Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

Wednesday, 17 September 2014
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Maurice Blackburn files leave to appeal to High Court in breast cancer gene patent case Social justice law firm Maurice Blackburn has filed an application for leave to appeal to the High Court of Australia in the breast and ovarian cancer gene patent case of D’Arcy v Myriad Genetics Inc [2013] FCA 65.
Sunday, 14 September 2014
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Community probes possible Hazelwood mine fire action at meeting Latrobe Valley residents impacted by the February fires emanating from the Hazelwood open cut coal mine will gather today in Morwell, with the possibility of a class action against the mine operator GDF Suez high on the agenda.
Monday, 8 September 2014
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Latest Rockhampton Hospital reports raise further questions about quality of care and patient safety More reports today about Rockhampton Hospital have again highlighted an urgent need to ensure recommendations made to improve patient safety are listened to and implemented, according to Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Friday, 5 September 2014
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Breast cancer gene patents: the fight continues Social justice law firm Maurice Blackburn will consider an appeal to the High Court of Australia following a judgment today of the Full Federal Court upholding the validity of a gene patent that is associated with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
Wednesday, 3 September 2014
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Delay in compulsory super puts workers funds at risk of poor investments The freeze on superannuation guarantee contributions could put Australian workers’ money at greater risk of dodgy investments, according to leading superannuation law firm Maurice Blackburn.
Wednesday, 3 September 2014
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Law firm writes open letter to Senators on class action for disabled workers Law firm writes open letter to Senators on class action for disabled workers
Monday, 1 September 2014
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Home insulation scheme Royal Commission report: time to compensate families for government failings The Australian Government is ultimately liable for the deaths of four young workers who died installing insulation and should compensate relatives of those who died, says law firm Maurice Blackburn.
Friday, 29 August 2014
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ACT lane filtering trial makes common sense for all road users Road users in Canberra will benefit from an ACT Government plan to trial lane filtering by motorcyclists, according to road safety law firm Maurice Blackburn.
Thursday, 28 August 2014
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Lawyers for disabled workers welcome Labor’s move to block unfair payment scheme Employment law firm Maurice Blackburn has welcomed Labor’s announcement that it will oppose a Federal Government proposal to force disabled workers to waive their right to legal action in return for payment.
Tuesday, 26 August 2014
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Class action against Commonwealth and Scott Morrison over injured asylum seekers on Christmas Island Law firm Maurice Blackburn has today filed class action proceedings in the Supreme Court of Victoria on behalf of injured asylum seekers who have been held in detention on Christmas Island over the past three years.
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
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Federal Government should release all children from detention Social justice law firm Maurice Blackburn says the Federal Government’s decision announced today to release children from immigration detention needs to be expanded to include all babies and children in detention – not just based on when they arrived in Australia.
Monday, 18 August 2014
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National project to tell stories of hope about living with brain injury People with brain injuries and their carers and friends are being invited to take part in a national project that tells their stories of hope and achievements in dealing with their life- changing disability.