Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

Monday, 12 October 2015
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Court clears way for Cash Converters customers’ compo More than 35,000 Cash Converters borrowers in New South Wales will share in a $23 million payout from Australia’s biggest payday lender, after the Federal Court today approved the settlement secured by class action specialists Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Thursday, 8 October 2015
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Class action now likely in wake of VW’s Australian confirmation Confirmation late today from Volkswagen that approximately 90,000 Australian vehicles will need to be recalled does not address the compensation concerns of affected car owners, meaning a consumer class action is almost certainly now the only avenue for redress.
Thursday, 8 October 2015
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
IOOF shareholder class action investigation taken to next level Australia’s leading class action law firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, has reached a critical point in its investigation into a class action against listed finance company IOOF, and is inviting institutional and retail investors to register their interest and claims as of today.
Wednesday, 7 October 2015
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Breast cancer gene patent test case win: High Court of Australia rules patent is invalid In a landmark test case, the High Court of Australia has today unanimously upheld an appeal in the breast and ovarian cancer gene patent test case of Yvonne Darcy v Myriad Genetics Inc, bringing to an end a five year fight over the validity of a patent over the isolated BRCA1 gene.
Thursday, 1 October 2015
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements - Leader
Call to improve safety for childcare workers MORE than 300 workers are seriously injured every year in childcare centres and preschools throughout Victoria.
Tuesday, 29 September 2015
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements - The Age
Anti-war protesters eye legal action over allegations they were assaulted and stripped by ADF personnel Anti-war protesters have moved to sue Australian Defence Force personnel over allegations they were assaulted, blindfolded and stripped naked while trespassing on a highly sensitive military facility off Victoria's coast.
Tuesday, 29 September 2015
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Anti-war protestors to sue Defence Force for assault Three anti-war protestors who say they were assaulted by Australian Defence Force personnel while protesting on Victoria’s Swan Island last October have today taken the first step in legal action over the alleged attack.
Tuesday, 29 September 2015
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Maurice Blackburn welcomes Vic Govt introduction of lane filtering to ease congestion and improve safety Road safety advocates Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today welcomed the Victorian Government’s announcement that it will introduce lane filtering across the State from November.
Friday, 25 September 2015
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Maurice Blackburn announces investigation into potential Australian consumer law action against Volkswagen Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today announced an investigation into a potential Australian consumer law action against Volkswagen, following allegations diesel cars overseas have been impacted by software that allowed Volkswagen to cheat emissions tests.
Thursday, 24 September 2015
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7-Eleven wage scandal highlights need for tougher laws on franchisors The systematic wage exploitation of 7-Eleven workers around Australia has highlighted the need for law reform to hold franchisors responsible for their franchisees’ mistreatment of workers, according to employment law experts Maurice Blackburn.
Monday, 21 September 2015
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements - ABC News
7-Eleven workers need visa protection for speaking out over exploitation: Maurice Blackburn Lawyers Convenience store chain 7-Eleven will get away with underpaying thousands of workers if staff are not offered visa protection for speaking out, a leading law firm has said.
Monday, 21 September 2015
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements - The Sydney Morning Herald
Malcolm Turnbull urged to intervene in 7-Eleven wage abuse scandal Class action law firm Maurice Blackburn has written to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull urging him to offer amnesty to 7-Eleven workers affected by the company's wages scandal, saying it is a national scandal that threatens to become an international scandal.