Media statements & announcements

Tuesday, 30 September 2014
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Sweeney family welcomes offer of Federal Govt compensation A commitment this afternoon that the Federal Government will compensate the families of the victims of the home insulation scheme has been welcomed by the family of Mitchell Sweeney, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers said today.
Thursday, 25 September 2014
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Lawyers for asylum seeker baby Ferouz say visa Bill deprives babies of right to seek permanent protection Lawyers representing asylum seeker baby Ferouz, whose family is a persecuted minority group in Myanmar, are concerned about today’s Federal Government announcement on visas for asylum seekers.
Thursday, 18 September 2014
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Statewide asbestos testing needed in NSW on suspect Mr Fluffy homes Any householder in NSW who is concerned about Mr Fluffy asbestos contamination in their homes should be eligible for free testing, according to asbestos experts Maurice Blackburn.
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
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Maurice Blackburn files leave to appeal to High Court in breast cancer gene patent case Social justice law firm Maurice Blackburn has filed an application for leave to appeal to the High Court of Australia in the breast and ovarian cancer gene patent case of D’Arcy v Myriad Genetics Inc [2013] FCA 65.
Sunday, 14 September 2014
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Community probes possible Hazelwood mine fire action at meeting Latrobe Valley residents impacted by the February fires emanating from the Hazelwood open cut coal mine will gather today in Morwell, with the possibility of a class action against the mine operator GDF Suez high on the agenda.
Monday, 8 September 2014
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Latest Rockhampton Hospital reports raise further questions about quality of care and patient safety More reports today about Rockhampton Hospital have again highlighted an urgent need to ensure recommendations made to improve patient safety are listened to and implemented, according to Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Friday, 5 September 2014
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Breast cancer gene patents: the fight continues Social justice law firm Maurice Blackburn will consider an appeal to the High Court of Australia following a judgment today of the Full Federal Court upholding the validity of a gene patent that is associated with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
Wednesday, 3 September 2014
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Delay in compulsory super puts workers funds at risk of poor investments The freeze on superannuation guarantee contributions could put Australian workers’ money at greater risk of dodgy investments, according to leading superannuation law firm Maurice Blackburn.
Wednesday, 3 September 2014
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Wednesday, 3 September 2014
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Law firm writes open letter to Senators on class action for disabled workers Lawyers representing about 10,000 disabled workers in a class action over unfair wages have today written an open letter to Senators in response to false claims it would take a cut of any compensation.