Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

Sunday, 31 March 2013
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Efforts to improve safety a win for Qld patients Moves to strengthen State legislation for a more timely and effective response to health complaints and malpractice are a win for Queensland patients, say Maurice Blackburn lawyers.
Wednesday, 27 March 2013
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Motorcycle rider survives TAC appeal on trailer smash A man who was knocked from his motorcycle by a wayward trailer whilst riding along the Great Alpine Road has survived a TAC appeal against a Supreme Court finding that the vehicle with the trailer was at fault in the crash.
Friday, 22 March 2013
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Asbestos action must be a priority for Qld A Queensland Ombudsman report highlighting the need for a lead State agency and a more efficient and coordinated response to asbestos incidents in Queensland has been welcomed by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Wednesday, 20 March 2013
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New legislation a key step in fight against asbestos The introduction of legislation today to help establish an Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency is a welcome step forward in the national fight against asbestos-related disease, according to Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Monday, 4 March 2013
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Breast cancer gene patent case: Appeal will go ahead Today Maurice Blackburn has lodged an appeal in the Federal Court against the decision of Justice Nicholas made on 15 February, 2013 about the patenting of human genetic material.
Thursday, 28 February 2013
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Police punch caught on CCTV costs $129,000 Police CCTV footage showing a police officer punching Yarra Valley man Tim Vivoda in the head has led to a $129,000 payout to Mr Vivoda, with judgement handed down today in the Melbourne County Court.
Tuesday, 26 February 2013
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Maurice Blackburn appoints more senior medical lawyers One of Australia’s top medical law firms, Maurice Blackburn, has hired two new senior lawyers in NSW and Qld.
Tuesday, 26 February 2013
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Record damages awarded in NSW asbestos case recognises caring role of grandfather The NSW Dust Diseases Tribunal has today awarded record damages of $1.3m, recognising the caring responsibilities of a 68-year-old man with mesothelioma.
Friday, 22 February 2013
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Bushfires class action trial to stream live for victims Victims of the 2009 Black Saturday Kinglake-Kilmore East bushfire have had a pre-trial victory, with the Supreme Court granting them access to live streaming vision of the trial, which begins on Monday 4 March.
Tuesday, 19 February 2013
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TAC needs to take a longer look at its advertisements The Transport Accident Commission (TAC) is under fire from rider groups and road safety activists at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, after re-running a controversial advertisement aimed at motorcyclists that was widely panned first back in 2009.
Friday, 15 February 2013
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Breast cancer gene patent test case: response to Federal Court ruling The Federal Court of Australia in Sydney, has today handed down its decision in the landmark case to determine the legal validity of Australian patent 686004 which covers mutations associated with breast and ovarian cancer.
Thursday, 14 February 2013
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VCAT rules to block pokies barn in EPIC Castlemaine battle A pokies invasion on the Victorian town of Castlemaine has been stopped, after the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal today ended the long battle by finding in favour of the community group Enough Pokies in Castlemaine (EPIC).