Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

Thursday, 21 January 2016
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Extreme example of workplace sexual harassment at Melbourne law firm set to go to the Australian Human Rights Commission Predatory is how Maurice Blackburn’s employment law expert has described the sexual harassment of a Melbourne law firm employee whose boss sent her photos of his erect penis among a continuous stream of unwelcome and sexually explicit text messages.
Thursday, 14 January 2016
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Exploding hoverboards could spark a legal nightmare for manufacturers The must have Christmas gift of 2015 – the hoverboard – could turn into a legal nightmare for the toys’ manufacturers, warns leading personal injury law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Thursday, 14 January 2016
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Witnesses urged to come forward with information about conditions and treatment of Christmas Island detainees − without risking criminal sanctions Anyone with information about the conditions and treatment of detainees on Christmas Island is being urged by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers to come forward, to assist with a class action the firm is running on behalf of asylum seekers.
Monday, 4 January 2016
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Surf Coast home owners urged to beware of asbestos as they return to their properties after Christmas Day bushfires As residents affected by the Great Ocean Road bushfires return to their homes this week to assess the damage, property owners are encouraged to remain vigilant about the dangers asbestos poses.
Wednesday, 23 December 2015
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Nation’s best class action lawyers line up Slater & Gordon After months of carefully monitoring events at ASX-listed law firm Slater & Gordon (SGH), Australia’s leading class action law firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, has confirmed it is opening registrations to aggrieved shareholders wanting to pursue a class action.
Monday, 21 December 2015
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Christmas cash back for NSW consumers involved in the Maurice Blackburn Cash Converters class actions A multi-million dollar Christmas cash bonus is flowing back through to nearly 36,000 New South Wales Cash Converters customers who won class actions.
Monday, 21 December 2015
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Federal Government vows not to cancel the visas of exploited 7-Eleven workers The Australian Government has agreed not to cancel the visas of 7-Eleven staff who breached their work conditions while being subjected by the convenience stores franchisors to shocking exploitation and underpayment.
Monday, 21 December 2015
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Maurice Blackburn secures historic settlement in class action for intellectually disabled employees A five-year struggle to improve the wages of about 10,000 workers with intellectual disabilities is set to end after an historic agreement was reached by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers on behalf of the workers, and the Federal Government.
Friday, 18 December 2015
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Court rules investors in City Pacific to recover $65 million Investors in the Pacific First Mortgage Fund, as it is now known, will be encouraged after a Federal Court judgment handed down today.
Thursday, 17 December 2015
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Supreme Court awards $1.3 million to workplace abuse victim A Maurice Blackburn client who endured shocking workplace abuse, sexual harassment and bullying has today been awarded $1.3 million in the Victorian Supreme Court.
Thursday, 17 December 2015
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Volkswagen inflicts further disappointment on motorists Australian motorists holding dirty diesel Volkswagen, Audi and Skoda vehicles caught up in the global emissions scandal will head into the end of 2015 without any admission of liability or compensation from the manufacturer regarding the defeat device and emissions debacle.
Friday, 11 December 2015
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Porsche three-litre diesel vehicles face new class actions Three-litre V6 diesel, Porsche Cayenne, VW Touareg and Audi models are the latest vehicles to be caught up in the Dieselgate scandal, with Australia’s leading class action law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers set to launch new class actions to cover the affected three-litre diesel vehicles.