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Queensland floods class action doorstop – Day 2

05-Dec-2017 8:11 AM
Maurice Blackburn Class Action Principal Rebecca Gilsenan will be available to media for a brief doorstop media conference outside the NSW Law Courts at 9:30am this morning, ahead of day two of the South East Queensland floods class action trial.

Queensland floods class action trial begins in Supreme Court

04-Dec-2017 11:10 AM
Expert evidence that operators of the Wivenhoe and Somerset dams failed to follow their own operating manual during the 2011 floods, will be a central feature in the South East Queensland Floods class action, which goes to trial today in the New South Wales Supreme Court.

Queensland floods class action trial begins in Sydney – media conference alert – Monday 4 December, 2017

04-Dec-2017 7:30 AM
Pre-trial media conference, doorstop outside court, on the Class Action trial for 2011 South East Queensland flood victims, 10:15am today

Queensland floods class action trial begins in Sydney – this Monday 4 December, 2017

01-Dec-2017 3:31 PM
Nearly seven years since the devastating South East Queensland flooding of 2010/2011, more than 6000 people and businesses will get their day in Court this Monday 4 December, as Australia’s leading class action law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, supported by litigation funder IMF Bentham, begin a multi-part trial to hold the dam operators to account.

Uber class action media conference today, 1PM

21-Nov-2017 9:24 AM
Maurice Blackburn, under instruction from the Victorian Hire Car Association (VHCA), is investigating allegations that from 2013 until midway through 2017 when new legislation came into effect, Uber was operating unlawfully in Victoria, which caused extensive loss and damage to law-abiding taxi and hire car operators and licence holders.

Weekend warriors face renovation asbestos risk

02-Nov-2017 12:40 PM
Lawyers at Maurice Blackburn are helping to raise community awareness of the risks of asbestos exposure to Victorian home renovators as part of Asbestos Awareness Month, which runs throughout November.

Brambles a shambles on unpalatable market disclosures

18-Oct-2017 10:32 AM
Listed logistics company Brambles (ASX:BXB) which operates the CHEP brand of pallets to help move consumer goods in more than 60 countries, faces the prospect of a shareholder class action following alleged failures to disclose important company information.

Commonwealth Bank shareholder class action filed today

09-Oct-2017 10:26 AM
The shareholder class action against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) proposed in late August by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers and litigation funder IMF Bentham, will officially begin today, with a Statement of Claim (SoC) being filed in the Victorian Registry of the Federal Court of Australia.

Appeal rejected - City Pacific Mortgage victims vindicated

25-Sep-2017 5:39 PM
Almost two years after a damning judgment against former, City Pacific Ltd CEO, Phil Sullivan and his senior lieutenants who oversaw the failed Gold Coast-based, City Pacific Mortgage Fund, Mr Sullivan’s appeal against the Federal Court decision has been unanimously thrown out.

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.

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