Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

Monday, 5 December 2016
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Impacts of unpaid super entitlements significant for consumers seeking insurance access Revelations that almost one third of Australian workers are not being paid proper superannuation entitlements raises serious questions about the impacts of unpaid contributions on people’s ability to access insurance benefits through their superannuation, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers said today.
Thursday, 1 December 2016
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Vic review to strengthen pokies protections welcome Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has welcomed the Victorian Government’s announcement to review protection measures for the state’s poker machines to help reduce the devastating impact of problem gambling.
Friday, 25 November 2016
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Victorian Government declares Christmas Day a public holiday Maurice Blackburn has commended the Victorian government’s decision to make Christmas Day a public holiday.
Tuesday, 22 November 2016
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Vic law changes set to ensure a fairer approach from institutions for survivors of child abuse Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has welcomed new laws to ensure institutions take greater responsibility in preventing and responding to future abuse claims, by forcing institutions responsible to prove they took steps to protect children under their care.
Monday, 14 November 2016
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Bushfire compensation to start flowing – but tax grab leaves sour taste in mouth Money from the record-setting Maurice Blackburn Black Saturday bushfire class actions will start going to survivors before the year’s end, the Supreme Court has heard today.
Wednesday, 9 November 2016
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Queensland class action regime an important step in providing access to justice Australia’s leading class actions law firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, has today welcomed this week’s introduction of a class action regime in Queensland.
Friday, 4 November 2016
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Federal redress scheme critical in providing access to justice for abuse survivors The announcement this afternoon of a federal redress scheme for survivors of institutionalised sexual abuse is a critical step forward in providing access to justice, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers said today.
Thursday, 3 November 2016
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Insurance Super Working Group welcome in driving better standards for consumers The announcement of an Insurance in Superannuation Industry Working Group to drive improvement and better standards in the insurance and superannuation industries has been welcomed by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Friday, 28 October 2016
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IOOF case against Maurice Blackburn dismissed A Supreme Court action brought by listed financial advice company IOOF against Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has been resolved with both parties agreeing to walk away without costs.
Friday, 28 October 2016
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Licensing scheme likely to help stop worker exploitation Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has welcomed a decision by the Victorian Government to introduce a licensing scheme to better regulate the scandal-plagued labour hire industry.
Wednesday, 26 October 2016
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Key class action development to drive down costs The Federal Court has today handed down one of the most significant decisions in recent class action history, approving ‘common fund’ orders which are expected to increase access to justice and decrease costs for claimants.
Wednesday, 26 October 2016
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Landmark lawsuit filed against pokies industry in Federal Court A landmark pro-bono legal action that is set to highlight the deceptive and misleading behaviour of electronic gaming machine manufacturers, designers and venues has today been filed in the Federal Court by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.