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.
Wednesday, 12 February 2020
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High Court rejects bid to overturn decision in favour of a toddler left with a severe disability by children’s hospital A Perth family’s long legal battle for justice for their severely injured daughter has at last reached a conclusion, with the High Court rejecting the defendant’s latest attempt to delay justice.
Tuesday, 11 February 2020
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Landmark High Court ruling confirms Aboriginal Australians are not aliens under the Constitution Aboriginal Australians are not “aliens” under the Constitution and can no longer be deported from Australia, following a landmark decision handed down in the High Court today.
Tuesday, 11 February 2020
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Aboriginal Australian man Brendan Thoms released from detention following High Court ruling Lawyers for Aboriginal Australian man Brendan Thoms have confirmed he has been released from detention this afternoon, following a landmark decision handed down by the High Court earlier today that found Aboriginal Australians are not ‘aliens’ under the Constitution and can no longer be deported from Australia.
Monday, 10 February 2020
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
High Court ruling in landmark case to test if Aboriginal Australians are ‘aliens’ under Constitution The High Court of Australia will on Tuesday 11 February hand down its ruling in a landmark case to determine whether Aboriginal Australians can be considered an ‘alien’ under the Constitution and, as a result, be deported following a serious criminal conviction.
Thursday, 6 February 2020
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Lawyers welcome tough new safety laws for Queensland’s mining sector Maurice Blackburn State Managing Principal Rod Hodgson has welcomed the introduction of industrial manslaughter laws for the mining industry introduced by the Queensland Government.
Wednesday, 5 February 2020
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Maurice Blackburn investigates class action following sharp fall in Treasury wines share price Australia’s leading class action law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers is again investigating a potential shareholder class action against listed wine giant Treasury Wine Estates (ASX: TWE) for possible breaches of market disclosure laws.
Friday, 31 January 2020
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Alarming rise in the number of sentinel events at public hospitals, Productivity Commission Report shows A report on public hospitals has identified an increase in sentinel events that cause serious harm to patients, with rates of inpatient suicides, incidents involving retained instruments or other material after surgery and medication errors leading to death continuing to put patients and their safety at risk, according to Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Thursday, 23 January 2020
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Federal Taskforce fails dying and vulnerable stonemasons Leading dust diseases law firm, Maurice Blackburn has slammed the Federal Government’s National Dust Disease Taskforce’s interim report as pathetic and weak.
Wednesday, 22 January 2020
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NAB sued over super rip off Australia’s leading class action firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, has today filed a class action on behalf of more than 330,000 MasterKey Business Super and Personal Super account holders with the National Australia Bank alleging breaches of super trustee duties, which caused substantial losses to members.
Monday, 20 January 2020
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New silicosis figures require immediate national response Leading dust diseases law firm, Maurice Blackburn is urging the federal and state governments to take immediate action after new data from Queensland has revealed nearly one in five stonemasons has silicosis.
Friday, 17 January 2020
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Help needed to safely remove asbestos from bushfire areas Leading asbestos law firm, Maurice Blackburn is urging federal, state and local governments to direct extra resources to ensure the safe removal of asbestos from bushfire damaged properties so that residents and the surrounding community are protected from exposure to the deadly fibres.