2013

Tuesday, 24 September 2013
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Grand Western Lodge Class Action against the State of NSW and Adrian Powell Maurice Blackburn has filed a class action on behalf of more than 40 adults with intellectual and psychosocial disability who were residents of "licenced premises for handicapped people" in Millthorpe, NSW between 2000 and 2011. The action, lodged in the Federal Court of Australia, claims compensation for suffering, false imprisonment and financial losses.
Monday, 23 September 2013
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Abalone industry class action Trial to proceed against State of Victoria A Supreme Court of Victoria Trial against the State of Victoria will start on Monday 23 September 2013 over alleged government failure to control a virus which decimated the state's wild abalone fishing industry.
Thursday, 19 September 2013
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Air Cargo cartel class action set down for six month Trial Twelve international airlines will stand Trial in the Federal Court in October next year over their alleged collusion on airfreight surcharges.
Friday, 6 September 2013
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Geelong gives for diamonds in the rough The second annual Diamond in the Rough event held by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers Geelong was a full house last night, as 80 people filled Geelong's Empire Grill to donate to the Southern Connect Women's Services, assisting women in need throughout the region.
Monday, 2 September 2013
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Report shows serious outcomes from poor hospital follow-up care A Queensland report outlining complaints of patients deteriorating in hospital has shed a light on the common problems many patients and families face from insufficient monitoring and follow-up care during their hospital stay.
Tuesday, 27 August 2013
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
The Tecoma 8 protest ban - legal update Maurice Blackburn acts pro-bono for a number of people who have protested against the construction of a 24-hour McDonalds fast food outlet in Tecoma in outer Melbourne.
Monday, 26 August 2013
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Muckaty station legal challenge set down for Trial amid concerns about health of key witnesses The Federal Court has today made orders for a Trial to start in June 2014 over a proposed nuclear waste dump at Muckaty Station in the Northern Territory.
Wednesday, 21 August 2013
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
New legislation to strengthen patient safety welcome The passing of new legislation to strengthen Queensland's health complaints process for patients has been welcomed by medical law experts Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Wednesday, 14 August 2013
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
CSIRO bullying report identifies more than “pockets of concern” Leading employment law firm Maurice Blackburn says a "blame the victim" approach to workplace bullying at CSIRO has to end if the organisation wants to fix the way it manages allegations of bullying, harassment and unreasonable behaviour.
Friday, 9 August 2013
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Virgin Australia faces fine for workplace breach and treatment of PR execs The Federal Circuit Court in Brisbane has decided that Virgin Australia breached two executives' employment contracts, and breached the Fair Work Act.
Thursday, 8 August 2013
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Allco subject to shareholder class action claim filed today Maurice Blackburn Lawyers will commence a shareholder class action against Allco Finance Group Ltd today in Sydney's Federal Court.
Friday, 2 August 2013
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Protesters continue to fight McDonalds wide ranging Supreme Court injunction The legal action and tactics being used by McDonalds Australia to stop protesters in Tecoma Victoria are an affront to civil liberties, says national social justice law firm Maurice Blackburn.