Tuesday, 24 March 2020
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Almost 70,000 Queenslanders to share in $42.5 million Cash Converters class action payout About 68,000 Queensland Cash Converters customers will soon start receiving much-needed compensation payments after the Federal Court today approved a $42.5 million settlement following a successful class action brought by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Friday, 20 March 2020
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Lawyers urge Commonwealth to ensure medical care for asylum seekers as legal challenge heads to the High Court Lawyers acting for asylum seekers and refugees have urged the Commonwealth to ensure proper medical care for refugees and asylum seekers, as a legal challenge about the issue heads to the High Court.
Friday, 20 March 2020
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Lawyers accuse Commonwealth of delaying justice for asylum seekers ahead of latest court challenge Lawyers acting for asylum seekers and refugees who were forced to take legal action to access proper medical care while in offshore detention will today continue to fight for the Commonwealth to take legal responsibility for their care.
Thursday, 12 March 2020
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Landmark win for WA abuse survivors sends strong message to institutions Lawyers for abuse survivors have welcomed today’s landmark Western Australian District Court decision which sees the first sexual abuse civil claim following the removal of time limits in the State.
Friday, 6 March 2020
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Labor move to make wage theft a crime a welcome reform which will benefit Queenslanders Lawyers have today welcomed the announcement by the Palaszczuk Labor Government that legislation will be introduced to make wage theft a crime in Queensland.
Thursday, 5 March 2020
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Maurice Blackburn challenges dodgy sports rorts grants on behalf of overlooked community sports club The prospect of a Federal Court challenge over the sports rorts affair has increased after Maurice Blackburn Lawyers sent a formal Letter of Demand to the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) on behalf of the Beechworth Lawn Tennis Club (BLTC) following more revelations about the Morrison Government scandal.
Tuesday, 3 March 2020
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Complaint by St Kevin’s counsellor allegedly pressured to cover-up grooming scandal to be heard by Federal Court The Federal Court will tomorrow (Wednesday) begin hearing the case of St Kevin’s employee, Maree Keel, who alleges she was victimised and had her role as Head of Counselling abolished after complaining about the grooming conduct of a teacher at the school and trying to mandatorily report two other matters.
Friday, 28 February 2020
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Statement from Maurice Blackburn regarding Sunwater announcement it will appeal floods class action Sunwater has today confirmed it will appeal the floods class action judgment handed down in November 2019 in favour of flood victims.
Tuesday, 25 February 2020
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Maurice Blackburn continues to be gender equality employer of choice Maurice Blackburn Lawyers’ commitment to championing gender equality has today been publicly recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, which has named the law firm an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality for the third consecutive year.
Friday, 21 February 2020
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Statement from Maurice Blackburn Lawyers regarding floods class action At a hearing today in the Supreme Court of NSW, the first defendant in the floods class action, Seqwater, confirmed that it would be appealing the judgement handed down in November 2019 in favour of flood victims.
Friday, 21 February 2020
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ALP delivers most comprehensive silicosis policy in NSW Leading dust diseases law firm, Maurice Blackburn says the NSW Opposition has delivered a most welcome and comprehensive response to the growing health crisis affecting engineered stone workers.
Wednesday, 19 February 2020
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Government response to national redress report a missed opportunity Lawyers for abuse survivors have labelled the Federal Government’s response to the Joint Select Committee report on the national redress scheme disappointing, saying it does not go far enough in improving the scheme for survivors.