What is a good medical negligence offer?
This is a very subjective question but to give you a guide, most legal teams will not advise going the legal path if there is not $10000 or more worth of of claims.
Injuries can cause a large amount of stress and pain, and the law surrounding medical treatment is becoming more and more complicated as medical science and technology evolves. So you’ll need the expertise and understanding of a large team with years of experience to help you get the compensation you’re entitled to at law.
Suffering medical negligence can be extremely distressing. It is not unusual for patients to have difficulty identifying an injury caused by their medical or other healthcare provider, particularly if their treatment has been complex and involved long periods of hospitalisation. Often what patients articulate is a “sense of wrongness” about their treatment. If you believe that your medical treatment has compromised or significantly impacted the outcome that you expected, have suffered that “sense of wrongness” or believe that you have been injured by your healthcare provider, we may be able to help.
Generally, health care in Australia is of a high standard; however, sometimes things go wrong. Failure to provide reasonable medical care to a patient is called medical negligence. It may be a result of the conduct of a doctor, hospital or other health professional.
Who can a medical negligence claim be brought against?
A medical negligence claim Perth can be brought against an array of medical professionals such as doctors, surgeons, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, midwives, radiologists or even against a hospital or medical institution. These medical professionals and the hospitals they work for are required to have professional indemnity insurance and in the event of a negligence lawsuit, their insurance company will usually pay the patient’s compensation.
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