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Victoria drops out of combustible cladding class actions
Class Actions 2021-06-16 11:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The state of Victoria has opted out of two class actions over allegedly combustible cladding, after agreeing to join as a group member last year. […]

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Consumer law claims dropped in Bayer contraceptive class action
Class Actions 2021-05-14 10:33 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The lead applicant in a class action against Bayer over its allegedly defective Essure contraceptive devices has won court approval to drop her consumer law […]

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Judge slams Monsanto’s ‘highly unsatisfactory’ behaviour in Roundup class action
Class Actions 2021-05-10 4:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has criticised agricultural giant Monsanto for its “highly unsatisfactory” conduct in ignoring court orders in a class action over its allegedly cancer-causing Roundup […]

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‘Absolutely not’: Judge won’t hold Ethicon-type trial in TFS pelvic mesh class action
Class Actions 2021-04-23 10:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

Hoping to avoid a lengthy trial like the 89-day hearing in the pelvic mesh class action against Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon, a judge has suggested […]

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‘Optimistic’ judge calls for talks in competing class actions against Boston Scientific
Class Actions 2021-04-19 5:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has urged the parties in two pelvic mesh class actions against Boston Scientific to come up with a “pragmatic solution” to the competing […]

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Johnson & Johnson asks High Court to review landmark pelvic mesh ruling
Product Liability 2021-04-09 2:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Johnson & Johnson unit wants the High Court to review the Full Federal Court’s rejection of its challenge to a landmark class action ruling […]

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J&J unit hit with second class action over pelvic mesh products
Class Actions 2021-04-07 9:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon unit is facing a second class action over its allegedly defective pelvic mesh products, following a landmark ruling that found the […]

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‘Troubled’ by costs in Monsanto class action, judge wants initial trial on Roundup cancer risk
Class Actions 2021-03-23 2:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing a class action against Bayer-owned Monsanto has suggested a hearing by the end of the year on the cancer risks of the […]

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Boston Scientific hit with second class action over pelvic mesh products
Class Actions 2021-03-22 11:36 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Boston Scientific has been hit with second class action on behalf of women who were implanted with allegedly defective pelvic mesh devices, just two weeks […]

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Monsanto class action judge won’t rule on expert evidence in novel hearing
Class Actions 2021-03-11 10:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge overseeing a class action against Bayer-owned Monsanto over its allegedly carcinogenic weedkiller, Roundup, has declined to rule on the admissibility of expert evidence […]

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