Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

Tuesday, 6 March 2018
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Disenfranchised Retail Food Group investors to take action After watching the market capitalisation of Retail Food Group (RFG) lose well over $550 million, investors will now be able to hold the company to account for failing to disclose its unsustainable franchise model.
Tuesday, 6 March 2018
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New laws will help child abuse survivors seek justice Maurice Blackburn Lawyers says child abuse survivors will have greater access to justice after the Victorian Government today introduced new laws to overturn an unfair loophole that prevented survivors from suing some organisations for their abuse.
Tuesday, 6 March 2018
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Social media platforms must be held to account for harm caused by cyber bullying and violence New laws that would see big tech companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter liable for harm caused by cyber bullying and violence are urgently needed.
Monday, 5 March 2018
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Time to come clean VW – Australian Dieselgate trial begins The global Volkswagen emissions scandal that has hit around 100,000 affected Australian motorists will face trial today, as the Maurice Blackburn-led class action against the international and local arms of the motoring giant begins.
Monday, 26 February 2018
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Unacceptable hazing rituals have no place in Australian universities Horrific allegations of college campus hazing exposed today have again highlighted an urgent need for improved standards in governance and a change in attitudes towards dealing with harassment and inappropriate behaviour at Australian universities, according to Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Tuesday, 20 February 2018
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Development of national plan to tackle elder abuse a vital step in protecting older Australians The Federal Government’s announcement today of a national plan to tackle elder abuse has been welcomed by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers as a vital step to protect older Australians.
Thursday, 15 February 2018
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End of the road for failed City Pacific mortgage tycoons Claims by former City Pacific Ltd CEO and his senior lieutenants that they be excused from repaying tens of millions of dollars, have been put to an end.
Monday, 5 February 2018
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Calls for greater transparency on hospital complications data a welcome step for patient safety Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today welcomed calls from the Grattan Institute for greater transparency in the reporting and publication of hospital complications, saying the availability of such data would enable patients and practitioners to make more informed choices about hospital care and improve safety.
Friday, 2 February 2018
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Poker machine case decision A Federal Court judgment today on a landmark pro-bono poker machine case has found that while poker machine design features are not legally misleading and deceptive, the full impacts of such features in fuelling gambling addiction remain unclear.
Wednesday, 31 January 2018
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Decision to be handed down Friday in landmark poker machine legal case A decision will be handed down this Friday on the landmark pro-bono poker machine case being brought on behalf of former gambling addict Shonica Guy against Crown Melbourne and Aristocrat Technologies.
Tuesday, 30 January 2018
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Productivity Commission report shows serious patient safety incidents remain a concern for many states While today’s report shows that there is still work to be done to address unacceptable rates of sentinel events, the transparency of the states in reporting such events is very welcome.
Monday, 22 January 2018
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Mandatory insurance calls for ASX-listed companies Often the levels of insurance companies have is woefully inadequate, as we saw in relation to shareholders affected by the Slater and Gordon collapse.