Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

Wednesday, 29 March 2017
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Radio Rentals’ Rent, Try, $1 Buy; a thorn in side of clients A nation-wide class action for consumers stung by the unfair and unconscionable practices of Radio Rentals has been launched. Read the full media statement here.
Monday, 27 March 2017
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Maurice Blackburn welcomes new head of social justice Leading law firm Maurice Blackburn has welcomed Jennifer Kanis as the new head of its renowned social justice practice.
Thursday, 23 March 2017
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Efforts to broaden black lung inquiry to investigate dust exposure risks for workers welcome Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today welcomed efforts to broaden a Parliamentary inquiry into black lung to look at the full extent of dust exposure risks for workers.
Wednesday, 22 March 2017
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Silver Jubilee brings class actions leaders to Melbourne Some of the world’s most eminent academic and legal experts gather today in Melbourne at the 2017 Corporate Conduct and Class Actions Symposium.
Tuesday, 21 March 2017
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Statement from Maurice Blackburn Lawyers with respect to today’s Northern Territory youth detention judgement We are greatly encouraged that the Northern Territory Supreme Court has today found that some of the treatment of four young people while in custody at the Don Dale Detention Centre was unreasonable.
Monday, 20 March 2017
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Anglican Church must be stripped of tax deductibility status in light of shocking abuse Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have called for the Anglican Church to be stripped of its charity tax deductibility status if it continues to fail to deal with abuse within the Church’s affiliated organisations, after more than 1000 complaints of alleged child sexual abuse were today disclosed by the Royal Commission.
Friday, 17 March 2017
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Audi factories raided in bid to uncover truth on Dieselgate One week after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission took Federal Court action against Audi for its role in the Volkswagen global emissions cheat device scandal, German authorities have reportedly raided Audi’s German headquarters in connection with the emissions scandal.
Friday, 17 March 2017
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Russia must act to ensure fair access to justice for families who lost relatives on Flydubai Flight 981 An Australian lawyer acting for families who lost loved ones on Flydubai flight 981 is calling on the Russian Government to urgently end legal uncertainty and act on a key convention ahead of the first anniversary of the air crash this weekend.
Thursday, 16 March 2017
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Broader QLD Black Lung inquiry needed to explore dust disease risks for workers Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today urged a broadening of the Parliamentary inquiry into black lung to ensure that risks for workers relating to all dust diseases are properly considered, including silicosis exposure.
Wednesday, 8 March 2017
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Competition regulator puts Audi in emissions scandal case In a huge blow to Volkswagen’s Australian defence of its global emissions scandal, the ACCC announced today it is also targeting Audi, in line with the Maurice Blackburn Dieselgate class action.
Tuesday, 7 March 2017
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Maurice Blackburn files Bellamy’s shareholder class action The Maurice Blackburn-led shareholder class action against embattled infant formula company Bellamy’s has been filed in the Federal Court in Victoria today on behalf of all aggrieved shareholders.
Tuesday, 28 February 2017
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Latest CommInsure report shows CBA still yet to learn from past mistakes The release today of the latest CommInsure claims handling report shows CBA still has much to learn from its history of poor claims handling and treatment of members, according to Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.