Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

Friday, 3 June 2016
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La Trobe University given until Monday to withdraw suspension and allegations against Safe Schools academic Roz Ward Maurice Blackburn has written to La Trobe University Vice Chancellor John Dewar calling for Victorian Safe Schools Co-Ordinator and academic Roz Ward to be reinstated following her suspension earlier this week.
Friday, 3 June 2016
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Patient safety the winner in cosmetic surgery crackdown Maurice Blackburn Lawyers today welcomed new laws to more strictly regulate the cosmetic industry in New South Wales as a victory for patient safety.
Wednesday, 1 June 2016
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Light at the end of the tunnel with $121 million settlement Maurice Blackburn’s clients who invested in Brisbane’s Clem7 road tunnel have today secured an important conditional settlement of $121 million in a long-running class action.
Tuesday, 17 May 2016
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Lawyers and union calling for clarification on new 7-Eleven panel terms of reference Maurice Blackburn Lawyers and the SDA - the union for retail, fast-food and warehouse workers – are calling for 7-Eleven to publically release Terms of Reference for its new wages panel or face further legal action.
Friday, 13 May 2016
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Maurice Blackburn will seek injunction against Deloitte unless confidentiality of 7-Eleven staff protected – Deadline Midday Monday 16th May Maurice Blackburn Lawyers are putting accounting firm Deloittes on notice that they have until midday Monday to give assurances the confidentiality of 7-Eleven workers will be protected.
Wednesday, 11 May 2016
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7-Eleven shuts down independent wage panel for exploited workers Maurice Blackburn Lawyers will continue fighting to recover unpaid wages and other entitlements owed to exploited 7-Eleven workers after the convenience store chain announced today it was shutting down the independent panel set up to examine claims.
Monday, 9 May 2016
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Tougher cosmetic surgery guidelines a critical step forward for patient safety Maurice Blackburn Lawyers today welcomed the Medical Board of Australia’s new guidelines for cosmetic surgeons as a significant boost for patient safety.
Friday, 29 April 2016
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Volkswagen accused of treating Australia as a “backwater” Volkswagen has been slammed in the Federal Court today for its conduct in the Australian dieselgate emissions cheating class action, in which Maurice Blackburn is seeking to protect and compensate around 100,000 affected Australian motorists.
Thursday, 28 April 2016
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Cash Converters set to face additional Queensland action on loans Australia’s biggest payday lender Cash Converters is at the centre of a new Queensland class action over fresh claims it imposed charges exceeding the legal limits upon tens of thousands of financially struggling Queensland borrowers.
Tuesday, 26 April 2016
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Licence scheme needed to clean-up Queensland labour hire industry Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today called for a licensing scheme to be introduced in Queensland to clean-up the state’s labour hire industry and to further crack down on worker exploitation.
Wednesday, 20 April 2016
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A Royal Commission still needed to hold the banks and insurers to account A Royal Commission into the financial services sector remains critical to stopping the practice of banks and others putting profits before people and to bring about enduring industry reform, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers said today.
Tuesday, 19 April 2016
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Victorian Coroner criticises health carers over baby death Moreland Council maternal and child health nurses failed to appreciate the significance of unexplained bruising on twin baby girls who were being physically abused by their mother, a Victorian Coroner has found.