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Wednesday, 28 March 2018
In the news - Money Management
Industry codes need “teeth” A parliamentary report into the life insurance industry has suggested that industry codes are toothless, and reinforced the urgent need for their reform to properly hold insurers to account.
Wednesday, 28 March 2018
In the news - The Australian
Parliamentary probe recommends crackdown on life insurance Executives in the $34 billion Australian life insurance industry would face the same tough regulations as bankers under wide-ranging proposals from an 18-month parliamentary investigation into the scandal-plagued sector, which found bonuses and “hidden payments” led to bad advice and unsuitable policies for customers.
Tuesday, 27 March 2018
In the news - Wangaratta Chronicle
Sarah is fighting for fair Maurice Blackburn lawyer Sarah Notarianni provides WorkCover advice and represents injured workers.
Tuesday, 27 March 2018
In the news - My Sunshine Coast
Parliamentary life insurance inquiry confirms industry codes of conduct must have teeth to protect consumers Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have welcomed a parliamentary report released today into the life insurance industry that reinforces the urgent need for industry codes of conduct to have teeth – namely regulatory oversight and enforceability – to properly hold insurers to account.
Friday, 16 March 2018
In the news - Wheels
Cars wouldn’t meet Australian emissions standards without cheat: VW Volkswagen on Friday said in a Federal Court class action that almost 100,000 versions of its EA189 1.6-litre and 2.0-litre engines sold here and affected by the Dieselgate scandal failed the required emissions standards tests unless they were operating in cheat mode
Friday, 9 March 2018
In the news - Lawyers Weekly
Firm pushes for platforms like Facebook to be held responsible for cyber bullying Big tech companies behind social media platforms should be liable under law for the harm cyber bullying can cause, a principal at Maurice Blackburn has said.
Thursday, 8 March 2018
In the news - The Age
Class action begins against Volkswagen Volkswagen drivers get their day in court as class action against VW begins.
Wednesday, 7 March 2018
In the news - Sky News
Australian class action against Volkswagen underway Australians caught up in the Volkswagen emissions scandal are heading to court as a class action against the global car giant begins.
Monday, 5 March 2018
In the news - ABC News
VW emissions scandal: 'Deceived' Australian car owners get their day in court Australians caught up in one of the biggest scandals in motoring history head to the Federal Court today as the joint class action against global carmaker Volkswagen gets underway.
Tuesday, 20 February 2018
In the news - The Australian
Bankruptcy warning as lawyers resume chase for missing $70m [Paywalled] Funds manager Balmain Trilogy says it will pursue Phil Sullivan and other former executives of failed Gold Coast financier City Pacific into bankruptcy if they don’t cough up more than $70 million owed to investors.
Saturday, 10 February 2018
In the news - Sydney Morning Herald
Disabled Australians waiting for insurance claim decisions look to royal commission for help and hope Shani Goldsbro is one of up to 14.8 million Australians likely to have total or permanent disability cover through their superannuation fund. But three years after she lodged a claim for $175,000, the 46-year-old is nowhere closer to receiving a decision from insurer Vision Super.
Monday, 5 February 2018
In the news - The Sydney Morning Herald
Is this how we end cyberbullying? Instances of bullying are no longer isolated events witnessed by a few. Instead, as long as an offensive post remains live, the cyberbullying continues and can even grow as others comment, like or share a post with just a few taps of keyboard.