Media statements

Friday, 29 April 2016
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Volkswagen accused of treating Australia as a “backwater” Volkswagen has been slammed in the Federal Court today for its conduct in the Australian dieselgate emissions cheating class action, in which Maurice Blackburn is seeking to protect and compensate around 100,000 affected Australian motorists.
Tuesday, 26 April 2016
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Licence scheme needed to clean-up Queensland labour hire industry Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today called for a licensing scheme to be introduced in Queensland to clean-up the state’s labour hire industry and to further crack down on worker exploitation.
Wednesday, 20 April 2016
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A Royal Commission still needed to hold the banks and insurers to account A Royal Commission into the financial services sector remains critical to stopping the practice of banks and others putting profits before people and to bring about enduring industry reform, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers said today.
Tuesday, 19 April 2016
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Victorian Coroner criticises health carers over baby death Moreland Council maternal and child health nurses failed to appreciate the significance of unexplained bruising on twin baby girls who were being physically abused by their mother, a Victorian Coroner has found.
Monday, 11 April 2016
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Joint Statement by SBS and Scott McIntyre SBS and Mr McIntyre have now resolved their dispute over the termination of his employment on 26 April 2015.
Friday, 8 April 2016
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Expanded claims now open in Slater & Gordon class action Australia’s leading class action law firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, has expanded the claim period for aggrieved shareholders looking to recover their investment losses in the proposed shareholder action against Slater and Gordon (SGH).
Friday, 8 April 2016
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Financial Services Royal Commission is a critical step in ending the practice of profits before people Federal Labor’s announcement today to hold a Royal Commission into the entire financial services sector if elected is a long overdue and welcome measure that must have bi-partisan support, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers said today.
Thursday, 31 March 2016
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Australian hip implant class action settles for $250 million After more than five years of a contested case – including a 17-week trial last year – clients affected by the DePuy ASR hip implants have secured a $250 million class action settlement (subject to Court approval).
Wednesday, 30 March 2016
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Protecting work rights of temporary and migrant workers must be a federal election priority Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today called for all sides of politics to prioritise strengthening the workplace rights of temporary and migrant workers in the coming federal election campaign, in light of findings from a recent Senate Committee report that looked at the exploitation of temporary work visa holders.
Friday, 18 March 2016
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NAB bank fees class action Maurice Blackburn has today filed an application in the Federal Court seeking approval for the settlement of the NAB bank fees class action. The case has been supported by litigation funder IMF Bentham.