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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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Run over by excavator; Young worker receives large damages payout

Recently, Simon Meigan, Partner and Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury, acted for a “dogman” working for a crane company in the construction industry. Simon’s client was working on a construction site where a demolition company was completing the demolition of a building. Our client’s job was to drive a crane and assist in the “dogging”…

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Construction Worker Gets Huge Payout After Accident – Taylor & Scott

Our client had spent his lifetime working in the construction industry.  He loved his work. Usually he worked a 10 hour day plus several hours on a Saturday.  He specialised in the construction of high rise buildings.   On this particular day, he was working 27 storeys up assisting workmates to place aluminium panels into position…

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Labourer Wins Damages Claim Against Non-Employer for Serious Foot Injury

Labourer Wins Damages Claim Against Non-Employer for Serious Foot Injury

Our client was employed by a labour-hire company. He was sent out to various worksites to assist other companies. On this particular occasion, he had been sent to assist a civil contractor who had a contract to install various road drains. He was directed to assist workers install very heavy metal drain covers. To do…

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Self-Employed Carpenter Secures Large Payout

Self-Employed Carpenter Secures Large Payout Following Injuries on Building Site

Our client dropped out of school before obtaining his School Certificate. He completed an apprenticeship doing carpentry and joinery. Over the years he has worked for numerous employers and became highly skilled in doing high rise residential and commercial installations. Several years ago he was contracted to do installations on a high rise project in…

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Severe Foot Injury Negligence Successful Claim

Labourer suffers severe foot injury when crushed by a roller

Our client is a young man who loves the outdoors. Having left school, he obtained employment doing various activities most of which were working outdoors. Being a keen sportsman, he loved surfing and tried to head to the beach after work every day.   Having pursued a number of outdoor jobs, he eventually secured work…

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Cherry Picker fall - Negligence Claim

Fall From Cherry Picker – Lucky To Be Alive And Walking

Our client worked as a boilermaker. He worked long hours, usually doing a night shift working up to 80 hours per week. On one occasion, he was sent by his labour hire company to a host employer to install cleats and purlins in a roof structure. This work had to be carried out overnight. Having…

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Korean tiler

Korean Tiler Injured in Fall on Building Site Negligence Case Settled With Large Payout

Our client migrated to Australia from South Korea.  He worked in the tiling industry in Sydney.  His job took him to many building sites across Sydney working a six-day week.  On this particular day, he was directed by his employer to attend a building site in Western Sydney.  He and his workmates arrived at the…

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workers compensation hernia claim

Injured Labourer Wins Hernia Claim After Being Denied by Workers Compensation Insurer

Our client was a construction labourer working in the building industry in Sydney. His job entailed repetitive lifting and carrying of building frames, trusses, beams, together with cleaning up duties which involved the use of shovels, brooms and jackhammers. Last year whilst performing his duties, he developed pain in his abdomen. Initially he didn’t think…

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