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Toyota can’t overturn defect ruling, but wins cut to damages in diesel filter class action
Class Actions 2023-03-27 5:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has partially sided with Toyota in a challenge to the damages bill assessed by a judge in a class action over defective […]

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Bayer can take another crack at ‘scientific knowledge’ defence in Essure class action
Class Actions 2023-03-09 5:05 pm By Sam Matthews

A class action against Bayer over its Essure contraceptive has lost a bid to knock out the pharmaceutical giant’s defence that argues any defects in […]

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Court wants to avoid judgment of ‘hundreds of pages’ in Monsanto class action
Class Actions 2023-03-08 3:43 pm By Sam Matthews

A busy judge has pushed the parties in a class action against agrochemical giant Monsanto to split the trial to focus first on the question […]

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In Jaguar Land Rover class action contest, ‘innovative’ funding model challenged
Automotive 2023-02-28 5:23 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A law firm has questioned an “innovative” funding model proposed by its rival in a contest to run a class action against Jaguar Land Rover […]

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New allegations OK’d on eve of trial in Bayer Essure class action
Product Liability 2023-02-27 9:26 pm By Sam Matthews

A class action against Bayer over its Essure device has won court approval to add new allegations, including that the contraceptive caused sexual dysfunction, with […]

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Class action can’t get cladding sales figures from 3A Composites’ supplier
Class Actions 2023-02-27 11:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

A class action by property owners against the manufacturer and supplier of alleged combustible cladding has lost a bid for sales figures to estimate the […]

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TFS pelvic mesh class action reaches partial settlement
Class Actions 2023-02-22 12:48 pm By Sam Matthews

A class action filed on behalf of women injured by allegedly defective pelvic mesh products has reached a settlement with the insurer of defunct device […]

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In first beauty parade of its kind, law firms compete to manage $300M J&J settlement
Class Actions 2023-02-16 10:43 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Sixteen law firms and accounting firms have thrown their hat in the ring to administer a $300 million settlement in two class actions against Johnson […]

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Two more class actions target Hyundai, Kia over ‘defective’ engines
Product Liability 2023-02-16 4:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

Hyundai and Kia have been hit with new class actions alleging the Korean car makers knew of engine issues in cars sold in Australia as […]

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Law firms get time to hash out deal as Jaguar Land Rover hit with second class action
Class Actions 2023-02-03 4:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

A second class action has been brought against Jaguar Land Rover over alleged defective diesel filters in its vehicles, and the law firms running the […]

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