Medical Negligence

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If you are left injured from the care of a doctor, medical practitioner or medical facility who has breached their duty of care, then you may have a claim for compensation.
If a healthcare worker provides you with negligent medical treatment, then you may be able to claim compensation.

Medical Negligence compensation claims are often complex and vigorously defended. We have an experienced legal team available in this area that has achieved outstanding results in catastrophic matters.

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You may be able to make a claim if your doctor or healthcare professional did not:

  • Diagnose a condition at all or within a reasonable amount of time
  • Treat your condition or refer you to a specialist as soon as possible
  • Monitor your condition
  • Perform a medical procedure with reasonable care and skill
  • Advise you of the risks associated with, for example, an operation
  • Report correctly or follow up your test results
  • Provide reasonable care after your operation

Examples of medical negligence claims include:

  • Not testing properly for conditions such as Down’s Syndrome
  • Poor pregnancy and labor management resulting in injuries
  • Cerebral Palsy Compensation Claims
  • Errors during an operation, including damage to internal organs or nerves and not providing proper care after the operation
  • Anaesthetic issues
  • Nerve injuries during surgery
  • Birth injuries
  • GP negligence
  • Hospital negligence
  • Medication Errors
  • Orthopedic surgical errors
C + F Lawyers Adelaide. Medical Negligence Law Specialists. Expert legal advice.
C + F Lawyers Adelaide. Medical Negligence Law Specialists. Expert legal advice.

As per other common law claims compensation is typically awarded for:

  • Non Economic Loss (Pain & Suffering)
  • Past and Future Economic Loss
  • Loss of Superannuation benefits
  • Voluntary services from family members
  • Paid care and domestic services
  • Past and future medical expenses

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