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‘No reason in logic’ why Ethicon pelvic mesh class should not be expanded, judge says
Class Actions May 2, 2019 4:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has signed off on the lead applicants’ bid to expand the current group definition in a class action against Johnson & Johnson unit […]

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After drawing scrutiny from judge, toxic foam class action funding structure revealed
Product Liability April 23, 2019 10:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

The sought-after commission at the centre of an unsuccessful common fund application in a class action over the use of toxic foam at a RAAF […]

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Common fund bid in toxic foam class action dismissed after applicant bristles at more scrutiny
Class Actions April 12, 2019 11:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has tossed an application for a common fund order in a class action over the use of toxic foam on a RAAF base […]

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AMS liable after putting its name on faulty mesh implants, class action claims
Class Actions April 10, 2019 12:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

By putting its name on allegedly defective vaginal mesh implants, American Medical Systems held itself out as the manufacture of those devices, according to an […]

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Judge says no to security for costs in unfunded Zoetis horse vaccine class action
Class Actions April 4, 2019 11:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has refused an application by horse vaccine maker Zoetis for $450,000 as security for costs in an unfunded class action alleging misleading claims […]

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Judge ‘uncomfortable’ with common fund order in toxic foam class actions
Class Actions April 3, 2019 5:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge overseeing three toxic foam class actions against the Commonwealth of Australia has said he’s not comfortable approving a common fund order which does […]

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Judge wants four referees in toxic foam class actions
Class Actions March 19, 2019 9:25 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Chief Justice of the Federal Court wants four referees to weigh what’s expected to be voluminous expert evidence in three class actions against the […]

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Toxic foam class action not time-barred, court hears
Class Actions January 10, 2019 10:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The applicants in a class action over exposure to allegedly toxic foam used on a government military base have struck back at the Commonwealth of Australia’s […]

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Ethicon loses bid for class closure order in pelvic mesh case
Class Actions February 5, 2019 9:35 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing a class action against Ethicon over allegedly faulty pelvic mesh implants has shot down the device maker’s bid for a class closure […]

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Ethicon wants class closure order in pelvic mesh case
Class Actions December 21, 2018 9:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

Johnson & Johnson unit Ethicon is seeking a class closure order in the pelvic mesh class action, as the company prepares to enter mediation. Barrister for […]

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