Wednesday, 13 July 2016
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Industry shake-up needed to eradicate Black Lung in Queensland A damning report released today into black lung disease has highlighted the urgent need for more stringent oversight within the coal mining industry to ensure proper monitoring, testing and checks are undertaken to protect workers, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers said today.
Thursday, 7 July 2016
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Volkswagen ordered to provide more answers in Australia Volkswagen has again been subjected to Federal Court orders to produce more answers, documents and detail on the global diesel emissions scandal that has impacted around 100,000 Australian motorists involved in the Maurice Blackburn consumer class action.
Tuesday, 28 June 2016
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VW to settle in US but continue treating Australia as a backwater In the wake of reports that VW is preparing to pay more than $10billion ($USD) in compensation to US motorists affected by the dieselgate emissions scandal, Senior Associate on the Maurice Blackburn Lawyers' VW class action, Angus Francis, had this to say:
Wednesday, 22 June 2016
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Court endorses progress on thousands of bushfire claims Bushfire class action information update
Tuesday, 14 June 2016
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Register for free asbestos testing before time runs out Leading asbestos law firm, Maurice Blackburn is urging home-owners in NSW to register for free asbestos contamination testing before time runs out.
Wednesday, 8 June 2016
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Federal Court hands down huge penalties over unlawful practices and the hindrance of attempts by the union to inspect teachers’ contracts The Federal Court has ordered the Australian International Academy of Education to pay what is believed to be the largest penalties ever awarded against an Australian school.
Tuesday, 7 June 2016
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Improved regulation and better education needed around those performing cosmetic surgeries and procedures Allowing unregistered and unqualified people to perform invasive cosmetic procedures on you in an unsterile environment is not worth the risk, according to Maurice Blackburn Principal Dimitra Dubrow.
Friday, 3 June 2016
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La Trobe University given until Monday to withdraw suspension and allegations against Safe Schools academic Roz Ward Maurice Blackburn has written to La Trobe University Vice Chancellor John Dewar calling for Victorian Safe Schools Co-Ordinator and academic Roz Ward to be reinstated following her suspension earlier this week.
Friday, 3 June 2016
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Patient safety the winner in cosmetic surgery crackdown Maurice Blackburn Lawyers today welcomed new laws to more strictly regulate the cosmetic industry in New South Wales as a victory for patient safety.
Wednesday, 1 June 2016
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Light at the end of the tunnel with $121 million settlement Maurice Blackburn’s clients who invested in Brisbane’s Clem7 road tunnel have today secured an important conditional settlement of $121 million in a long-running class action.
Tuesday, 17 May 2016
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Lawyers and union calling for clarification on new 7-Eleven panel terms of reference Maurice Blackburn Lawyers and the SDA - the union for retail, fast-food and warehouse workers – are calling for 7-Eleven to publicly release Terms of Reference for its new wages panel or face further legal action.
Friday, 13 May 2016
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Maurice Blackburn will seek injunction against Deloitte unless confidentiality of 7-Eleven staff protected – Deadline Midday Monday 16th May Maurice Blackburn Lawyers are putting accounting firm Deloittes on notice that they have until midday Monday to give assurances the confidentiality of 7-Eleven workers will be protected.