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Watersun clients offered potential compensation lifeline 

Clients and sub contractors of Watersun Homes left reeling after the company’s recent collapse may have access to a rescue fund to complete or fix their incomplete projects or recover payments. Maddens Lawyers, a Victorian law firm with extensive experience negotiating insurance payouts, is pointing devastated Watersun home owners to the Domestic Building Insurance Policy…

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Scotsburn bushfire class action

The law firm that led four Black Saturday bushfire class actions has now launched a class action on behalf of victims of a Scotsburn fire that last year burnt more than 4000 hectares and 12 houses.  Maddens Lawyers Senior Partner and bushfire compensation expert Brendan Pendergast said his firm, which has successfully settled several bushfire-related…

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Changes to spinal injury compensation laws

Western Victoria’s most experienced personal injury lawyer has applauded pending new laws that will make it easier for spinal injury sufferers to claim compensation for their impairment.  The Victorian Parliament is due to enact the Wrongs Amendment Bill 2015, which will modify a range of inequities in Victoria’s personal injuries legislation. Gary Foster, an Accredited…

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Lawyer welcomes Royal Commission redress scheme proposal

Business services, business law, commercial law, contracts, leasing,

Maddens Principal calls on new PM to take the lead with recommendations Recommendations to establish a redress scheme for victims of church and institutional sex abuse have been welcomed by a South West Victorian compensation lawyer, who has today called on the nation’s new Prime Minister to take a lead on the issue. Maddens Lawyers…

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Maddens Launch Deception Bay Flood Class Action

Maddens Lawyers, Compensation, Deception Bay Flood, Class Action

21 May 2015 – Maddens Lawyers, a Victorian-based law firm that ran four successful Black Saturday bushfire class actions, today issued proceedings against civil construction firm Thies Pty Ltd in the Victorian Supreme Court in relation to the flood that swept through the Deception Bay/Redcliffs region earlier this month. Yesterday (on 20 May) the firm…

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