The Supreme Court of Victoria has today approved the $300 million settlement of the last class action for survivors of the Black Saturday bushfires. Approval of the Murrindindi class action will provide certainty for more than 1100 claimants who were affected by the traumatic events of February 2009.
It takes the total of compensation recovered by Maurice Blackburn for Black Saturday survivors to almost $800 million.
Announcement of the Court’s approval of the $300 million class action settlement in the Murrindindi-Marysville Black Saturday bushfire. Lead plaintiff Dr Katherine Rowe and Principal lawyer Brooke Dellavedova.
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, 10/456 Lonsdale St Melbourne CBD 12pm midday local time, today, Wednesday 27 May, 2015.
Cameron Scott | Corporate Relationships Manager (Class Actions)