Not Enough Hands Destroys Carpenter’s Career

Recently, the litigation team at Taylor & Scott led by Simon Meigan successfully concluded a claim brought by a young carpenter. Our client had been sent by a labour-hire company to a big construction company in Sydney. He was working as part of a team-building various stages for the company. One day, his co-worker was…

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Insurance Company Denies Need For Back Operation

Recently Michelle Meigan, workers compensation lawyer at Taylor & Scott, acted for a leading hand carpenter. Her client suffered a serious injury to his back in a fall at work. He was required to gain access to a part of the job by standing on a retaining wall and whilst doing this he lost his…

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Sunday Ride Ends In Disaster

Recently, Taylor & Scott acted for a lady who was a pillion passenger on her husband’s motorbike. Both are very experienced motorbike riders – he as a driver and she as a pillion passenger. During a Sunday afternoon ride, a truck they were following braked suddenly (it had no brake light illuminated) and in order…

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Car Runs Red Light: Major Injuries To Other Driver – A Personal Injury Case

Here at Taylor & Scott we have many motor accident claims.  This report highlights what devastating effect a failure to stop at a red light can have. Our client is a middle aged housewife, married, bringing up young children and also running a business from home as well as being very active with a love…

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Elderly Passenger In Country NSW Suffers Serious Injuries At Intersection In Car Accident

Our client was an elderly passenger in her husband’s motor vehicle when it came into collision with another vehicle at an intersection in a country town in NSW. At the time, our client’s husband was driving her to visit a specialist in the town. As a result of the accident, our client suffered serious injuries…

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Health Waiver Granted

Recently, our migration team of Lachlan Riches and Andrew Woo successfully assisted a couple in a de facto relationship apply for a waiver of health requirements in respect of their Employers Nomination Scheme (ENS) visa. The main applicant had worked for the employer for more than 2 years on a 457 visa, the couple then…

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Partner Visa Granted In Complex Matter With Issues Involving Step Children, Ex-Wife And Same-Sex Relationship

Recently, our migration team were requested by their client to apply for a partner visa on the basis of a same sex partner relation with an Australian Citizen. The visa applicant’s ex wife has a very bitter attitude towards our client. Although the divorce decree provides our client with visitation rights, the ex wife had…

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Successful Claim Brought By Nephew Against Great Uncle’s Estate

Taylor & Scott recently acted for a client in a Supreme Court claim for provision out of his late great-uncle’s estate. Our client had always been very close to his great-uncle, particularly as relations within his immediate family had been strained, and at times traumatic. He had been obliged to leave home at the age…

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Urgent Visas Granted To Performers

A start-up business in Sydney had been looking at organising performance/touring of overseas DJs/performance/artists in Australia. Since it is a very new company, it had limited financial information to demonstrate to the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) that it was able to meet various sponsorship obligations. The company initially tried to apply for the…

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