Medical Claims

Located right here on the Central Coast, our Compensation Lawyers have over 45 combined years experience in helping people who have been injured as a result of medical negligence (also referred to by many as medical malpractice) get the compensation they are entitled to. If you think that you may have a compensation claim, call now!

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Medical Claims

Suffering as a result of a medical negligence, misdiagnosis, prescription or advice? If you believe your medical practitioner acted negligently and outside their duty of care to you as a patient, we can help you claim compensation.

Is there a time limit?

Yes, claims should be lodged within 3 years from the date of injury. BUT If there are good reasons why you haven’t done so you may still be able to make a claim even if you have missed the 3 year limitation period. Contact us for further details.

What is a Medical Negligence Claim?

A medical negligence claim is a compensation claim arising out of an injury suffered as a result of negligent treatment provided by a health care practitioner.

When can a claim be made?

When a person is injured as a result of negligence of a medical professional, ie. Doctor, Dentist or Surgeon.

What type of injuries can be compensated?
  • Physical Injuries
  • Psychological/Psychiatric Injuries
What compensation will I be entitled to?

Depending on the nature and extent of your injuries to you may be entitled to compensation for the cost of:

    • Past and future loss of wages
    • Medical treatment expenses incurred
    • Future medical expenses
    • Compensation for pain and suffering
    • Personal and / or domestic assistance
    • Nursing Assistance provided by agencies
    • Rehabilitation Expenses
    • Pharmaceutical Expenses
    • The cost of home modification
    • Other miscellaneous expenses, relating to the incident and your injury
Will I have to go to court?
  • In most cases we can help you negotiate a settlement with the insurer outside of court.
  • It is only in rare cases where there are issues relating to liability that the matter will need to be resolved by a court.

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