Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

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.
Friday, 15 August 2014
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Macquarie remediation scheme flawed Macquarie Bank customers may not be properly compensated because the bank’s scheme for investigating alleged negligent financial planning advice is flawed, according to law firm Maurice Blackburn.
Tuesday, 12 August 2014
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Big banks about to take a big hit as customers fight back big time Australia’s unfair bank fees class actions will benefit all customers who have been charged a late fee, not just those that joined the original actions.
Thursday, 24 July 2014
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Federal Government prevents doctor from examining children in detention on Christmas Island The Federal Government is preventing a specialist paediatrician from accessing the Christmas Island Detention Centre to examine children for legal purposes, after previously approving the visit, claims Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Tuesday, 15 July 2014
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Justice prevails for Kilmore East-Kinglake Black Saturday survivors After the state’s deadliest and most devastating bushfire took 119 lives and destroyed 1242 homes, after a Royal Commission and after Australia’s longest ever class action trial, the survivors of the 2009 Kilmore East-Kinglake Black Saturday bushfire have received a measure of justice today.
Monday, 14 July 2014
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Gold Coast x-ray incident raises serious questions about Qld Health checks on patient tests Confirmation today that the Gold Coast has a backlog of up to 48,000 unreported x-rays has again reinforced there are systemic issues within Queensland Health when it comes to undertaking patient tests and ensuring proper follow-up, according to Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Friday, 11 July 2014
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Medical negligence claims up in private health system National medical negligence figures released today show Australia’s private health care system should be subject to greater scrutiny over the standard of care it provides to patients, according to national medical law firm Maurice Blackburn.
Tuesday, 8 July 2014
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Stark picture painted as 2011 Queensland floods class action filed Brisbane and Ipswich would not have flooded in January 2011 if engineers operating Wivenhoe and Somerset Dams had not repeatedly failed over many weeks to ensure the proper operation of both dams, a class action filed today by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has alleged.