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Commonwealth turns to Big Six firm for toxic foam class action defence
Class Actions September 4, 2018 11:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Facing the possibility of more class actions related its use of allegedly toxic firefighting foam at military bases throughout Australia, the Commonwealth has turned to […]

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Auto giants ready to talk settlement in Takata class actions
Product Liability August 28, 2018 9:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Six major car companies indicated Tuesday they were open to a quick settlement of class actions brought on behalf of potentially hundreds of thousands of […]

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Lawyers look to expand class action against Ford
Class Actions August 28, 2018 10:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

Lawyers wants to expand the class action brought against the Ford Motor Company of Australia over allegedly defective Powershift transmissions, seeking court approval to increase […]

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Judge won’t shut down wrongful death action in US over Qld air crash
Product Liability August 24, 2018 10:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has refused a bid by two Australian companies to shut down a long-running wrongful death case in the US brought by the families […]

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Ethicon fights expanded class in vaginal mesh action
Class Actions August 13, 2018 10:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

Ethicon told the Full Federal Court on Monday that the judge overseeing the marathon class action against it over allegedly defective vaginal mesh devices got […]

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Bayer faces Australian class action over birth control Essure
Product Liability August 13, 2018 2:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

Pharmaceutical and life sciences giant Bayer is facing a potential class action in Australia over its birth control device Essure, which can allegedly cause nickel […]

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DoD faces class action over contamination from army base
Class Actions August 3, 2018 8:53 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Shine Lawyers has filed a class action against the Department of Defence on behalf of the town of Katherine alleging it has been “devastated” by […]

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Ethicon applicants asked to weigh in on UK ruling on defective products
Product Liability July 11, 2018 12:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing a class action against Johnson & Johnson over allegedly defective vaginal mesh products has asked the applicants to weigh in on a […]

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Sydney council settles asbestos dumping class action
Class Actions June 18, 2018 10:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Sydney’s Liverpool council has reached a proposed settlement with residents who claim their properties were harmed when soil containing asbestos was dumped near nature strips […]

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Fourth class action filed over St Patrick’s Day fires
Class Actions June 18, 2018 4:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Powercor Australia has been hit a class action¬†alleging its negligence led to a fire in the Gazette area of South West Victoria, the fourth class […]

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