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Judge meets further resistance from doctors group in Ethicon pelvic mesh class action
Product Liability July 26, 2019 9:54 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has ordered a leading doctor’s professional body to hand over its member list to the applicants in the Ethicon pelvic mesh class action, […]

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Class action alleges Cosmetic Institute director was mastermind behind ‘one size fits all’ breast surgery
Class Actions August 7, 2019 8:11 pm By Amelia Birnie

The plaintiffs in The Cosmetic Institute class action over allegedly botched breast implants will argue a former director of the company was the mastermind behind […]

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Couple sues Samsung after home destroyed by exploding washing machine
Product Liability July 10, 2019 5:57 pm By Amelia Birnie

A Queensland couple has filed a product liability claim against Samsung seeking almost half a million dollars in damages, after their washing machine allegedly exploded […]

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Allergan faces potential class action over breast implants linked to rare cancer
Personal injury July 12, 2019 10:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

Slater & Gordon is probing a possible class action against Allergan Australia on behalf of women who developed a rare form of lymphoma linked to […]

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Special counsel appointed in toxic foam class action
Class Actions June 28, 2019 11:41 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing several class actions over the alleged use of toxic foam at government military bases has appointed a special counsel to hear the […]

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ACCC launches safety review of baby sleep products after US deaths
Product Liability July 12, 2019 4:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has launched a safety review of bouncers, rockers and inclined sleep products for babies after at least 74 infant […]

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Bayer hit with class action over contraceptive implants
Class Actions July 9, 2019 4:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

Slater & Gordon has filed a class action against life sciences giant Bayer over allegedly defective contraceptive implants that caused serious side effects, requiring many […]

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Combustible cladding defendants may drag engineers, certifiers into class action
Class Actions July 8, 2019 8:36 pm By Amelia Birnie

German-based cladding manufacturer 3A Composites has foreshadowed potential cross claims against third party engineers and certifiers in one of two class actions brought over allegedly […]

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AMS doubles down on defence in vaginal mesh class action
Class Actions July 1, 2019 11:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Medical device manufacturer American Medical Systems has reasserted that it cannot face claims under Australian consumer laws over its allegedly defective vaginal mesh products because […]

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Another dispute over Ichthys LNG project may be brewing
Energy & Natural Resources July 4, 2019 11:53 am By Miklos Bolza

The contractor behind the Ichthys LNG project has won court approval to use documents discovered in its lawsuit against Dutch paint manufacturer AkzoNobel for use […]

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