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Toyota must pay $18,000 in damages to applicant in defective filter class action
Product Liability 2022-05-17 2:44 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has awarded a Queensland motor vehicle assessor $18,400 in damages in a class action against Toyota over allegedly defective diesel filters in its […]

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Philips defends class action, says sleep devices weren’t defective when sold
Product Liability 2022-05-03 10:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Philips Electronics has hit back at a class action over recalled sleep apnea machines that contained a foam component that could allegedly degrade and cause […]

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Pelvic mesh class actions nearing settlement, court told
Class Actions 2022-04-28 4:45 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Settlement talks in three class actions on behalf of women injured by allegedly defective pelvic mesh products have progressed “substantially”, a court has heard. In […]

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J&J won’t contest follow-on pelvic mesh class action
Product Liability 2022-04-04 5:15 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An additional 1,200 women who were implanted with defective pelvic mesh devices will be eligible for compensation after Johnson & Johnson unit Ethicon agreed that […]

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WSP to target another insurer over Opal Tower class action coverage after discovering $50M policy
Insurance 2022-04-04 3:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The structural engineer behind Sydney’s Opal Tower plans to drag insurer Tokio Marine into a lawsuit against two of Icon’s insurers, after discovering another $50 […]

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Mercedes-Benz to argue Takata airbags recall was invalid
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-04-01 1:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Mercedes-Benz will defend ACCC proceedings alleging it exposed consumers to serious injury or death by failing to comply with obligations under a compulsory recall of […]

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Settlement talks in Astora pelvic mesh class action ‘well advanced’
Product Liability 2022-03-03 9:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

Settlement talks in a class action brought by Shine Lawyers against Astora Women’s Health on behalf of women injured by allegedly defective pelvic mesh products […]

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Trial vacated in Monsanto class action over Roundup weed killer
Product Liability 2022-02-11 7:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

An upcoming three-month trial in a class action against agrochemical giant Monsanto has been vacated after the applicant’s key expert withdrew from the case. The […]

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Astora Health says $27M best bet for class action members, warns of ‘financial difficulties’
Class Actions 2022-02-01 12:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Astora Women’s Health says group members should accept an open $27 million settlement offer in a class action over its allegedly defective pelvic mesh devices, […]

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Bayer Essure class action wins unredacted discovery for opt out notice
Class Actions 2022-01-10 2:41 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Bayer has lost its bid to redact the names and contact details of potential group members from discovered documents in a Slater & Gordon-led class […]

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