Maurice Blackburn Lawyers Newsletters


Thursday, 22 November 2012
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Maurice Blackburn - Workers will benefit with more streamlined anti-discrimination laws Maurice Blackburn - Workers will benefit with more streamlined anti-discrimination laws
Thursday, 22 November 2012
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Maurice Blackburn - Our Theodora Ahilas: Winner of the 2012 Justice Medal Maurice Blackburn - Our Theodora Ahilas: Winner of the 2012 Justice Medal
Wednesday, 10 October 2012
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Is Caretrack a road map to better patient safety? The CareTrack study and associated articles published the Medical Journal of Australia in July has aroused a great deal of debate about the standard of care received by patients. In some quarters it has also attracted criticism for being methodologically flawed.
Monday, 1 October 2012
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Spring 2012 This quarterly newsletter is intended to keep you up-to-date with some of the recent cases and legal developments, as well as promote discussion around recent issues of relevance to your field.
Monday, 1 October 2012
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Inquest into Sydney drug detox clinic deaths NSW State Coroner Magistrate Mary Jerram held a five day inquest into the Grace Yates, Michael Poole and James Unicomb in late August, 2012.
Monday, 1 October 2012
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Does a doctor’s duty of care extend to disclosing errors? There is a clear and now well known legal duty to advise patients of all material risks associated with proposed treatment and to obtain informed consent. But is there equally a legal duty to disclose error or injury which has occurred in the course of treatment? One Australian case has directly dealt with this issue
Thursday, 20 September 2012
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Recent supreme court case - cerebral palsy claim: Darcy Hanssen Cases involving injured children as a result of birth trauma are some of the most challenging and complex cases we deal with in the Medical Negligence Department.
Monday, 17 September 2012
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Open disclosure review Open disclosure in the Australian health care system is a work in progress – and one very worthwhile progressing. It involves discussing with patients and their families adverse events or incidents that result in harm to a patient while receiving health care.
Wednesday, 22 August 2012
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Limitation periods for the recovery of penalties State limitation and Federal legislation both have a role to play in the enforcement of workers’ entitlements and penalties when it comes to bargaining.
Wednesday, 22 August 2012
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Sick staff bullied Maurice Blackburn principle Givi Sivaraman said employees with long-term illnesses were often subjected to bullying and even fired.
Wednesday, 22 August 2012
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Court fines Qantas fined for breaking workplace laws The Federal Magistrates Court has fined Qantas and one of its managers a total of $15,400 for unlawfully coercing an engineer who complained about staff conditions.
Wednesday, 22 August 2012
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Herculean response to asbestos management urged Plans to make Australia asbestos-free and reduce the burden of asbestos related disease will require a Herculean effort from all levels of government and the private sector, according to Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, which represents asbestos victims.