Media statements & announcements
Tuesday, 19 August 2014Media statements & announcements -
Federal Government should release all children from detention Social justice law firm Maurice Blackburn says the Federal Government’s decision announced today to release children from immigration detention needs to be expanded to include all babies and children in detention – not just based on when they arrived in Australia.
Monday, 18 August 2014Media statements & announcements -
National project to tell stories of hope about living with brain injury People with brain injuries and their carers and friends are being invited to take part in a national project that tells their stories of hope and achievements in dealing with their life- changing disability.
Friday, 15 August 2014Media statements & announcements -
Macquarie remediation scheme flawed Macquarie customers may not be properly compensated because the bank’s scheme for investigating alleged negligent financial planning advice is flawed, according to law firm Maurice Blackburn.
Tuesday, 12 August 2014Media statements & announcements -
Big banks about to take a big hit as customers fight back big time Australia’s unfair bank fees class actions are set to benefit all customers who have ever been charged a late fee – not just those that signed up to the original class actions – with open class proceedings being filed by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers today in the NSW Supreme Court.
Thursday, 24 July 2014Media statements & announcements -
Federal Government prevents doctor from examining children in detention on Christmas Island The Federal Government is preventing a specialist paediatrician from accessing the Christmas Island Detention Centre to examine children for legal purposes, after previously approving the visit.
Tuesday, 15 July 2014Media statements & announcements -
Justice prevails for Kilmore East-Kinglake Black Saturday survivors After the state’s deadliest and most devastating bushfire took 119 lives and destroyed 1242 homes, after a Royal Commission and after Australia’s longest ever class action trial, the survivors of the 2009 Kilmore East-Kinglake Black Saturday bushfire have received a measure of justice today.
Monday, 14 July 2014Media statements & announcements -
Gold Coast x-ray incident raises serious questions about Qld Health checks on patient tests Confirmation today that the Gold Coast has a backlog of up to 48,000 unreported x-rays has again reinforced there are systemic issues within Queensland Health when it comes to undertaking patient tests and ensuring proper follow-up, according to Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Friday, 11 July 2014Media statements & announcements -
Medical negligence claims up in private health system National medical negligence figures released today show Australia’s private health care system should be subject to greater scrutiny over the standard of care it provides to patients, according to national medical law firm Maurice Blackburn.
Tuesday, 8 July 2014Media statements & announcements -
Stark picture painted as 2011 Queensland floods class action filed Brisbane and Ipswich would not have flooded in January 2011 if engineers operating Wivenhoe and Somerset Dams had not repeatedly failed over many weeks to ensure the proper operation of both dams, a class action filed today by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has alleged.
Friday, 4 July 2014Media statements & announcements -
Bishop should press Rohingyan concerns with Morrison for baby Ferouz Lawyers for an Australian-born baby of Rohingyan asylum seekers today called on Australian Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, to raise her concerns regarding human rights abuses in Myanmar with her own Ministerial colleague, Scott Morrison.