Category Archives: Legal

Do hospitals settle out of court for negligence?

Do hospitals settle out of court for negligence? The short answer is: Yes, but every case is different so please speak to a legal team about your situation. Medical negligence Medical negligence payouts range from tens of thousands of dollars to millions of dollars. Depending on the severity of your injuries, the total compensation amount […]

What is classed as medical negligence?

A medical negligence claim is a claim against a medical practitioner, hospital or other allied health care professional in which it is alleged that the medical professional or facility has failed to provide reasonably competent medical treatment. If you have suffered as a result of inadequate or sub-standard treatment, then Marsdens are the medical negligence experts and […]

How long do medical negligence claims take?

How long do medical negligence claims take? The short answer is: between 12 and 18 months. What qualifies as medical negligence in Australia? Medical negligence in Perth can result from a wide range medical, therapeutic and dental treatments where the failure of an individual or process results in harm to the patient. However, it’s important […]