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Class members get nothing in $2.6M bushfire class action settlement
Class Actions November 13, 2018 3:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A court has signed off on a $2.6 million settlement in a class action against Endeavour Energy and two other companies over the 2013 Mt […]

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Challenges to common fund orders to be heard together, Chief Justice says
Appeals November 8, 2018 9:53 pm By Christine Caulfield and Miklos Bolza

Two far-reaching appeals challenging the court’s power to order all members of an open class action to pay a litigation funder will be heard together, […]

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AMS says vaginal mesh claims don’t meet bar for class action
Product Liability November 8, 2018 2:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Medical device maker AMS has told the Federal Court that claims in a class action against it over allegedly defective pelvic mesh implants did not meet […]

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Another firm weighs class action over flammable cladding
Product Liability November 2, 2018 11:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

A third law firm is investigating a possible class action to compensate property owners for the cost of removing highly combustible aluminium cladding, believed to […]

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First class action to be filed over combustible cladding
Class Actions October 30, 2018 11:11 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The first class action is expected to be filed on behalf of property owners whose buildings are covered with highly combustible polyethylene core cladding. IMF Bentham […]

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AMS loses bid to restrict group size in pelvic mesh class action
Class Actions October 24, 2018 7:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing a class action against American Medical Systems over allegedly defective pelvic mesh implants has rejected the medical device maker’s bid to alter […]

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Appeals court to hear BMW common fund challenge in Takata class actions
Product Liability October 22, 2018 7:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

A NSW Supreme Court judge said Monday it will refer to the Court of Appeal a challenge by car giant BMW to a common fund […]

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Déjà vu as AMS fights to restrict membership in pelvic mesh class action
Class Actions October 18, 2018 9:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

Medical device maker American Medical Systems, which is facing a class action over allegedly faulty pelvic mesh implants, has taken a page from the Ethicon […]

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Court consolidates toxic foam class action trials
Class Actions October 11, 2018 9:49 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Three class actions filed against the Commonwealth of Australia over allegedly toxic foam from government military bases will be heard together. Justice Jayne Jagot set […]

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Judge dismisses appeal of $1.5M mesothelioma judgment
Product Liability October 4, 2018 9:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

Building material manufacturer Amaca and distributor Seltsam have lost their appeal of a $1.5 million judgment won by a NSW resident who developed mesothelioma after […]

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