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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.