Friday, 20 December 2019
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Statement from Maurice Blackburn Lawyers on reported floods class action appeal Please attribute the following statement to Rebecca Gilsenan, Principal at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Wednesday, 18 December 2019
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Lifting of Catholic Church ‘pontifical secret’ an important step for greater transparency regarding abuse matters Lawyers for abuse survivors have today welcomed the Vatican’s decision to lift strict confidentiality provisions, known as the ‘pontifical secret’, from abuse matters, saying the decision will lead to much needed transparency from the Church for survivors.
Monday, 16 December 2019
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Scathing Joint Parliamentary Committee report confirms changes to NDIS planning processes needed urgently Lawyers have today called for an overhaul of the NDIS planning process and greater transparency on appeals following a scathing joint parliamentary committee report that makes clear urgent change is needed to improve the NDIS planning process for participants.
Friday, 13 December 2019
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NSW Coroner finds teen was misdiagnosed by GP twice before he died in 2017 of appendicitis The NSW State Coroner has found a doctor twice misdiagnosed a teenage boy’s appendicitis as a gastro virus before the 13-year-old collapsed and died.
Thursday, 12 December 2019
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Response to State Government announcement on floods class action Please attribute the following statement to Rebecca Gilsenan, Principal at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers:
Monday, 9 December 2019
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Murdoch University hounds academic who blew whistle on falling standards A landmark trial about a whistle-blower who raised concerns about the integrity of Murdoch University’s admission standards for international students will return to the Federal Court on Wednesday ahead after mediation between Associate Professor Gerd Schroeder-Turk and the University failed.
Wednesday, 4 December 2019
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Disappointing Medevac result leaves sick refugees in limbo Social Justice law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has today slammed the repeal of Medevac Bill in the Senate, saying the decision would see sick refugees left in limbo and health decisions back in the hands of bureaucrats rather than medical professionals.
Tuesday, 3 December 2019
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Ombudsman’s follow-up investigation welcomed Maurice Blackburn welcomes the release of the Victorian Ombudsman’s Follow-up investigation into the management of complex workers compensation claims by WorkSafe and the five insurance agents it outsources claims management to.
Monday, 2 December 2019
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NSW failing to take silicosis epidemic seriously Leading dust diseases law firm, Maurice Blackburn has accused the NSW government of failing the state’s stone workers by not doing enough to address the silicosis epidemic.
Friday, 29 November 2019
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Historic court victory for Queensland flood victims Victims of Queensland’s devastating 2011 floods today recorded an historic victory after a court found that negligence by the operators of the Wivenhoe and Somerset dams exacerbated the disaster.
Wednesday, 27 November 2019
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DVConnect partner with Maurice Blackburn to end Domestic & Family Violence On Monday 25 November, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women DVConnect and Maurice Blackburn Women’s Network announced their partnership to work together to end domestic, family and sexual violence against women.
Wednesday, 27 November 2019
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Bellamy’s settles shareholder class actions for $49.7 million Australia’s leading class action lawyers, Maurice Blackburn, today announced that an in-principle settlement has been reached with Bellamy’s Australia (BAL) over alleged misleading or deceptive conduct and breaches of continuous disclosure obligations in relation to its FY17 financial performance, future growth trajectory and impacts of regulatory changes in China.