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    Jimmy-TJimmy-T
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    The ongoing saga of the open letterbox outside a strata scheme, the email war it prompted, the defamation case that followed and the award of $120, 000 in damages reached a conclusion last week when the NSW Court of Appeal completely overturned the original decision and awarded legal costs against the original plaintiff.

    The total cost to the man …
    https://www.flat-chat.com.au/defamation-appeal-400k-in-costs-as-court-flips-decision/

    #45006
    Jimmy-TJimmy-T
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    And this late addition from Tony C, in response to our Podcast speculation about an appeal: “The Court of Appeal decision is likely to be the final decision because the only appeal left is to the High Court of Australia. The High Court has to agree to hear an appeal – before it takes it. In this case, the fact that the Court of Appeal decided unanimously (3-0) means that the High Court is unlikely to agree to an appeal.”

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