The Story about this Public Liability Claim

Leon and his wife came to us after they were both injured at a public event they attended one evening in Melbourne. At this event, many businesses had set up stands and areas to sell their food, drinks, and entertainment to the public.

Leon and his wife had purchased a drink from one of these vendors when they were invited by an event marketing staff member to sit on a seat, with a branded background, and take a photo for social media purposes.

They agreed and were assured the seat was safe. When they sat down, however, the seat swung forwards, causing them both to fall back and become wedged between the stand and another structure. Staff members then wrenched them out forcefully by their arms.

Initially, Leon’s main priority was his wife, who immediately went to first aid. Over time, however, it became clear that both Leon and his wife had serious and permanent injuries and disabilities. Many surgeries have been and are still needed.

Our investigations revealed that the seat was actually a swing and had not been built in accordance with the plans. No engineering signoffs were obtained, and necessary permits had not been issued.

We were pleased to have been able to obtain compensation for both Leon and his wife who had this to share about their experience:

Actual Client Testimonial.

First of all I’d like to thank Ryan ,Henry and the team Henry Carus and associates! You have on honestly been the rock when we have found ourselves in such a hard place After My wife and I having been injured in a public space. I feel very privileged to have had such a good team in our corner and would recommend you without a doubt for anyone that found themselves Injured in a situation like ourselves. While our matter was very complex with multiple defendants , this didn’t deter them from pushing forward to get the best outcome for our matter.

Your Personable approach, kindness compassion and humour have been appreciated especially when we had found our selves in such a stressful situation.

My wife and I Would like to express our gratitude for all the hard work, kindness and support that you have given us over the last four years.

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