial
Class Actions 2020-12-16 4:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has approved an application to join the insurer of a former doctor into a class action seeking compensation for defective pelvic mesh implants […]

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Class action against personal injury law firm to be dropped
Personal injury 2020-11-23 1:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

A class action alleging a national personal injury firm overcharged clients will be discontinued after the lawyer behind the case, who failed in his bid […]

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Slater & Gordon settles suit by lawyer who complained about funding referral scheme
Employment 2020-11-05 2:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Slater & Gordon has settled a lawsuit brought by a former senior solicitor alleging he was fired after making complaints about the law firm’s arrangement […]

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Boston Scientific faces possible pelvic mesh class action
Class Actions 2020-10-30 12:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney-based law firm is conducting a class action investigation into medical device manufacturer Boston Scientific’s pelvic mesh products, adding to the growing list of […]

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Judges unclear about Johnson & Johnson unit’s arguments in pelvic mesh appeal
Appeals 2020-10-23 2:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge due to hear a high profile appeal by Johnson & Johnson unit Ethicon has expressed confusion about the grounds on which the medical […]

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Judge rejects Covidien’s bid for security in unfunded pelvic mesh class action
Class Actions 2020-10-21 10:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

Medical device maker Covidien has lost a bid to have the applicant in a product liability class action over allegedly defective pelvic mesh front $300,000 […]

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Judge warns funder against ‘double dipping’ in Ruby Princess class action
Class Actions 2020-09-09 2:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge overseeing the Ruby Princess class action has cautioned funders against “double dipping” when seeking payouts from group members, while cruise line Carnival has […]

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