Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

Wednesday, 29 April 2020
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Top five tips when it comes to ‘the bank of mum and dad’ Parents who provide money to help their children through the economic downturn are being advised to carefully document any transactions to avoid family disputes down the track.
Wednesday, 29 April 2020
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Financial penalties needed for institutions that fail to sign up to redress Lawyers for abuse survivors are calling for government to impose strict financial penalties on institutions with that fail to sign up to the National Redress Scheme.
Monday, 27 April 2020
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Compensation sought after Optus publish personal details of 50,000 customers in massive privacy breach Australia’s leading class action firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, have made a ground-breaking class action complaint against Optus for disclosing the personal details of 50,000 customers.
Thursday, 23 April 2020
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Virtual witnessing of Wills to benefit Queenslanders Leading law firm Maurice Blackburn has welcomed the Queensland Government’s move to allow video conferencing technology for the signing and witnessing of Wills and other important legal documents.
Wednesday, 22 April 2020
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Report shows financial planning industry has work to do on life insurance, group insurance remains strong Insurance lawyers have welcomed an ASIC and APRA report into life insurance and claims handling, saying it reinforced the value of group insurance through super.
Tuesday, 21 April 2020
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Expert tips for witnessing Wills while social distancing The coronavirus crisis has led to an increase in the number of people making Wills, but strict signing requirements combined with social distancing rules mean Australians need to find new ways to get their Wills witnessed.
Tuesday, 24 March 2020
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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 compensation payments after the Federal Court approved a $42.5 million settlement.
Friday, 20 March 2020
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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
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Lawyers accuse Commonwealth of delaying justice for asylum seekers ahead of latest court challenge Maurice Blackburn says the Commonwealth’s actions in the courts are preventing people who were detained on Manus Island and Nauru from timely access to justice.
Thursday, 12 March 2020
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Landmark win for WA abuse survivors sends strong message to institutions Lawyers have welcomed a landmark WA decision which sees the first sexual abuse civil claim following the removal of state-based time limits.
Friday, 6 March 2020
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Labor move to make wage theft a crime a welcome reform which will benefit Queenslanders Lawyers have 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
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Maurice Blackburn challenges dodgy sports rorts grants on behalf of overlooked community sports club Maurice Blackburn challenges dodgy sports rorts grants on behalf of overlooked community sports club.