We place a lot of trust in our health care professionals so when things go wrong, you might feel angry and confused. If a health worker or facility doesn’t take reasonable care or skill in the treatment of your injuries, then you may be able to claim compensation.
Medical compensation claims
If you think you have been hurt by inadequate medical advice or treatment then talk to us about making a claim to help get things back on track. You might think taking legal action is stressful and expensive but we can take care of things and help you on a No Win No Fee* basis. This means you can focus on getting better while we focus on getting you the best outcome.
Our medical negligence or medical malpractice legal service also extends to include claims of misdiagnosis, Cerebral Palsy compensation claims, errors in anaesthesia, cardiac injuries, birthing injuries, brain infections, bowel perforation and Cauda Equina Syndrome compensation claims.
Watch the video below for a general guide to bringing a claim for compensation.
What is Medical Negligence?
Medical negligence, or medical malpractice, is a term which is used to describe an act or omission by a medical facility or practitioner that causes injury or harm to a person that is under care.
In order for medical malpractice to be established, the act must be proven to fall below the accepted standard of practice in the medical community.
Medical Law News
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Superannuation and Disability Insurance
If you are unable to work due to illness or injury you might be entitled to benefits through your superannuation or other insurance policies. We recommend speaking to one of our experts for a quick, obligation-free analysis of your situation to determine your rights and ability to make a claim..