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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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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: Here is a link to the Fact Sheet for the Bill: This is an omnibus bill dealing with wide ranging issues relevant to Government administration during the COVID-19 […]

State of Emergency: What is it?

The Tasmanian Government recently announced a State of Emergency under the Emergency Management Act 2006. While most people have probably heard the term State of Emergency, we thought it would be a good idea to provide a bit of legal commentary about what exactly is a State of Emergency and how it all works. Before […]

Open for Business

Despite the unprecedented times in which Australia now finds itself we are pleased to advise our valued clients that Phillips Taglieri remains open for business and accepting new clients. We will continue to make decisions about our operations based on the best available evidence and in compliance with the current State of Emergency declaration. Although […]

Workers Compensation: A Minefield?

Phillips Taglieri is often contacted by injured workers seeking help navigating the Tasmanian workers compensation system. For us, workers compensation is “bread and butter” work. In a recent case example, a large workers compensation insurer took legal action to terminate their requirement to pay a worker his entitlements under the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act […]

Welcome Back!

Phillips Taglieri would like to take the opportunity to welcome past, present and future clients to our new website. This website has been several years in the making and has seen a collaboration between staff of our firm and the Hobart based design firm, Futago. Phillips Taglieri has worked closely with Futago and has welcomed […]