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General damages on the rise?

General damages for pain, suffering, and loss of amenity of life are the backbone of any claim for personal injuries. Such damages do not compensate for economic loss but rather, along with aggravated damages, compensate a plaintiff for intangible losses.   In Mercer v Allianz (No. 2) [2013] TASSC 35 (a case in which this […]

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Solicitor v Conveyancer: What’s the difference?

Do you know that Phillips Taglieri can provide competitively priced conveyancing services? Phillips Taglieri prides itself on being one of Tasmania’s leading litigation law firms, but we also provide conveyancing and related services to our clients. Some people believe that they will get better value for money from a licenced conveyancer rather than a solicitor. […]

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Tasmania’s New COVID-19 Legislation

The Tasmanian Government has recently introduced the first piece of legislation into Parliament dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is a link to the Bill: http://www.parliament.tas.gov.au/bills/pdf/14_of_2020.pdf Here is a link to the Fact Sheet for the Bill: http://www.parliament.tas.gov.au/bills/Bills2020/pdf/notes/14_of_2020-Fact%20Sheet.pdf This is an omnibus bill dealing with wide ranging issues relevant to Government administration during the COVID-19 […]

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