Friday, 20 November 2015Media statements -
James Hardie must continue to make fair contributions to Asbestos Injury Compensation Fund Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today called on James Hardie to continue to make fair contributions to future victims of asbestos-related illnesses, following reports on the eve of Asbestos Awareness Week that the company is seeking to cut contributions to the Asbestos Injury Compensation Fund (AICF).
Thursday, 19 November 2015Media statements -
Tuesday, 17 November 2015Media statements -
Federal Court grants injunction to neonatal nurse against Box Hill Hospital The Federal Court has today granted an injunction to stop Eastern Health from sacking the Nurse Unit Manager of the Special Care Nursery at Box Hill Hospital. Melissah Burnett is a highly experienced neonatal nurse who has raised serious concerns about practices surrounding the care of newborn babies at Box Hill Hospital’s Special Care Nursery.
Friday, 6 November 2015Media statements -
Maurice Blackburn welcomes Victorian Ombudsman’s investigation into handing of workers compensation claims Maurice Blackburn has welcomed a decision by the Victorian Ombudsman to launch an ‘own motion’ investigation into the management of workers compensation claims.
Thursday, 5 November 2015Media statements -
Federal Court action begins for Tasmanian Council worker dismissed after 62 years’ service National employment law firm Maurice Blackburn has lodged Federal Circuit Court proceedings against the Launceston City Council over its treatment of an employee with nearly 62 years’ service.
Monday, 2 November 2015Media statements -
Friday, 23 October 2015Media statements -
NAB remediation scheme for financial planning could deny compensation to affected customers NAB financial planning customers could miss out on compensation for negligent financial planning advice, because of flaws in the company’s remediation scheme, says national law firm Maurice Blackburn.
Thursday, 22 October 2015Media statements -
Important and humane changes to help crash victims Road trauma victims across Victoria will stand a better chance of getting their lives back on track thanks to restrictive and inhumane laws limiting or abolishing access to life-changing compensation being repealed by the Victorian Andrews Labor Government.
Friday, 16 October 2015Media statements -
Statement on baby deaths at Bacchus Marsh and Melton hospital Maurice Blackburn medical law experts believe significant patient safety breaches at Bacchus Marsh and Melton hospitals could warrant a wider inquiry.
Thursday, 15 October 2015Media statements -
County Court appeal lodged over Go-Pro camera case Law firm Maurice Blackburn will continue the fight over the legality of using cameras on motorcycle helmets, with an appeal to the Victorian County Court.