Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

Thursday, 27 June 2013
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Home grown talent promoted to 29 new leadership positions at Maurice Blackburn National plaintiff law firm Maurice Blackburn has announced its largest ever round of promotions for 29 senior lawyers who are moving to principal, special counsel, senior associate and associate positions from 1 July, 2013.
Monday, 24 June 2013
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Qld behind other states on legionella monitoring Queensland needs more comprehensive testing and monitoring for potential legionella risks to bring the State’s hospitals in line with other states, says Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Friday, 21 June 2013
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District Court proceedings filed for family of Mitchell Sweeney Law firm Maurice Blackburn has launched legal proceedings on behalf of the family of Mitchell Sweeney, who died in 2010 whilst installing foil insulation in a home in North Queensland.
Friday, 14 June 2013
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Swinburne caught red handed over moves to cut staff conditions – college ordered to pay costs Melbourne’s Swinburne University’s attempt to slash staff working conditions by introducing a secret non-union agreement at its subsidiary, Swinburne College Pty Ltd, has failed.
Friday, 14 June 2013
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US gene patent ruling opens doors for Australian appeal A landmark judgment delivered overnight by the United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled that human genes cannot be patented. The decision has implications for the Australian case over the BRCA1 cancer gene patent being fought by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Thursday, 13 June 2013
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Victorian motorcyclists to fill gaps and reduce crash risks Allowing motorcyclists to “filter” through slow or stationary traffic reduced the crash rate of riders by up to six times according to a European motorcycle accident study (MAIDS), and Victorian riders are now also set to benefit from a pro-filtering road safety awareness push.
Wednesday, 12 June 2013
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Potential class action against Newcrest mining Law firm Maurice Blackburn is investigating a shareholder class action against Newcrest Mining Limited for potential breaches of continuous disclosure laws.
Friday, 31 May 2013
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Road safety lawyers pledge to help lower the road toll Maurice Blackburn Lawyers is on a quest to keep the road toll to zero today, Friday 31 May, as part of Fatality Free Friday.
Friday, 31 May 2013
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Telstra NBN asbestos-related issues should be registered Asbestos and dust disease experts from Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have urged people concerned about exposure to deadly asbestos particles, in light of recent reports around Telstra’s work on the National Broadband Network, to register their exposure now.
Tuesday, 28 May 2013
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Report sees regional Qld healthcare complaints jump A snapshot of Queensland healthcare complaints has found many patients still experience problems in having information properly communicated to them when a health procedure goes wrong.
Wednesday, 22 May 2013
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Cancer risk prompts Australia/NZ legal action over diabetes drug Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, in conjunction with US firm Meyers & Flowers, have lodged a claim in the US on behalf of an Australian citizen as part of a US group action against Takeda and Eli Lilly, the drug’s co-manufacturers and distributors.
Wednesday, 22 May 2013
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New laws key to reducing impacts of workplace bullying Maurice Blackburn employment lawyer Josh Bornstein talks about the proposed new laws to address workplace bullying through the Fair Work Commission.