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TAC Claim Success Stories

Kaycee Clark

(TAC Claim)

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…

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Angela

(TAC Claim)

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…

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Edwin Pach

(TAC Claim)

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…

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Leika Chlaen

(TAC Claim)

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…

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Angela Clarke

(TAC Claim)

Angela was 15 years old when she was injured in a car accident in May 2007. She was a passenger in a car driven by her mother. Her mother was seriously injured, and a lot of attention was given to her mother. Angela suffered an injury to her hip and everyone believed that she should come good, being such a young person. Over time her injury did not come…

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Nujuma Ebrahim

(TAC Claim)

Nujuma was an immigrant with limited English. She was studying English at a nearby school hoping to progress her language skills so she can obtain employment. One day, on her way back from English class, Nujuma was crossing an intersection as a pedestrian with a green man light in her favour when she was struck by a turning car which failed to give way. Unfortunately, as a result of…

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Key Teak Goh

(TAC Claim)

Key was involved in a horrible crash where his vehicle was hit by a truck that had run a red light. He suffered multiple injuries but was able to return to work as a self-employed chef of a family take away food business. He had ongoing pain and limitation of movement and struggled to just complete his work duties, unable to have any enjoyable life outside of work….

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Greg Lucas

(TAC Claim)

Greg was a lovely gentleman whose primary mode of transport was his scooter. Sadly, in 2013 Greg was seriously injured in an accident when he was struck by a car who failed to give way at an intersection while riding his scooter. Greg suffered serious injuries to various parts of his body, which significantly impacted upon his life. We assisted Greg through the TAC claim process and achieved a…

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Alexandre Vasilev

(TAC Claim)

Alex was seriously injured when he was forced to stop his vehicle on the highway because of a tyre puncture. He trusted that those on the highway would perceive his situation and safely avoid him as he went about to fix the puncture. A car came to a stop behind him while he was working, and he felt safe. Unfortunately, another car came along and did not stop, colliding…

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Mary Coburn

(TAC Claim)

Mary Coburn and her husband were well and truly retired and enjoying their retirement years. One day they decided to travel on their local tram. After getting onto the tram with her husband, Mary stepped across the tram to touch on with her MYKI card. As she did so the tram accelerated rapidly, causing Mary to fall and injure her wrist.

The incident and the driving of the tram driver…

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Cai Ying Gu

(TAC Claim)

Caiying was a pedestrian who was struck by a passing car and injured while crossing the road in 2013. At that time she was 83 years old and was already having early signs of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Witnesses to her accident indicated she was solely responsible for walking out in front of the car that hit her. She sustained multiple serious injuries and spent an extensive period of time in hospital…

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Tony Lee

(TAC Claim)

Tony Lee suffered a serious injury to his back in a motor vehicle accident. At the time of his accident he ran an automotive repair shop and took great pride in his work. His customers were both appreciative and loyal.

Following the accident, Tony’s ability to do the repair work suffered, but he was fortunate to be able to hire others to do the work while he took on a…

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Robert Mineo

(TAC Claim)

Robert was involved in a nasty road accident when a truck failed to give way at an intersection. He was riding his motorcycle at the time and suffered a neck injury and fractures to both of his wrists.

Robert suffered other injuries and eventually the TAC agreed that he was entitled to a serious injury certificate and, with it, access to common law damages. The TAC obtained medical reports…

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Tristan McGlade

(TAC Claim)

Tristan was riding his motor bike only a short distance from his home when another motorist drove through a stop sign and collided with him. As a result of the accident, Tristan suffered serious injuries to his right knee. He has since undergone numerous operations and lengthy rehabilitation, but has been left with a permanent injury to his right knee.

Before the accident, Tristan was busy establishing a promising career…

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Ken Deng

(TAC Claim)

Ken came to us after being seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident. He was pushing a trolley across the road when the accident happened. Ken was moving house at night and was using the trolley to transport his possessions when it tipped over onto the road. While standing on the road collecting his items, he was hit by a vehicle. One could say Ken should not have been…

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Kapiti Henry

(TAC Claim)

Kapiti was involved in a motor vehicle accident in July 2009.  The vehicle at fault for the accident was unknown as the driver fled the scene following the accident.

Kapiti came to Henry Carus and Associates when one of the large firms told him they did not think the court would find he had a serious injury as a result of injuries he sustained.

An application had been made to the TAC…

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David Comerford

(TAC Claim)

David, a self-employed painter and decorator, was involved in a motor vehicle accident and sustained a number of injuries. Severe lower back pain meant that his ability to work was substantially restricted and, as a result, he experienced a significant loss of earnings. David went to a known firm of solicitors who asked TAC for a serious injury certificate so he could get compensation. TAC said no and David’s…

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Lee Morris

(TAC Claim)

In the evening of New Years Eve 2005, Lee was driving with his wife Karen and their eight year old daughter when a car failed to give way entering a roundabout and crashed into their vehicle. Lee’s vehicle rolled onto its side and Karen died tragically at the scene of the accident. Lee suffered both physical and psychiatric injuries.

A British national, Lee returned to England with his two children…

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Sharon Zhou

(TAC Claim)

Sharon Z contacted our office after being discharged from a rehabilitation centre. She had suffered extensive serious injuries when she was hit by a car crossing a road. The accident happened near her home and she gave us a description of how it occurred. She was concerned about her future and her ability to work as a Chinese medicine practitioner. We explained how the TAC system worked and how…

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Carl Cornelius

(TAC Claim)

Carl and his wife Margaret were driving home when a car turned in front of them. Carl was 87 at the time of his accident with many age related health conditions, but still able to travel about and drive his car. As a result of his accident, he and Margaret were injured. We were able to quickly obtain a serious injury certificate for Margaret who had suffered a fractured…

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