Maurice and Blackburn - Bush Class Action
Lawyers in Victoria, lead a class action arising out of the 2009
Black Saturday bushfires. The class action from that bushfire proceeded to trial, Matthews v SPI Electricity Pty Ltd & Ors, and ran for 16 months with over 100 witnesses. HRL was engaged by Maurice Blackburn as an expert witness to conduct a number of additional controlled laboratory tests and presented these to the court as evidence in this case, supporting the case that the fire commenced due to a conductor failure at East Kilmore.
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