Dawn Spyridis

Public Liability Claim

Dawn was injured when she slipped and fell in a nightclub. She suffered a painful injury to her ankle requiring surgery.

The nightclub where the accident occurred closed down soon after the incident. The closing of the business didn’t mean that Dawn could not seek compensation.  After some perseverance Henry Carus + Associates were able to locate the insurer for the club and make a successful claim for Dawn.

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Paul Schulze

Public Liability Claim

Paul came to us after suffering a serious injury to his knee while holidaying on a houseboat on the Murray River.  His knee was injured when the houseboat decking gave way from under him, resulting in his leg falling through a hole.  The decking had broken previously during the same charter and the houseboat owner took no action, allowing Paul and his friends to continue to use the houseboat.

After…

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Olivia Boezalt

Public Liability Claim

Olivia came to Henry Carus + Associates after suffering a serious injury to her back when the chair she was sitting on at a restaurant collapsed. Olivia’s life and her ability to continue running her business was severely impacted by the injury.

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Nina Kogan

Public Liability Claim

When Nina had a fall at a medical practice in Melbourne her life changed forever. She was attending the clinic to get a hearing check but stumbled on an unmarked rise in the floor level, fracturing her left arm and leg. Nina was 74 at the time of the accident but was a very active and capable person. Her injuries, however, resulted in her having to severely restrict all…

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Tanya Keselj

Public Liability Claim

Tanya suffered a serious injury to her knee when a fellow student tackled her from behind without warning during a self-defence class at school. Tanya was young at the time, and it was hoped her injury would pass but it did not. She was left with knee problems that will plague her for the rest of her life. When her mother first consulted us she did not know what…

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William Pout

Public Liability Claim

William came to Henry Carus + Associates a few years after his accident. He was renting a home at the time of the accident and fell through an external staircase, suffering a severe shoulder injury. According to William, the wooden staircase had rotted and, although he and his partner had complained about it, the owner of the property had done nothing about it.

A maintenance man by trade, the shoulder…

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Huanxi Hu

Public Liability Claim

Huanxi was walking with her husband and carrying her grandson in the Box Hill Shopping Centre.

She slipped on a food item on the floor and suffered a fracture to the knee that caused her significant disability.

Her claim become complicated when, just before a mediation a year ago, she fell off a chair and suffered a fractured spine.

The issue was whether the fall off the chair was connected to her…

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Kylie

Public Liability Claim

Kylie suffered an injury to her ankle when she attended a nightclub with some friends and was knocked over by other patrons who were fighting in the club. Those same patrons had been involved in an earlier altercation and the club and its security staff failed to eject them from the premises following that incident. After being told by other solicitors that she did not have a claim, Kylie…

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Jennifer Sargeant

Public Liability Claim

Jennifer came to us after she had a fall outside of a hotel she visited regularly. Jennifer’s injury occurred as she was leaving the hotel via a pedestrian ramp. As a result of her injury Jennifer had to have surgery to her knee. After her injury Jennifer could not take care of her grandchildren or enjoy her retirement activities – both of which she had been doing prior to…

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