- Location: Lv1, 123 Lonsdale Street, MelbourneTime: 10:00 am – 12:30pmAttendance: around 64Presenter: Henry CarusHenry Carus, Juris Doctor, has worked in New York, USA and Australia for more than 35 years, and is the principal of Henry Carus & Associates, a Personal Injury Law Firm based at four locations across Melbourne including Melbourne CBD, Brighton, Altona and Box Hill, with a highly experienced team of 35 specialists who assist injured persons to obtain excellent outcomes in Work Cover, TAC, Medical Negligence and Public Liability personal injury claims. Session Contents:1. What is a medico-legal examination? What is the difference between a Doctor’s medico-legal examination and a normal consultation?2. WorkCover• What happens in conciliation?• What is a Serious Injury Certificate?• Impairment Benefits – what entitlements does an injured worker have?3. TAC:• A lot of interpreters in this group are freelancers, we are often unsure if we have an accident on the way to our interpreting appointment, is it a WorkCover claim or a TAC claim?• What entitlements does a traffic accident victim have?4. Public Liability and Medical Negligence (brief introduction)5. Introduction to Henry Carus & Associates, and the client referral policy. One of our members Phoebe Wan mentioned that her boss, principal of a law firm, would like to present to T&I practitioners on medico-legal interpreting from the other side of the fence, from a law firm and TAC and WorkCover point of view. Charles asks how many attendees do medical interpreting? How many legal interpreting? Found that most T&I practitioners do both. Charles asks what kind of problems have T&Is encounter? Examples In our wechat group, we heard interpreters in some hospitals were harassed by patients asking them a lot of personal questions, appointments run overtime, to name a few. How do we deal with this? Charles introduces the speaker: Dr Henry Carus Henry started in the early nineties in New York, working for Southern District Judge Honourable Burton R. Lifland, and quickly became a Litigation Lawyer (Barrister and Solicitor), in the late 90s, he became a partner at an Insurance Firm, and from 2001 to present, he has been the principal of Personal Injury law firm, Henry Carus & Associates Henry covers the contents and answers many questions. Jingjing thanks the speaker/s and their generous gifts (keepcups). Some members went together for a hotpot lunch.