Media statements & announcements

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.
Monday, 1 September 2014
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Home insulation scheme Royal Commission report: time to compensate families for government failings The Australian Government is ultimately liable for the deaths of four young workers who died installing insulation and should compensate relatives of those who died, says law firm Maurice Blackburn.
Friday, 29 August 2014
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ACT lane filtering trial makes common sense for all road users Road users in Canberra will benefit from an ACT Government plan to trial lane filtering by motorcyclists, according to road safety law firm Maurice Blackburn.