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Terminating or Varying Workers Compensation

The circumstances under which an employer may terminate or vary a worker’s entitlement to workers compensation have been the subject of argument between employers, insurers, and workers since the idea of compensating workers for work related injuries caught on in the early 1900s. Subject to a few exceptions, in Tasmania, the circumstances in which an […]

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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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