Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

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.
Sunday, 6 December 2015
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University refuses to continue employing academic after she exercised her rights The University of Melbourne is facing legal action over claims it refused to continue employing a respected academic after she lodged a dispute in the Fair Work Commission.
Friday, 27 November 2015
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VW Audi Skoda class actions registration extended The 90,000-plus Australian motorists caught up in the global emissions defeat devices scandal involving Volkswagen, Audi and Skoda diesel vehicles have now been given an extension to register their interest with the class actions being run by Australia’s leading class action law firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Thursday, 26 November 2015
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VW Audi Skoda class action underway in Federal Court Australia’s largest and most successful class action law firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, has welcomed two crucial developments ordered by Justice Foster in today’s first case management hearing for the Australian consumer class actions against Volkswagen, Audi and Skoda.
Friday, 20 November 2015
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James Hardie must continue to make fair contributions to Asbestos Injury Compensation Fund Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today called on James Hardie to continue to make fair contributions to future victims of asbestos-related illnesses, following reports on the eve of Asbestos Awareness Week that the company is seeking to cut contributions to the Asbestos Injury Compensation Fund (AICF).
Thursday, 19 November 2015
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Legal lifeline lowers costs in VW consumer class action Motorists that have been duped in the global Volkswagen emissions scandal will now be given a legal lifeline, offering them access to the Australia’s leading class actions experts, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, to help them hold VW to account for the international emissions rort.
Tuesday, 17 November 2015
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Federal Court grants injunction to neonatal nurse against Box Hill Hospital The Federal Court today granted an injunction to stop Eastern Health from sacking the Nurse Unit Manager of the Special Care Nursery at Box Hill Hospital.
Friday, 6 November 2015
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Maurice Blackburn welcomes Victorian Ombudsman’s investigation into handing of workers compensation claims Maurice Blackburn has welcomed a decision by the Victorian Ombudsman to launch an ‘own motion’ investigation into the management of workers compensation claims.
Thursday, 5 November 2015
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Federal Court action begins for Tasmanian Council worker dismissed after 62 years’ service National employment law firm Maurice Blackburn has lodged Federal Circuit Court proceedings against the Launceston City Council over its treatment of an employee with nearly 62 years’ service.
Monday, 2 November 2015
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VW class action statement: Maurice Blackburn Lawyers Over 7000 people have registered for our action which will be filed shortly. As Australia's number one class action law firm, our action will offer thousands of aggrieved vehicle owners the best chance of success in holding the company to account and recovering some deserved compensation for them.
Friday, 23 October 2015
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NAB remediation scheme for financial planning could deny compensation to affected customers NAB financial planning customers could miss out on compensation for negligent financial planning advice, because of flaws in the company’s remediation scheme, says national law firm Maurice Blackburn.