Maurice Blackburn


Volkswagen forced to explain cheat software under oath

15-Sep-2017 11:58 AM
In what is believed to be a world-first since the global Dieselgate emissions scandal began, the Federal Court has ordered that vehicle giant Volkswagen and its subsidiaries Audi and Skoda give sworn testimony answering why dual-mode software was installed in their diesel vehicles.

Landmark trial against pokies industry set to begin

12-Sep-2017 6:00 AM
A landmark, pro-bono trial seeking to highlight the deceptive, misleading and unconscionable conduct of poker machine manufacturers and venues will begin today in the Federal Court.

Volkswagen forced to come clean on voluntary recall

07-Sep-2017 9:59 AM
Global vehicle giant Volkswagen has been ordered to publish a nation-wide notice about information concerning the class actions related to the global Dieselgate emissions scandal that is estimated to have impacted around 100,000 motorists across Australia.

CBA to face heavyweight shareholder class action battle

23-Aug-2017 11:20 AM
Australia’s leading class action law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has united with Australia’s largest litigation funder IMF Bentham to pursue the largest Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) listed company, Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), in what will be a true heavyweight legal battle.

Sirtex in sights of shareholders launching class action

31-Jul-2017 10:48 AM
Australia’s leading class action law firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers is teaming up with Australia’s largest litigation funder IMF Bentham for a potential class action on behalf of shareholders in Sirtex Medical Limited (ASX:SRX).

In-principle settlement reached in Maurice Blackburn’s shareholder class action against Slater and Gordon

11-Jul-2017 10:06 AM
A shareholder class action against Slater and Gordon (SGH) has settled in-principle, subject to final documentation, court approval and a number of other conditions, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers confirmed today.

Cosmetic surgery crackdown will improve patient safety

20-Jun-2017 12:10 PM
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has today welcomed new laws that will place tougher restrictions on the cosmetic surgery industry in Victoria.

Proposed law changes an important step in fight against elder abuse

15-Jun-2017 12:31 PM
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers says proposed national law reforms on elder abuse are a significant step forward in the protection of older people from abuse.

Woolworths to take stock of ASX disclosures as investors take aim

11-Apr-2017 10:54 AM
Investors hit by a Woolworths (ASX:WOW) share price dive of 13.7% on the back of a 2015 shock profit downgrade are preparing to launch a shareholder class action against the retail and supermarket giant alleging breaches of the Corporations Act.

Global legal powerhouses take on Toshiba in class action

03-Apr-2017 9:08 PM
A coalition of some of the world’s leading class-action lawyers has combined to bring more than AUD$650 million worth of claims against Toshiba Corp on behalf of institutional investors from across the globe.

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