Believe it or not, serious injuries and even death have occurred as a result of negligence on the part of medical personnel during their course of their duties. Such negligence may be inadvertent or deliberate but whatever the type, a claim can be taken to court for redressing the matter. Our lawyers are professionals who have received the best of legal training and are specialists in prosecuting medical negligence claims on behalf of their clients.
Parties to a claim for medical negligence
A claim based on medical negligence is one of the most difficult areas to deal with in the legal sense. This is because members of the medical profession are regarded as competent experts and in some cases, the final authority on medical matters. The only way for lawyers to battle the situation is by finding loopholes in this authoritative position. We have the needed skills honed to a fine pitch and we can safely assure our clients that medical authority or not, even members of the medical profession have weaknesses in the defences.
But who can actually lodge a claim?
Anyone who suffers an injury, loss or damage from the negligent treatment of a member of the medical profession such as a doctor, dentist, hospital or other institutions offering healthcare, can be entitled to lodge a claim for damages. You need to know however that simply establishing an unsatisfactory outcome of your medical treatment is not sufficient grounds for entitling you to lodge a claim. It needs to be proven that negligence was involved in the application of your treatment and that the treatment itself constituted a breach of duty or due care during the period of your treatment.
The range of compensatory benefits
Lodging a claim can be a very complicated process and you will definitely need the assistance of legal experts such as Sydney lawyers. Once you have their assistance, you know from their track record you will triumph and when you do you will reap benefits such as: