Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

Monday, 11 April 2016
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Joint Statement by SBS and Scott McIntyre SBS and Mr McIntyre have now resolved their dispute over the termination of his employment on 26 April 2015.
Friday, 8 April 2016
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Expanded claims now open in Slater & Gordon class action Australia’s leading class action law firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, has expanded the claim period for aggrieved shareholders looking to recover their investment losses in the proposed shareholder action against Slater and Gordon (SGH).
Friday, 8 April 2016
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Financial Services Royal Commission is a critical step in ending the practice of profits before people Federal Labor’s announcement today to hold a Royal Commission into the entire financial services sector if elected is a long overdue and welcome measure that must have bi-partisan support, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers said today.
Thursday, 31 March 2016
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Australian hip implant class action settles for $250 million After more than five years of a contested case – including a 17-week trial last year – clients affected by the DePuy ASR hip implants have secured a $250 million class action settlement (subject to Court approval).
Wednesday, 30 March 2016
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Protecting work rights of temporary and migrant workers must be a federal election priority Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today called for all sides of politics to prioritise strengthening the workplace rights of temporary and migrant workers in the coming federal election campaign, in light of findings from a recent Senate Committee report that looked at the exploitation of temporary work visa holders.
Friday, 18 March 2016
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NAB bank fees class action Maurice Blackburn has today filed an application in the Federal Court seeking approval for the settlement of the NAB bank fees class action. The case has been supported by litigation funder IMF Bentham.
Wednesday, 16 March 2016
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Worker subjected to shocking racism and bullying sues employer A car salesman, who was subjected to a protracted campaign of racist bullying and harassment while working at South Melbourne Toyota, is seeking damages and other orders in the Federal Court.
Monday, 29 February 2016
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Statement: Slater and Gordon class action investigation The below statement is attributable to the National Head of Class Actions at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, Andrew Watson:
Thursday, 25 February 2016
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Maurice Blackburn welcomes panel to investigate Bacchus Marsh hospital Maurice Blackburn has welcomed the state government’s decision to set up a panel to bolster hospital safety and in the wake of multiple perinatal deaths and injuries at Bacchus Marsh hospital.
Friday, 19 February 2016
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Federal MPs urged to support BSWAT Bill to compensate underpaid workers with intellectual disabilities Leading Employment law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers is urging Federal MPs to back proposed legislative changes that will provide back pay to workers with intellectual disabilities, some of whom were earning as little as 99 cents an hour.
Tuesday, 16 February 2016
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NSW Govt removal of time limits in abuse cases important step in providing access to justice for survivors Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today welcomed the announcement from the New South Wales Government that it will legislate to remove time limits for survivors of institutionalised abuse.
Friday, 12 February 2016
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Maurice Blackburn wins helmet camera appeal in County Court The case against a Victorian motorcyclist fined for having cameras attached to his helmet has been thrown out by a County Court judge on appeal.