Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

Monday, 30 November 2020
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Tougher laws on paid carers and powers of attorney needed to protect the elderly from abuse Leading law firm Maurice Blackburn is urging states and territories to consider introducing rules to ban paid carers from being used as powers of attorney, describing it as an important safeguard against elder abuse.
Monday, 30 November 2020
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Boaties, jet skiers urged not to forget lifejackets this summer Queensland boaters and jet skiers are being urged to prioritise safety including lifejackets as the State heads into another busy season for its waterways.
Monday, 30 November 2020
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Safety push for tougher jet ski insurance, licensing rules A leading public safety advocate says it should be mandatory for Victorian jet ski riders to take out third-party insurance so they can cover the medical bills of people they injure.
Monday, 30 November 2020
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Maurice Blackburn settles class action against collapsed education provider Vocation Australia’s leading law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has settled a long-running class action on behalf of shareholders against failed education and training provider Vocation Limited for $50 million.
Friday, 27 November 2020
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Asbestos warning for Victorians removing old heaters Victorians are urged to seek expert advice when removing old heaters because many were installed surrounded by asbestos which is dangerous when disturbed or damaged.
Thursday, 26 November 2020
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Maurice Blackburn continues to grow Board diversity Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has continued its efforts to ensure greater diversity amongst its Board and senior leadership with the appointment of Employment Law Principal Giri Sivaraman as the first director of Asian background to the firm’s Board.
Thursday, 19 November 2020
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Online Christmas shoppers urged to check safety of presents from overseas With just over five weeks until Christmas, consumer advocates are encouraging Australians to be vigilant about safety when shopping online, especially when buying presents from overseas.
Thursday, 12 November 2020
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Maurice Blackburn launches class action against Allianz over junk car insurance rip-off Leading law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has launched a new class action against Allianz on behalf of motorists who were sold worthless “add-on” insurance through car dealers.
Tuesday, 13 October 2020
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Abuse survivors to be guaranteed a voice under new laws Lawyers have welcomed legislative amendments announced by the Victorian Government today which will help ensure that survivors of historical sexual abuse can share their stories with the community without risking adverse court action.
Thursday, 1 October 2020
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NSW government must move quickly on silicosis reform Maurice Blackburn is urging the NSW government to act swiftly to implement reforms to improve the safety of stone workers and monitor their health.
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
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Maurice Blackburn and the SDA win job back for Metcash worker unfairly sacked over minor incident Leading law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers and the SDA have successfully won a battle to reinstate a warehouse worker who was sacked after 28 years of service over a minor workplace accident.
Monday, 14 September 2020
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Lawyers say children put at risk by Catholic bishop’s comments Lawyers have slammed comments made by Bishop Michael McCarthy leader of the Diocese of Rockhampton encouraging Catholic priests to break the law rather the seal of the confessional when child sexual abuse is reported.