Henry Carus is the owner and managing partner of Henry Carus + Associates, a Victoria personal injury law firm. He has been called the “90 Day Guarantee Lawyer”.
Dealing with chronic pain can be very difficult not only physically but emotionally. In this video Henry Carus discusses some of the alternative treatments that he has seen work for his clients that are coping with chronic pain from an injury.
When I look back at my time as a lawyer and what motivated me, it was probably those moments in time when someone along the way gave me some advice, gave me some indication of where I should go.
What is a contingency concept and what does no-win, no-fee actually mean?
A Superannuation fund is a commonly provided fund to all employees in Australia. It’s a retirement fund that’s been created by the government to supplement peoples retirement.
Australia is a popular destination for US travelers but the road safety laws differ quite a bit from the US and can be confusing to American tourists. Henry Carus is with us today to talk about how road safety laws differ between Australia and the United States and what tourists need to know to insure safe travel.
If you have an accident in a public space, there are 6 steps you should take. In the video Henry Carus will discuss those 6 steps.
Distracted driving is not a new phenomenon however, the topic gets much more attention now than it has in the past and that’s largely due to awareness campaigns put forth by organizations such as the Transport Accident Commission and Road Safety Victoria. Henry Carus is here today to talk with us about distracted driving, the dangers of it, and what people can do to protect themselves.
Looking to learn more about the TAC and Common Law Compensation? Henry Carus explains in this video.
Our system of roads have been designed primarily for cars and other 4-wheeled vehicles. Little attention in the past has been given to the safety of 2-wheeled vehicles such as motorcycles and bicycles and also with pedestrians. These members of the public are now being seen as vulnerable road users that need extra protection to ensure their safety on the roads. Legislation is being passed in Australia to provide that extra protection.
The TAC is a government agency created in or about 1987 and it has a number of different roles. Find out what they are in this video.
The Wrongs Act is the principal legislation in Victoria that applies to common law claims for damages for personal injury cases other than workplace injuries or transport accidents.
Bicycles are more popular than ever as a form of transportation and exercise. But when drivers don’t see bicycles on the road, the resulting accident can be deadly. Regardless of who caused an accident between a bicycle and a car, cyclists are much more likely to die or sustain serious head injuries, multiple broken bones, […]
A birth injury is an injury to a baby or mother during the birthing process. These injuries can be severe, causing mental or physical disabilities to a child who might otherwise have been completely healthy. When medical professionals’ bad decisions cause birth injuries, they are a form of medical malpractice. But because they affect newborn […]
Automobile accidents can have a devastating effect on victims and their families. At their most serious, crashes can leave their victims with catastrophic injuries, lifelong disabilities or even a wrongful death. For many families, the situation is made worse by financial pressure. Victims can be taken out of work for weeks, months or even for […]
All drivers have a legal obligation to watch for pedestrians and yield them the right of way. When they don’t, the results can be devastating, pitting an unprotected human body against a speeding two-ton metal object. Most pedestrian accident cases are caused by inattention, impatience or law-breaking by drivers. But when it comes time to […]
A personal injury is any injury that was caused by someone else’s wrongful actions. Those wrongful actions can be crimes, but more often, they are actions caused by negligence, a legal term for failure to take reasonable actions to protect others from foreseeable harm. For example, a driver who causes an accident by playing with […]
Under state law, everyone in charge of a property open to the public has a legal duty to remove hazards on that property. If they cannot, they must post warnings to passers-by within a reasonable amount of time. That’s true in private homes with guests as well as in stores, restaurants and other businesses. In […]
An injury to the spinal cord is a catastrophic injury because it typically causes at least some permanent, irreversible disability. The tissue of the spinal cord controls important physical and nerve functions. And like brain tissue, spinal cord tissue can never grow back. Victims of spinal cord injuries may be left paralyzed or lose important […]
Sports are supposed to be healthy and fun, but a sports-related injury can be life-threatening. Injuries from rough sports or falls can leave the players with brain injuries, paralysis and other life-changing disabilities. All sports involve at least some risk, but when the danger is unreasonable and easily corrected, those in charge have a legal […]