If youve suffered an injury in the hands of a healthcare provider you may be entitled to compensation for your suffering.

  • In Victoria, medical practitioners owe a duty of care towards their patient’s

What is medical negligence?

Medical negligence, clinical negligence and medical malpractice are terms used by lawyers to describe when a healthcare provider/organisation or medical professional is responsible for making a mistake or committing a negligent act which in turn caused the patient to suffer unnecessary injury or harm. Some of the most common instances in Melbourne and Victoria include:

  • failure to diagnose a condition
  • misdiagnosis of a condition
  • error during surgery or medical procedure
  • administering the wrong drugs
  • failure to warn about the risks of a treatment or procedure
  • hospital acquired infections

Please don’t worry if you or a loved one has suffered in a way we have failed to mention in the above list as we still might be able to help.