2013

Wednesday, 27 November 2013
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Green light to file floods class action Queensland flood victims are an important step closer to being able to claim compensation for losses suffered, with litigation funder IMF Australia and Maurice Blackburn Lawyers confirming all conditions had been met for funding of the class action to proceed.
Wednesday, 27 November 2013
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
New UN report shows why baby Ferouz should stay Lawyers acting for a family of Burmese asylum seekers said that a new United Nations report further reinforces the need to prevent the family returning to unhealthy conditions on Nauru.
Monday, 25 November 2013
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Court hearing tomorrow to stop newborn being sent to Nauru An urgent request to stop the transfer of a newborn baby and his family to Nauru will again be put to a Brisbane court tomorrow, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers said today.
Monday, 25 November 2013
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Melbourne community event to mark “Respectful relationships” on White Ribbon Day National social justice law firm Maurice Blackburn is proud to support White Ribbon Day and will be co-hosting a dinner with the Islamic Council of Victoria on Monday 25 November, 2013 to promote "Respectful Relationships" in the community.
Friday, 22 November 2013
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Urgent injunction sought to stop deportation of baby Leading social justice law firm Maurice Blackburn will today seek an urgent court order to stop the Federal Government from taking a newborn child and his family to Nauru.
Thursday, 21 November 2013
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Asbestos disease awareness week events Asbestos support groups, unions, lawyers and community organisations will be involved in a range of activities next week to mark National Asbestos Disease Awareness Week, 24-30 November.
Friday, 15 November 2013
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Class action myths exposed: Productivity Commission submission A competitive litigation funding market will create greater economic certainty for defendants and help boost economic productivity by promoting proper corporate disclosure, according to the head of the nation's largest Class Actions plaintiff law firm Maurice Blackburn.
Thursday, 14 November 2013
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Melbourne man compensated after balcony collapse A Melbourne man who sustained serious injuries when the balustrade of a balcony collapsed at his rental premises in Frankston South, has received a $300,000 compensation payment.
Wednesday, 6 November 2013
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Kinglake-Kilmore East bushfire trial update After patiently waiting more than four years, victims of the devastating 2009 Victorian Black Saturday bushfire through Kinglake-Kilmore East today finally got their day in court.
Thursday, 31 October 2013
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Mediation resolves “Tecoma 8” legal case with McDonalds The legal case between protesters opposed to a fast-food outlet and McDonalds Australia has been resolved following a court-ordered mediation held in Melbourne on 29 October, 2013.
Wednesday, 30 October 2013
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Leighton class action launched on behalf of more than 2000 shareholders After in-depth investigations into the trading and business activities of ASX listed construction giant Leighton Holdings Ltd, Maurice Blackburn has today filed a class action against the company in the NSW registry of the Federal Court.
Tuesday, 29 October 2013
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Joint statement of Maurice Blackburn and McDonalds Australia The parties wish to announce that agreement has been reached to settle the Supreme Court proceedings by McDonald's Australia against eight defendants as well as the people for whom they were appointed as representatives by the Court. The proceedings concerned protest activities regarding construction of a McDonald's outlet in Tecoma.