Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

Tuesday, 7 August 2012
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Murrindindi bushfire class action launched today New evidence revealed in a Coronial brief will form the basis of a major class action launched in the Supreme Court today by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, in relation to the 2009 Black Saturday Murrindindi bushfire that destroyed much of Marysville.
Wednesday, 1 August 2012
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$43.5m in-principle settlement in Nufarm shareholder class action Class action law firms Maurice Blackburn and Slater & Gordon today confirmed that an in-principle agreement has been reached by the parties involved in the shareholder class action against agricultural company Nufarm.
Thursday, 5 July 2012
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Maurice Blackburn to start class action on equine flu outbreak National class actions law firm Maurice Blackburn is launching a class action against the Commonwealth over the equine influenza (EI) outbreak in 2007 which devastated the racing and other horse-related industries.
Tuesday, 19 June 2012
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Record $200m Centro class action settlement approved Maurice Blackburn Lawyers secured a major victory for Centro shareholders today, with the $200 million settlement being formally approved in the Federal Court.
Thursday, 14 June 2012
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Residents and businesses critical to success of floods legal action IMF Australia, the litigation funder behind a proposed class action to be run by Maurice Blackburn against the State of Queensland on behalf of thousands of victims of the 2011 floods, will convene with Maurice Blackburn a series of public meetings across flood-affected areas of Brisbane in the coming weeks.
Thursday, 31 May 2012
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IMF and Maurice Blackburn launch $150m class action on behalf of unitholders in Rivercity Motorway Group Litigation funder Bentham IMF (formerly IMF Australia) and Maurice Blackburn Lawyers today launched a claim for damages on behalf of hundreds of investors in the ill-fated Clem Jones (Clem 7) tunnel, built by RiverCity Motorway Group.
Friday, 11 May 2012
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High Court victory in bank fees class action The High Court of Australia today agreed to expedite an appeal by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers regarding a Federal Court ruling against group members made in December, in respect of some of the fees ANZ Bank would have to defend in the nationwide class action series against bank exception fees.
Wednesday, 9 May 2012
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Record-breaking $200m Centro class action win In the largest court case in Australia this year, Maurice Blackburn and IMF (Australia) have secured a major victory for Centro shareholders with an in-principle agreement to deliver a $200 million payout to end the long-running case.
Friday, 27 April 2012
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Trilogy retains Maurice Blackburn to start $60m Federal Court action against former City Pacific directors Class action law firm Maurice Blackburn has today filed a claim in the Federal Court
Friday, 20 April 2012
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Faulty hips class actions combined Maurice Blackburn class action against DePuy and Johnson & Johnson combines with Shine Lawyers. The joint class action represents more than 1000 people who received defective hip implants.
Wednesday, 18 April 2012
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Bankwest customers take class action on unfair fees Western Australians have joined the country’s biggest series of class actions to fight against unfair bank fees, with Maurice Blackburn Lawyers today filing a further claim in the Federal Court against Bankwest on behalf of more than 6,500 customers.
Friday, 16 March 2012
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Flood Commission findings boost class action prospects Maurice Blackburn, lawyers for the victims of the 2011 flood downstream of Wivenhoe Dam, have welcomed the findings of the Commission of Inquiry, released today.