Friday, 18 March 2016
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
NAB bank fees class action Maurice Blackburn has today filed an application in the Federal Court seeking approval for the settlement of the NAB bank fees class action. The case has been supported by litigation funder IMF Bentham.
Wednesday, 16 March 2016
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Worker subjected to shocking racism and bullying sues employer A car salesman, who was subjected to a protracted campaign of racist bullying and harassment while working at South Melbourne Toyota, is seeking damages and other orders in the Federal Court.
Monday, 29 February 2016
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Statement: Slater and Gordon class action investigation The below statement is attributable to the National Head of Class Actions at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, Andrew Watson:
Thursday, 25 February 2016
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Maurice Blackburn welcomes panel to investigate Bacchus Marsh hospital Maurice Blackburn has welcomed the state government’s decision to set up a panel to bolster hospital safety and in the wake of multiple perinatal deaths and injuries at Bacchus Marsh hospital.
Friday, 19 February 2016
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Federal MPs urged to support BSWAT Bill to compensate underpaid workers with intellectual disabilities Leading Employment law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers is urging Federal MPs to back proposed legislative changes that will provide back pay to workers with intellectual disabilities, some of whom were earning as little as 99 cents an hour.
Tuesday, 16 February 2016
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NSW Govt removal of time limits in abuse cases important step in providing access to justice for survivors Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today welcomed the announcement from the New South Wales Government that it will legislate to remove time limits for survivors of institutionalised abuse.
Friday, 12 February 2016
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Maurice Blackburn wins helmet camera appeal in County Court The case against a Victorian motorcyclist fined for having cameras attached to his helmet has been thrown out by a County Court judge on appeal.
Friday, 5 February 2016
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Statement in relation to salmonella-laced lettuce Maurice Blackburn has received several consumer rights inquiries in relation to the outbreak of salmonella.
Thursday, 4 February 2016
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Unfair bank fees class action faces ultimate High Court test Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, backed by litigation funder IMF Bentham, will return to the High Court today in a final bid to resolve the bank fees battle for customers, once and for all.
Wednesday, 3 February 2016
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Secrecy over 7-Eleven investigator appointment shows further lack of transparency The appointment of a mystery investigator by the 7- Eleven convenience chain is further proof immediate federal law reform is needed to protect vulnerable workers, warns the law firm representing 7-Eleven staff, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Wednesday, 3 February 2016
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Tougher Qld legionella reporting laws for health facilities a welcome step for patient safety Today’s announcement that the Queensland Government will introduce laws requiring hospitals and aged care facilities to report legionella test results have been welcomed as an important step to better protect patient safety, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers said today.
Monday, 1 February 2016
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Proposed exploited worker reforms welcome but change is needed now warns lawyers for 7-Eleven victims Moves to strengthen legal protections for Australian workers to prevent more 7-Eleven style employment scandals are a good step forward, but there must be bi-partisan support to ensure immediate help for victims of unscrupulous employers, warns leading Industrial Relations law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.