Lilia Cochrane

TAC Claim

Lilia was reversing in a car park and unfortunately lost control of her car and backed into another car. Immediately after the accident she felt pain in her right shoulder. Lilia sought help from the Epworth Hospital as she was in a lot of pain and subsequently underwent surgery to help repair the damage to her shoulder.

Lilia was referred to us by another client of the firms and…

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Tania Peters

TAC Claim

Tania was travelling alone along the S. Gippsland Highway, stationary with her right indicator on, when she was hit at approximately 100 km per hour by a Nissan Patrol utility vehicle.

She cannot recall the accident but was told she was air lifted to the Royal Melbourne Hospital where they treated her injuries including a traumatic brain injury.

She was advised that she should learn to live with her injuries. It…

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Phyllis Buckley

TAC Claim

Phyliss came to our firm having being hit by a van reversing in a parking space. She was 84 years old at the time and very active in general, and able to care for her older husband and semi-incapacitated older son. She was truly enjoying her senior years. All that changed with a serious hip injury and for which she received from the TAC a serious injury certificate. We…

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Joshua

TAC Claim

Joshua came to our firm after a motorcar accident that left him with hand, wrist, elbow, and foot injuries.

Joshua was riding straight when a car failed to stop at the give way sign at an intersection.

Because of the ongoing restrictions in his hand, he is not able to return to his work as a spray painter, which he really enjoyed.

Joshua’s claim had a number of complications but we were…

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Virginia Mahoney

TAC Claim

Virginia’s son in law rang our office 2 weeks after a very tragic accident.

We immediately visited Virginia at the hospital and obtained her instructions in person.

The accident was entirely the driver’s fault. We then obtained police report which confirmed this. We were determined to get Virginia compensation that she deserves, as soon as possible.

To bring a claim for common law damages, Virginia needs to get a Serious Injury Certificate…

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Cassandra O’Brien

TAC Claim

Cassandra came to us shortly after her accident. She had been crushed repeatedly by the door of a bus as she was traveling home from work. She was still a bit shaken but, from the outset, she was determined to get as well as she could. Despite her best efforts and commitment to her treatment, she was left with significant ongoing pain and eventually had to enter early retirement…

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Martin Debrincat

TAC Claim

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…

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Jacqueline Johnson

TAC Claim

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…

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Jinchuan Deng

TAC Claim

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…

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Mark Cunningham

TAC Claim

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…

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Alan

TAC Claim

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…

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Yafan

TAC Claim

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…

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Khoder

TAC Claim

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…

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Luis Vasquez

TAC Claim

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…

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Carol Martin

TAC Claim

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…

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Allison

TAC Claim

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.

In her words:

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Rogerson

TAC Claim

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…

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Bridget Davies

TAC Claim

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…

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D.P.

TAC Claim

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…

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Paul K

TAC Claim

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…

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