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Downer Energy found liable for defective boiler at NSW power plant
Energy & Natural Resources 2023-01-27 3:35 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has found Downer Energy was responsible for a costly shutdown at a NSW power plant caused by a “practically unthinkable” defect. In a […]

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In class action defence, Monash IVF says patients ‘knew the risks’ of embryo testing
Class Actions 2023-01-19 5:35 pm By Sam Matthews

Monash IVF has hit back at a class action brought on behalf of hundreds of men and women demanding damages for the alleged destruction of […]

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Major firms dragged to court by clients, partners in 2022
Business of Law 2023-01-17 2:50 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Some of Australia’s biggest law firms were targeted by lawsuits in 2022, facing allegations of negligence or bad advice from clients, or else accused by […]

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Carnival ordered to pay $326,000 to passenger who suffered miscarriage
Professional Negligence 2023-01-10 1:48 pm By Sam Matthews

Cruise operator Carnival PLC has been ordered to pay compensation to a passenger who suffered a miscarriage after evacuating from a cruise ship, with a […]

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Holding Redlich sued over ‘negligent’ advice on ‘Aldi bag of cash’
Professional Negligence 2022-12-22 4:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Law firm Holding Redlich has been sued by the NSW Labor Party for allegedly providing negligent advice on $100,000 in illegal political donations delivered in […]

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Firm to drop class action against Philips over recalled sleep apnea devices
Class Actions 2022-12-20 4:08 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Philips Electronics will not face a class action in Australia over recalled sleep apnea machines that contained a foam component that could  degrade and cause […]

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Twigg family fights knockout bid by Pitcher Partners
Accounting 2022-12-16 4:38 pm By Sam Matthews

Relatives of race car driver Max Twigg are fighting Pitcher Partners’ bid to have a $127 million lawsuit dismissed as an abuse of process, rejecting […]

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High Court rejects Western Power appeal in bushfire class action
High Court 2022-12-07 4:57 pm By Sam Matthews

The High Court has unanimously dismissed Western Power’s challenge to a judgment which found the state-owned electricity supplier breached its duty of care to inspect […]

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Grant Thornton sued by Quantum Graphite over 14-month trading suspension
Professional Negligence 2022-12-02 10:56 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Mining company Quantum Graphite has filed proceedings against accounting firm Grant Thornton over a 2020 report that caused the Australian Stock Exchange to suspend trading […]

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Pitcher Partners denies giving bad advice on $2.5M Zap Fitness share buy-back
Accounting 2022-11-16 9:37 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Pitcher Partners has hit back at a lawsuit by the former owner of fitness franchise Zap Fitness claiming the accounting firm failed to properly advise […]

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