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Pitcher Partners’ $41M class action settlement gets nod
Class Actions 2022-10-28 11:04 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has approved a $41 million settlement in a shareholder class action against Pitcher Partners and has awarded the funder a commission of $11.5 […]

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Law firm can’t amend defence in negligence case by teacher wrongly jailed for abuse
Professional Negligence 2022-10-24 4:29 pm By Sam Matthews

A law firm, who along with Piper Alderman and one other firm, is being sued for negligence by a schoolteacher wrongly jailed for the indecent […]

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Maurice Blackburn sued by group member in Black Saturday bushfire class action
Professional Negligence 2022-10-18 11:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A group member in the historic Black Saturday bushfire class action has filed a lawsuit alleging Maurice Blackburn was negligent in failing to bring a […]

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Equity Trustees sues investment firm over currency hedge trades
Financial Services 2022-10-17 11:30 pm By Sam Matthews

Equity Trustees has sued asset manager Tactical Global Management seeking millions in compensation for losses allegedly stemming from over-hedging trades. In a suit filed in […]

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Ruby Princess COVID-19 outbreak ‘no accident’, class action trial hears
Class Actions 2022-10-12 9:02 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A COVID-19 outbreak aboard the Ruby Princess that left 28 people dead was “something that was very likely to happen” and the cruise should never […]

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HWL Ebsworth defeats ex-client’s appeal over property sale
Professional Negligence 2022-10-10 11:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Law firm HWL Ebsworth has defeated a Brisbane property developer’s appeal of a ruling that found the firm did not owe the former client damages […]

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Doctor’s wife to be pulled into class action against plastic surgeon Daniel Lanzer
Class Actions 2022-10-07 3:53 pm By Sam Matthews

The lead applicant in a class action against Sydney-based plastic surgeon Daniel Lanzer and four of his associates wants to join the wife of one […]

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Essure class action slams Bayer’s bid for applicant’s teen medical records
Class Actions 2022-09-21 2:15 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The lead applicant in a class action against Bayer over its Essure contraceptive device has admonished the drug maker’s request for her medical records since […]

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Victims of fake Sydney plastic surgeon Leslie Blackstock can’t sue insurers
Insurance 2022-09-08 5:01 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Two alleged victims of a former Sydney doctor who pretended to be a plastic surgeon and performed breast augmentation surgeries that left them injured cannot […]

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Halifax sues King & Wood Mallesons for negligence
Professional Negligence 2022-09-06 11:22 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Defunct stockbroker Halifax Investment Services has sued law firm King & Wood Mallesons and its former auditor Bentleys for allegedly failing to advise that it […]

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