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Thursday, 27 August 2015
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Federal Court appeal lodged against Attorney General’s divorce fee hike Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today lodged an appeal in a case against a regulation forced on Australian families in July by Federal Attorney General George Brandis that led to a substantial hike in the fees to file for a divorce and issue a subpoena.
Wednesday, 26 August 2015
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Judgment in Melbourne Fertility Control Clinic case highlights need for safe access zones A Melbourne abortion clinic is looking to Spring Street to create safe access zones after the Supreme Court of Victoria this morning found that while the Melbourne City Council had made mistakes in the way it dealt with the clinic, it would not be compelled to take action to prevent women being harassed and intimidated as they entered the clinic.
Tuesday, 25 August 2015
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Judgment to be handed down in case against Melbourne City Council over safe access to fertility clinic The outcome of a legal bid to ensure safe access for patients and staff at an East Melbourne fertility clinic will be handed down tomorrow, Wednesday 26 August, at the Victorian Supreme Court.
Monday, 24 August 2015
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Focus on vulnerable road users in Qld road safety action plan welcome Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today welcomed the Queensland Government’s announcement of a dedicated road safety action plan, in particular the plan’s focus on addressing rising fatalities amongst the State’s vulnerable road users.
Thursday, 20 August 2015
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New report shows Maurice Blackburn in a class of its own Australia’s number one class action law firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, has stamped its market-leading position with a standout performance in terms of compensation recovered for victims of mass wrongdoing, according to a new report.
Thursday, 20 August 2015
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Federal Court class action filed against Vocation Limited Australia’s leading class action law firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, has today filed a Federal Court shareholder class action against Vocation Limited (VET), over the ASX-listed education provider’s share price collapse in October last year.
Friday, 14 August 2015
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Maurice Blackburn Lawyers announce investigation into potential Linc Energy class action for affected landowners Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has today announced it is investigating a potential class action for South West Queensland landowners affected by contamination allegedly caused by a coal gasification plant operated by Linc Energy.
Wednesday, 5 August 2015
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Urgent consultation needed on abolition of NSW Dust Diseases Board Law firm Maurice Blackburn, which represents people suffering from asbestos and dust diseases, has called on the NSW Government to undertake urgent consultation over its decision to abolish the Dust Diseases Board.
Tuesday, 4 August 2015
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Marriage equality push to “invite Tony” to gay weddings Prime Minister Tony Abbott could soon be on the guest list of hundreds of same-sex weddings around Australia as part of a new campaign to support marriage equality.
Friday, 31 July 2015
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Class action resolves: wrongfully imprisoned children to be compensated by NSW Police The parties to a class action on behalf of young people, who were allegedly wrongfully imprisoned by NSW police as a result of problems with the NSW Police database, have reached a settlement of at least $1.85 million. The settlement is subject to final Court approval and paves the way for the young people affected to be properly compensated.