Maurice Blackburn


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.

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.

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