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Geelong Personal Injury, WorkCover and TAC Lawyers

Ryan Carlisle Thomas Lawyers Geelong

127 Myers Street, Geelong Vic 3220

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Office Hours

Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm
Closed Public Holidays

Phone

03 5226 3600

Email

geelong@rctlaw.com.au

Fax

03 5226 3636

About our Geelong office

Ryan Carlisle Thomas Lawyers Geelong is staffed by local people with local knowledge. The office is open for appointments and advice five days a week.

As compensation lawyers servicing the Geelong region, we are experts in injury compensation claims including:

  • WorkCover compensation claims
  • TAC claims or traffic accident compensation, and
  • Legal claims for personal injury resulting from accidents in public places.

Our Geelong lawyers also provide quality advice on Superannuation TPD insurance claims and disputes, Family and Relationship Law and Wills and Probate.

Some of our Geelong client wins

Shoulder injury and thoracic outlet syndrome (Work-related injury)

29 year old woman who suffered an injury affecting dominant upper limb, namely thoracic outlet syndrome. She had surgery for her condition, and all of her medical information indicated she had made an excellent recovery after the surgery. WorkSafe refused to make any offers in the case and the matter proceeded to hearing before a Judge where a judgment of $140,000 for pain and suffering was achieved.

This case was expertly handled by Simone Welsh, Accredited Personal Injury Specialist from our Geelong office.

Shoulder and neck injury (Work-related injury)

52 year old woman who suffered injuries to her right shoulder and neck as a result of repetitively reaching above head height in her work as a picker/packer for a clothing manufacturer. She had multiple surgeries for her condition, ketamine infusion and a failed trial of a spinal cord stimulator. Our client’s injuries were debilitating, and she was not able to return to any form of employment. WorkSafe initially refused to make any offers in the case, but ultimately agreed to pay $265,000 to our client for both pain and suffering and economic loss damages shortly prior to Court proceedings being issued.

This case was expertly handled by Simone Welsh, Accredited Personal Injury Specialist from our Geelong office.

Back Injury (Work-related injury)

47 year old woman who had suffered a back injury resulting in back surgery (a laminectomy) 10 years ago. Further injury sustained to her back at work resulting in 2 further back surgeries, the last being a fusion. WorkSafe refused to make any offers in this case and the matter proceeded to hearing before a jury. The jury awarded this lady $310,000 for pain and suffering.

This case was expertly handled by Jodie Harris, Partner from our Geelong office.

Right shoulder injury (work related injury)

48-year-old woman who suffered a significant right shoulder injury requiring surgical intervention and complicated by the development of frozen shoulder syndrome. The case resolved for $500,000 just prior to the hearing, and well above the amount offered by the insurer at the early stages. The client was very pleased with the result.

This case was expertly handled by Leon Raneri from our Geelong office.

Right wrist (work related injury)

54-year-old woman who suffered an injury to her right wrist. Initially treated by injecting corticosteroid then underwent two surgical procedures to the right wrist. Employed by a company who are self-insured for WorkCover. The case resolved for $250,000 without having to issue Court proceedings.

This case was expertly handled by Leon Raneri from our Geelong office.

Adjustment Disorder (work related injury)

54-year-old woman who suffered an adjustment disorder with anxious and depressed mood. Employed by a company who are self-insured for WorkCover. The case resolved for $250,000 without having to issue Court proceedings. Our client was very pleased with the result.

This case was expertly handled by Leon Raneri from our Geelong office.

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