2014

Thursday, 3 April 2014
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
New Queensland asbestos management plan welcomed Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today welcomed the release of a new statewide strategic plan for managing asbestos, saying a more streamlined approach will assist people in better responding to asbestos incidents when they arise.
Wednesday, 2 April 2014
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
QBE shareholders set to seek class action compensation Shareholders have an opportunity to hold QBE Insurance Group Limited to account over its share price collapse in December last year, with Maurice Blackburn Lawyers today announcing it is investigating a shareholder class action against the insurance giant.
Monday, 31 March 2014
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Court win for young people falsely imprisoned by NSW police The State of NSW has today been denied leave to appeal in a class action on behalf of young people wrongfully arrested and detained by NSW Police.
Wednesday, 12 March 2014
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Fertility clinic launches legal action against Melbourne City Council to ensure safe access for patients and staff The Melbourne City Council is facing legal action over its failure to ensure safe access to medical services at an East Melbourne health clinic.
Tuesday, 11 March 2014
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Class action meetings this week for Murrindindi-Marysville fire victims There will be two more class action community information case update sessions this week for people who suffered losses in the 2009 Black Saturday Murrindindi-Marysville fire, at Buxton and in Melbourne.
Monday, 10 March 2014
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Part one of the $60m Trilogy trial begins today against former City Pacific Ltd directors Unit holders in the Pacific First Mortgage Fund, previously managed by the former ASX listed City Pacific Ltd, will be looking for justice through a Federal Court hearing, which begins today in Sydney, against former directors of the company.
Thursday, 27 February 2014
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Iranian refugee sues Australian Government over immigration detention assault and trauma Leading social justice law firm Maurice Blackburn has issued proceedings in the Supreme Court of Victoria against the Australian Government on behalf of an Iranian refugee who says he was assaulted and treated harshly while in immigration detention.
Thursday, 27 February 2014
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
NSW to start lane filtering on July 1: now time for other states to ‘Take a longer look’ at cutting road congestion Road safety advocates Maurice Blackburn, has welcomed the NSW Government’s plan to ease traffic congestion and legalise lane filtering by motorcyclists from 1 July 2014.
Wednesday, 26 February 2014
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Lawyers win court order to prevent disabled workers being misled about legal rights Employment law firm Maurice Blackburn has secured a Federal Court order that will protect thousands of underpaid intellectually disabled workers from being misled about their legal rights.
Friday, 21 February 2014
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
ACT Supreme Court awards $4.6m damages for jumping pillow spinal injury The ACT Supreme Court has today awarded a man $4.6 million compensation following a severe spinal injury sustained in 2009.
Friday, 21 February 2014
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
High Court action commenced to stop Australian-born baby being sent to Nauru Documents will today be filed in the High Court in the next round of a legal fight to stop the Federal Government taking an Australian-born baby and his family to Nauru.
Thursday, 20 February 2014
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -