Legionella review highlights improved monitoring needed
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today welcomed Queensland Health’s report into the Wesley Hospital legionella outbreak, saying the review had highlighted inadequacies in current hospital practices regarding legionella detection and monitoring that could put patients at risk.
SP AusNet took legal advice that left bushfire victims in the dark
The Supreme Court has heard evidence this morning that electricity company SP AusNet obtained specific advice from Freehills as to what to tell landowners before it put up ‘dummy’ conductors for its defence of the Kinglake-Kilmore East Black Saturday class action.
Court win for wrongful imprisonment of children
NSW Police have unlawfully imprisoned a large number of young people over the past several years, the Supreme Court found today, in the class action Konneh v State of NSW, jointly run by the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) and Maurice Blackburn.