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Tuesday, 20 February 2018
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Development of national plan to tackle elder abuse a vital step in protecting older Australians The Federal Government’s announcement today of a national plan to tackle elder abuse has been welcomed by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers as a vital step to protect older Australians.
Thursday, 15 February 2018
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End of the road for failed City Pacific mortgage tycoons The High Court of Australia has put an end to claims by former City Pacific Ltd CEO, Phil Sullivan, and his senior lieutenants that they be excused from repaying tens of millions of dollars lost by the failed Gold Coast-based City Pacific First Mortgage Fund, as a result of their governance contraventions and mismanagement.
Monday, 5 February 2018
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Calls for greater transparency on hospital complications data a welcome step for patient safety Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today welcomed calls from the Grattan Institute for greater transparency in the reporting and publication of hospital complications, saying the availability of such data would enable patients and practitioners to make more informed choices about hospital care and improve safety.
Friday, 2 February 2018
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Poker machine case decision A Federal Court judgment today on a landmark pro-bono poker machine case has found that while poker machine design features are not legally misleading and deceptive, the full impacts of such features in fuelling gambling addiction remain unclear.
Wednesday, 31 January 2018
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Decision to be handed down Friday in landmark poker machine legal case A decision will be handed down this Friday on the landmark pro-bono poker machine case being brought on behalf of former gambling addict Shonica Guy against Crown Melbourne and Aristocrat Technologies.
Tuesday, 30 January 2018
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Productivity Commission report shows serious patient safety incidents remain a concern for many states While today’s report shows that there is still work to be done to address unacceptable rates of sentinel events, the transparency of the states in reporting such events is very welcome.
Monday, 22 January 2018
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Mandatory insurance calls for ASX-listed companies Often the levels of insurance companies have is woefully inadequate, as we saw in relation to shareholders affected by the Slater and Gordon collapse.
Monday, 15 January 2018
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Volkswagen and Audi fold for Canadian emissions scandal customers but still ignore Australian customers. Global vehicle giant Volkswagen has agreed to further compensate Canadian motorists while continuing to snub Australians that have been affected by the same emmissions scandal.
Wednesday, 20 December 2017
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Cash, De Garis, Lee and FWO ordered to hand over AWU raid documents Key parties involved in raids undertaken by federal police on the offices of the Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) will have to hand over documents and correspondence, after the Federal Court this morning dismissed applications by Michaelia Cash, David De Garis, Mark Lee and the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) for subpoeanas to be set aside.
Monday, 18 December 2017
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Strong super code essential, but ISWG code misses the mark A super code of practice is an important and necessary step, but today's final code has missed the mark in delivering the robust reform needed for the industry, according to Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Friday, 15 December 2017
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Governments and institutions must not delay action on abuse Royal Commission findings any longer Lawyers have paid tribute to the work of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
Tuesday, 12 December 2017
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Steve Bracks to join Board of Maurice Blackburn Lawyers Victoria’s 44th Premier, the Honourable Steve Bracks AC will join the Board of Australia’s leading social justice law firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.