Hi all havnt been here for ages, been trying to sort all this mess out (havnt succeeded).
I was wondering if anyone on this board is from Australia as i would really like some advice on payouts ( like what figure is acceptable for what injury).
I have just recieved a report from an independant doc who in his opinion says that i will never return to work and things will never improve.
I then rang solicitor but he is on annual leave and spoke to his partner we spoke about lump sum payouts and she said probably somewhere between $15,000 and $20,000 while i know that sounds like a lot of money that isnt even 2 years pay.
Maybe a bit of history would help Sorry
I hurt myself at work in 2002, scine then i have had a postlateral fusion and pedicle screw fixation at the L4/5 level as well as L4/5 anterior disc clearance and interbody fusion with cage fixation. This was done in May 03.
I have had nothing but problems from then on i have now lost feeling in my left leg to the extent that i fall,loss of feeling in my bum, occasionally in the nether regions ( just what you need), sometimes it feels as though i have a slow leak (sorry to be gross).
Anway sorry to carry on hopefully someone can help.
Ps if anyone has any ideas on how to deal with my new symptons or problems i would be grateful