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Bondi Beach bar sues Aristocrat Technologies over ‘defective’ gaming machines
Product Liability November 29, 2019 1:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A trendy Bondi Beach bar has dragged Aristocrat Technologies to court for allegedly selling it defective gaming machines that repeatedly froze when customers tried to […]

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Funder investigates combustible cladding class action in NZ
Class Actions November 25, 2019 2:08 pm By Hannah Gee

Manufacturers of PE core cladding face a third class action bankrolled by litigation funder IMF Bentham, this time in New Zealand, and the funder says […]

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Johnson & Johnson loses pelvic mesh class action in landmark ruling
Class Actions November 21, 2019 12:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

Johnson & Johnson did not adequately warn of the risks of its pelvic mesh implants and is liable to pay damages to thousands of Australian […]

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Expanded class definition tossed in Ethicon pelvic mesh class action
Class Actions November 1, 2019 9:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has reversed a prior ruling expanding the class in a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson unit Ethicon over allegedly defective pelvic […]

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Monsanto faces class action in Australia over Roundup weedkiller
Product Liability October 21, 2019 10:25 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Agricultural giant Monsanto is facing a class action in Australia over the marketing of its Roundup weedkiller, after being hit with a landmark US$ 2 […]

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Judge ‘outraged’ by terms of ACCC’s $75M dieselgate settlement with VW
Competition & Consumer Protection October 16, 2019 8:41 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge is considering whether he can increase a record $75 million civil penalty settlement reached by Volkswagen and the ACCC over the dieselgate scandal, […]

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Concerns ‘poorer’ patients in vaginal mesh class action less likely to be notified of rights
Class Actions September 30, 2019 9:44 pm By Amelia Birnie

The judge overseeing the Ethicon pelvic mesh class action has flagged serious public policy concerns stemming from class identification problems, amid fears that “poorer” patients […]

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VW reaches in-principle dieselgate agreement with ACCC
Competition & Consumer Protection September 23, 2019 2:10 pm By Amelia Birnie

Volkswagen is nearing the end of the road of the dieselgate scandal in Australia, as the car company agrees to an in-principle resolution of enforcement […]

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High Court to hear wrongful death case over Queensland airplane crash
Appeals September 17, 2019 6:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two Australian companies have won their application for special leave to the High Court as they continue their fight to shut down a wrongful death […]

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VW settles landmark dieselgate class actions for up to $127M
Class Actions September 16, 2019 10:28 am By Amelia Birnie

After four years of litigation, the Volkswagen diesel emissions class actions have reached an in-principle settlement of up to $127.1 million, with affected consumers expected […]

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