Fall at Restaurant Client Secures Compensation Payout

Our client attended a local restaurant with family members one evening.  Having had an extremely pleasant dinner, our client and her family were leaving the restaurant.  As our client walked along, her feet shot out from under her and she crashed to the floor in a “splits” position.  In extreme pain, an ambulance was called…

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Immigration Law Expert Submits Successful Health Waiver for 457 Visa Holder

Andrew Woo (Lawyer and Migration Agent) discusses challenges associated with health waiver cases which can be often complex and discretionary, reflecting on his own experience. His recent case in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal is a good example demonstrating not only that engaging an expert to prepare a health waiver submission does not always lead to…

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Taylor & Scott Assist in Successful Health Waiver Application for New Zealand Family

Andrew Woo (Lawyer and Migration Agent) helps a family of 3 submit a successful health waiver. One of the family members had been receiving biological treatment also known as Biologic Disease Modifying Antirheumatic Drug (B-DMARD) for his Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthropathy (PsA) for a number of years. BACKGROUND Andrew’s clients were NZ citizens who came…

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Dissatisfaction With Previous Lawyers Client Turns to Taylor & Scott Motor Accident Lawyers For Help – Million Dollar Settlement Achieved

Our client was riding his motorcycle from work one afternoon when a car turned out of a side street knocking him from his bike. In the accident, he suffered a very serious injury to his leg and hip. Fortunately, he was not knocked unconscious. Ambulance and Police were called and he was admitted to the…

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Refugee Escaping Conflict Suffers Serious Injury in Work Accident

Our client is a young man who came to Australia as a refugee.  His English was very poor but he was determined to build himself a new life away from conflict.  Eventually, our Government gave permission for him to work.  Having had experience in his native country in the construction industry, he sought employment working…

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Truck Tail Gate Strikes Pedestrian – Large Damages Payout Secured

Recently, Taylor & Scott Motor Accident Lawyers acted for a lady who was walking on a footpath at her local shopping centre. As she walked along, a truck passed her. As the truck passed, it’s tailgate swung out and struck our client knocking her off her feet. Unfortunately, the driver of the truck had not properly secured…

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Falling Steel Plate – Foot Amputation Large Compensation Payout Secured

Our client was a formwork carpenter who after many years in the construction industry decided to retrain as a crane rigger and dogman. His employer sent him to work on various construction sites. At the time of his accident, he had been working on a large commercial building site in the Sydney CBD. On this…

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Lifetime of Heavy Lifting Results in Permanent Back Injury Large Payout Secured for Migrant Worker

Our client migrated to Australia in the early 70s. With a young family to support, he secured employment with a scaffolding and plant hire company. Over the next several years, his work required him to continually bend, lift and carry heavy scaffolding, construction equipment and materials. Never one to complain; by the end of the…

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Struck in Back by Metal Pipe – Labourer Wins Substantial Damages

Our client was employed by a labour-hire company who then sent him out to work for various construction companies. On this occasion, he had been sent to assist a demolition company who had the contract to demolish a building in the Sydney CBD. At one point, he had been using oxy equipment to cut through…

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Fall into concrete tank leaves young worker badly injured

Our client was a young man who loved life. At school, and after leaving school, he lived an active life playing rugby league, cricket, golf, exercising at the gym and jogging. Life was good. He worked as a scaffolder six days week. His company had a contract on the Lower North Shore. He had been…

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