2010

Thursday, 18 November 2010
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NAB in new class action over toxic debt exposure Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has today started court proceedings against the National Australia Bank Limited over its failure to disclose the bank's exposure to US toxic debt during 2008.
Wednesday, 10 November 2010
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Airlines should move swiftly to settle Australian price fixing class action Court action to secure compensation for Australian victims of the air cargo price fixing cartel should move ahead more quickly following the European Commission's decision overnight to fine 11 airlines $A1.1billion.
Tuesday, 9 November 2010
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More soy milk victims come forward to join class action Hundreds of Australians have been made sick by Bonsoy milk containing high levels of iodine with over 300 contacting law firm Maurice Blackburn.
Thursday, 30 September 2010
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Soy milk victims join class action against Bonsoy Leading class action firm Maurice Blackburn has today launched legal action against the distributors of Bonsoy milk on behalf of all people in Australia who have developed debilitating illnesses after drinking the product.
Friday, 24 September 2010
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ANZ class action still open; members reminded of safety ANZ and other bank customers who are part of the unfair fee class actions were warned today to be wary of scams.
Wednesday, 22 September 2010
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ANZ first of the banks to face penalty fees class action Leading class action lawyers Maurice Blackburn will today file with the Federal Court the first of the Bank Fees class actions, against Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd (ANZ Bank).
Wednesday, 21 July 2010
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Multiplex settlement: Maurice Blackburn in class action trifecta – third case to settle for over $100million Maurice Blackburn today announced that the Multiplex Group has settled claims made against it for a sum of $110 million including legal costs. The settlement came without admission of liability from Multiplex.
Wednesday, 7 July 2010
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Fraudsters not stopping thousands of bank customers signing up for class action Australians who wish to join the class action on bank fees can do so securely online and on the telephone, class action law firm Maurice Blackburn said today.
Saturday, 19 June 2010
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Kilmore ‘Black Saturday’ Bushfire class action launched against SPI Electricity Limited Leading class action lawyers Maurice Blackburn in conjunction with Oldham Naidoo Lawyers have lodged a Statement of Claim in the Supreme Court of Victoria against SPI Electricity Limited for inadequate maintenance standards which led to the Kilmore East-Kinglake bushfire.
Tuesday, 8 June 2010
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Biotech company monopoly on cancer genes is unlawful: Australian test case over patents In an Australian first, law firm Maurice Blackburn together with national consumer organisation Cancer Voices Australia and a Brisbane woman with breast cancer will today launch legal action against four biotech companies to challenge a patent over human genetic material.
Thursday, 3 June 2010
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Indigenous owners launch Federal legal challenge over Australia’s first nuclear waste dump The Commonwealth Government and the Northern Land Council (NLC) will face a Federal Court legal challenge over plans for a radioactive waste dump on Indigenous land at Muckaty Station near Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory.
Wednesday, 19 May 2010
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Gunns to face class action over shareholder losses Leading shareholder class action law firm Maurice Blackburn announced today that it had joined with litigation funder, IMF (Australia) Ltd, to pursue a potential class action against wood chipping company Gunns Limited for failing to disclose material information to the share market.