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What are the 4 types of Medical negligence?

Should I accept the first offer of compensation?

Negligence is an integral part of every medical malpractice and personal injury lawsuit. Medical negligence occurs when a doctor, who owes his patients a duty of care, fails to provide treatment according to the standard of care. There are four different types of negligence:  Contributory Negligence  Comparative Negligence  Vicarious Liability  Gross Negligence  The Australian law […]

Should I accept the first offer of compensation?

  The other’s party insurance company will contact you after medical negligence or injury. The claims adjuster assigned to your case may propose a settlement or offer you compensation. You can’t work, have medical costs, and you need money, but should you accept the first offer of medical compensation?  In general, experts recommend not to […]

How can I prove my pain and suffering?

In legal terms, pain and suffering refer to physical injury and mental stress that results from medical negligence or personal injury. Some damages that may come under this category are aches, temporary/permanent activity limitations, scarring, depression, and potential shortening of life.  Hiring a lawyer for medical negligence is the best way to prove your pain […]

How do you Prove Medical Negligence?

Medical negligence is commonly known as healthcare malpractice. It occurs when a doctor, physician, nurse, or any other medical professional causes harm or injury to a patient. The most common example of medical negligence is that a doctor fails to provide medical treatment or perform surgery without reasonable skills.   Likewise, performing health procedures without […]

Do you pay tax on medical negligence compensation?

Medical negligence is a claim for compensation that arise out of damages or injuries caused by a medical practitioner. Medical negligence law in Australia is both a complex and sophisticated area. Proving negligence is similar to finding a needle in a haystack.  Therefore, you must manage your case accurately by hiring a professional, experienced, and […]