Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

Thursday, 18 June 2015
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Cash Converters borrowers get early class action payday A $23 million in-principle settlement has been secured by Australia’s leading class action team at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, for around 37,500 New South Wales Cash Converters customers after they were charged up to 633 per cent interest on short-term loans.
Friday, 12 June 2015
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“It’s about the money” – spotting the signs of elder abuse Using money as a weapon to control older people is a common yet under recognised way older people suffer serious abuse.
Wednesday, 3 June 2015
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Court hearing commences over safe access to East Melbourne fertility clinic A legal bid to ensure safe access for patients and staff at an East Melbourne fertility clinic will be heard before the Supreme Court today.
Friday, 29 May 2015
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Maurice Blackburn's class actions experts lead the way Australia’s leading class actions team at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers is the only Australian law firm to make the international top 50 for class action recoveries in this year’s ISS Securities Class Action Services Top 50 Report.
Thursday, 28 May 2015
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Supreme Court finds Commonwealth was ‘high handed’ in Christmas Island class action case A Victorian Supreme Court judge has criticised the conduct of the Commonwealth in a class action on behalf of injured asylum seekers held on Christmas Island and ordered the government to pay indemnity court costs for the plaintiffs.
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
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Court approves final Black Saturday bushfire class action The Supreme Court of Victoria has today approved the $300 million settlement of the last class action for survivors of the Black Saturday bushfires. Approval of the Murrindindi class action will provide certainty for more than 1100 claimants who were affected by the traumatic events of February 2009.
Friday, 22 May 2015
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James Hardie increases profits but pays less to Asbestos Victims Fund A big jump in profit results for building company James Hardie is yet further confirmation that the company is able to top up the compensation fund for victims of its asbestos products.
Monday, 18 May 2015
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Discrimination claim lodged for SBS journalist Scott McIntyre SBS journalist Scott McIntyre who lost his job as a sports journalist after expressing controversial views about Anzac Day on Twitter.
Friday, 8 May 2015
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Canberra’s legal community rugs up for Winter Blanket run with motorcyclists and Salvos Over 500 motorcyclists will gather in Canberra tomorrow for the annual May Blanket Run.
Thursday, 7 May 2015
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Court approves $25 million settlement plan for soy milk victims The Victorian Supreme Court has today approved the $25 million settlement secured for consumers that became ill after drinking Bonsoy soy milk.
Thursday, 7 May 2015
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Statement regarding Josh Bornstein’s Twitter account It has come to our attention that a fake Twitter account has been set up under the name of Josh Bornstein. Mr Bornstein is a victim of identity theft. The racist messages issued by the fake account are abhorrent and completely contrary to the views and values of Mr Bornstein and the firm.
Wednesday, 6 May 2015
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Legal fees in the BSWAT class action Maurice Blackburn is acting pro bono in the BSWAT Class Action, and has a direct arrangement in place with Tyson Duval-Comrie, the lead applicant in this case. We will not charge any other worker with an intellectual disability who is part of the class action any legal fees for our work.