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Law firm planning hundreds of pelvic mesh lawsuits against doctors
Personal injury 2019-08-23 2:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney-based law firm has over 200 lawsuits in the pipeline against medical professionals across the country seeking compensation for injuries caused by allegedly dangerous […]

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Allergan faces potential class action over breast implants linked to rare cancer
Personal injury 2019-07-12 10:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

Slater & Gordon is probing a possible class action against Allergan Australia on behalf of women who developed a rare form of lymphoma linked to […]

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Slater & Gordon hits back at ex-lawyer’s claims over allegedly unethical funding referral scheme
Legal Ethics 2019-06-28 11:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Slater & Gordon has struck back against allegations by a former senior solicitor that he was fired after making complaints about the law firm’s arrangement […]

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Settlement reached in recycling plant fire class action
Class Actions 2019-06-11 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 2019-06-05 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 2019-06-04 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 2019-05-29 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 2019-03-29 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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Déjà vu as AMS fights to restrict membership in pelvic mesh class action
Class Actions 2018-10-18 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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Judge dismisses appeal of $1.5M mesothelioma judgment
Product Liability 2018-10-04 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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