Medical Negligence Lawyers Sydney
Have you been injured as a result of negligent medical advice or treatment? If so, you may have grounds to bring a medical negligence claim (also known as a medical malpractice claim).
According to the World Health Organisation, Australia has one of the highest rates of medical malpractice errors in the world. When these mistakes occur, it can often have serious consequences.
If you have received negligent medical treatment from a health care provider, you may be able to receive compensation for your injuries. This can include treatment received from health care providers such as general practitioners, specialists, hospitals, dental surgeons, and plastic/cosmetic surgeons. That’s why at Marshall and Gibson Lawyers, our team of experienced medical and professional negligence lawyers in Sydney can provide you with the guidance you need for your claim.
Examples of medical negligence include:
- Medical misdiagnosis
- Failure to warn of risks associated with a medical procedure or treatment
- Surgical errors
- Failure to treat emergency medical issues
Three elements of a medical negligence claim
The following are the three essential elements to establishing an action in medical negligence:
- It must be shown that the medical practitioner failed to act within reasonable care, skill or expertise that is required or expected of them
- The medical treatment provided contributed to, or caused damage/injury
- The medical treatment received resulted in a worse medical outcome
Medical negligence compensation
As part of your medical negligence action, you may be entitled to claim compensation for the following:
- Compensation for past and future economic loss for time off work
- Compensation for pain and suffering
- Past and future treatment expenses and the cost of corrective surgery
- Past and future care required as a result of your injuries
Medical negligence legal advice in Sydney
Because this area of law is complex and often highly contentious, it is important to have expert opinion and guidance. At Marshall & Gibson Lawyers, our team of medical malpractice and professional negligence lawyers in Sydney can provide the necessary professionalism and expertise required to succeed in your medical negligence claim.
Marshall & Gibson Lawyers provide a No Obligation, No Fee initial consultation in order to assess your medical negligence claim and its prospect for success. We will clearly outline a course of action for proceeding with your case.
Our team of experienced malpractice lawyers will handle your case with experience and care, ensuring that you have the greatest prospect of success. We’ll also continue supporting you throughout the medical negligence claims process.
Beginning with a free initial consultation, your claim process will include a thorough preparation of your case. Our solicitors will manage all communications between the parties involved in your case, and keep you constantly updated and informed to provide you with ongoing advice regarding your claim.
Our medical negligence and malpractice lawyers in Sydney act on a No Win, No Fee basis. This means that in most cases, there are no upfront costs to you, and we will not request payment unless your case succeeds.
Although most cases will settle before they go to court, you can be assured that if court representation is required, it will be managed with the professionalism of our highly experienced malpractice lawyers and expert witnesses. No matter what, our medical negligence lawyers will strive to obtain the best possible compensation payout for your malpractice or professional negligence claim as quickly as possible.
Contact our Medical Negligence Lawyers in Sydney today
If you believe you are entitled to bring a medical negligence claim, or are unsure and require guidance, please contact Marshall & Gibson Lawyers in Sydney for your free initial consultation. These consultations can be conducted over the phone, at your home, in hospital, or at our offices. Get in touch with our medical malpractice and professional negligence lawyers in Sydney on 1800 675 417 today. Strict time limits apply.