Marty chose Henry Carus + Associates on the recommendation of a family friend. He was seriously injured when out on his motorbike for a ride. Marty was a keen and very experienced motorbike rider and he was on his way down to Phillip Island with his partner Vicky to meet some friends. They were on the South Gippsland Highway when a car pulled out of a side road…Read Success Story »
Jacqueline came to us on the word of a trusted family member. She had been injured years before when she fell on a tram that took off suddenly while she was trying to touch on her Myki. We investigated her claim and medical history and advised her that we thought she had a strong claim for compensation.
TAC had a different opinion than us, and it was not until we…Read Success Story »
Jin Chuan Deng is a 83 year old man who was enjoying his retirement life with his wife. On the evening of his accident, he had been playing some Mah-Jong at his neighbour’s house. On his way home, he was crossing a small road. He was just a few steps away from the kerb when he was struck by a car. The driver did not even brake, stop, or…Read Success Story »
Mark came to our office after suffering a serious back injury following a TAC related motor vehicle accident.
In fact, he and his wife were injured in the accident. Mark is an incredible family man determined to get back to the level he was achieving before the accident, and although he did recover a lot, it was obvious his serious back injury would impact his family life, and his ability…Read Success Story »
Prior to his transport accident Alan worked on a part time basis at two different positions. One as a school sports teacher and the other on an administrative basis in a family business. Alan was involved in sports his whole life to the point where he also had some professional experience. Suffice to say he loved his work and was still regularly involved in various sporting activities with his…Read Success Story »
Prior to her transport accident Yafan was a happy and outgoing lady, often playing musical instruments with friends and dancing at events. Since her accident she has been in significant pain and has sought the assistance of numerous treaters. Due to the extent of her injuries she has spent a lot of her time at specialists and travelling from medical appointment to medical appointment. Yafan was very…Read Success Story »
Prior to his transport accident, Khoder was on his way to setting up his own painting business. Unfortunately during the preparation stages of this business he was involved in a head on collision when another driver crossed into his lane.
He sustained multiple injuries to his spine, shoulder and right hand. After a some time had passed and he realised that it is unlikely he will return to his…Read Success Story »
Luis was injured in a transport accident while driving with his son and grandsons. A car travelling in the opposite direction entered his lane and collided head on, with most of the impact on the driver’s side. Luis was trapped for about 25 minutes before he was removed from the car and rushed to hospital. He suffered extensive injuries, including a head injury and fractures to both legs. He…Read Success Story »
Carol came to us when she had reached a critical turning point in her claim. She has engaged another lawyer but found that she was doing most of the work to look after herself; she was not feel taken care of.
Carol met with one of our legal staff and immediately felt a sense of support. It was a simple decision for her to transfer her file and ask that…Read Success Story »
Allison was injured in an motor vehicle accident and come to us for help with her TAC claim. Her life was affected in such a way that it took years to recover and to feel like things were starting to be normal again. We were able to get Allison the compensation she needed to recover and take care of her children.
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Robert and Margaret were outside their home, when a woman they knew as a neighbour appeared quite distressed. Margaret went to her aid, and at the same time, a man driving a car came out of a nearby home, and went straight for them. Margaret went to protect the woman but in the end was seriously injured. Robert watched the event unfold and went to his wife’s aid only…Read Success Story »
Bridie came to us after she was injured when using her local bus service. The accident occurred when she was thrown forward when the bus suddenly took off before she could sit down. She suffered a painful injury to her left wrist. The injury also caused her to lose her independence. She had trouble doing all the things she did herself before the injury, her gardening, shopping, cleaning, ironing…Read Success Story »
Whilst engaging in a favorite past time, a long bike ride, DP was injured. The accident happened when the driver of a motor vehicle opened his door causing DP to collide with the door and suffer a number of serious injuries. Some of these injuries were immediately evident, but others that proved very serious only developed with time. DP made a claim with the TAC and received the normal…Read Success Story »
Paul was involved in an unusual accident involving a trailer and a loose load not correctly secured to the trailer. Paul kindly went to the assistance of another motorist and unfortunately ended suffering an injury to his arm / bicep which caused him significant pain, affected his ability to work, to provide for his family and to run his business. Paul’s injuries were not immediately considered serious and it…Read Success Story »
Tekeste Andermeskel came to our office seeking help after being injured in a motor vehicle accident. Tekeste is a highly educated man, who due to circumstances found himself driving a taxi in Melbourne for a living. He was injured when a police vehicle collided into his taxi while taking part in a police chase of another vehicle whose occupants had committed a crime.
Tekeste suffered injuries that left him unable…Read Success Story »
Martin was riding the bus on his day off and was returning from buying some groceries. A pedestrian wandered out in front of the bus he was riding, the driver slammed on the brakes and Martin was thrown out of his seat. The accident caused a very nasty neck injury that was identified quickly and treated appropriately. Martin’s doctors were insisting he get surgery but due to complications and…Read Success Story »
Kaycee is a young lady who was a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle that failed to give way while she was on her work lunch break. She suffered a right knee injury which substantially resolved post surgery, however she was left with surgical scarring. We assisted Kaycee through both the WorkCover and TAC aspects of her claim. After attending an informal conference with the TAC we were able…Read Success Story »
Angela was driving one day when the car in front of her suddenly hit the brakes. Even though Angela managed to initially avoid hitting this car, a third car ran into the back of Angela, forcing her into the lead car. After the accident, Angela noticed she was having trouble with her neck, down her spine and also with headaches. The doctors all said that she should be fine…Read Success Story »
Edwin is a young man who was unfortunately involved in a terrible transport accident when he was only 19 years old. He sustained serious injuries, including a traumatic brain injury which required him to remain in hospital and attend rehabilitation for over 6 months. We assisted Edwin through the TAC claim process and issued legal proceedings on his behalf seeking compensation. After taking necessary steps to prepare his claim…Read Success Story »
Leika is a retired lady who was unfortunately involved in an accident last year whilst traveling on her local tram. Unaware of her legal rights, Leika approached our firm for advice on whether she had any entitlements to compensation. We investigated the accident circumstances and obtained witness statements who were present on the tram. It became apparent that there was an unidentified vehicle involved in the accident. The unidentified…Read Success Story »