Wednesday, 23 December 2015
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Nation’s best class action lawyers line up Slater & Gordon After months of carefully monitoring events at ASX-listed law firm Slater & Gordon (SGH), Australia’s leading class action law firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, has today confirmed it is opening registrations to aggrieved shareholders wanting to pursue a class action.
Monday, 21 December 2015
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Maurice Blackburn secures historic settlement in class action for intellectually disabled employees A five-year struggle to improve the wages of about 10,000 workers with intellectual disabilities is set to end after an historic agreement was reached by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers on behalf of the workers, and the Federal Government.
Monday, 21 December 2015
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Federal Government vows not to cancel the visas of exploited 7-Eleven workers The Australian Government has agreed not to cancel the visas of 7-Eleven staff who breached their work conditions while being subjected by the convenience stores franchisors to shocking exploitation and underpayment.
Monday, 21 December 2015
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Christmas cash back for NSW consumers involved in the Maurice Blackburn Cash Converters class actions A multi-million dollar Christmas cash bonus has started flowing back through to nearly 36,000 New South Wales Cash Converters customers who won class actions that recently settled for $23million in order to recover exorbitant interest rates that it was alleged far exceeded the legal limits the company could charge people.
Friday, 18 December 2015
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Court rules investors in City Pacific to recover $65 million Investors in the Pacific First Mortgage Fund, as it is now known, will be encouraged after a Federal Court judgment, handed down today, found the former City Pacific Limited CEO, Phil Sullivan and former City Pacific lending manager, Steve McCormick liable for over $37.2 million in damages plus interest, which will likely take the total judgment to over $65 million.
Thursday, 17 December 2015
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Supreme Court awards $1.3 million to workplace abuse victim A Maurice Blackburn client who endured shocking workplace abuse, sexual harassment and bullying has today been awarded $1.3 million in the Victorian Supreme Court.
Thursday, 17 December 2015
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Volkswagen inflicts further disappointment on motorists Australian motorists holding dirty diesel Volkswagen, Audi and Skoda vehicles caught up in the global emissions scandal will head into the end of 2015 without any admission of liability or compensation from the manufacturer regarding the defeat device and emissions debacle.
Friday, 11 December 2015
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Porsche three-litre diesel vehicles face new class actions Three-litre V6 diesel, Porsche Cayenne, VW Touareg and Audi models are the latest vehicles to be caught up in the Dieselgate scandal, with Australia’s leading class action law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers set to launch new class actions to cover the affected three-litre diesel vehicles.
Sunday, 6 December 2015
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University refuses to continue employing academic after she exercised her rights The University of Melbourne is facing legal action over claims it refused to continue employing a respected academic after she lodged a dispute in the Fair Work Commission.
Friday, 27 November 2015
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VW Audi Skoda class actions registration extended The 90,000-plus Australian motorists caught up in the global emissions defeat devices scandal involving Volkswagen, Audi and Skoda diesel vehicles have now been given an extension to register their interest with the class actions being run by Australia’s leading class action law firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Thursday, 26 November 2015
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VW Audi Skoda class action underway in Federal Court Australia’s largest and most successful class action law firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, has welcomed two crucial developments ordered by Justice Foster in today’s first case management hearing for the Australian consumer class actions against Volkswagen, Audi and Skoda.
Friday, 20 November 2015
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James Hardie must continue to make fair contributions to Asbestos Injury Compensation Fund Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today called on James Hardie to continue to make fair contributions to future victims of asbestos-related illnesses, following reports on the eve of Asbestos Awareness Week that the company is seeking to cut contributions to the Asbestos Injury Compensation Fund (AICF).