Dental Negligence – Do you have a Claim?

Have you suffered injury or loss as a result of the negligent care of your dentist?.  If so, you may have a dental negligence claim.  The principles of medical negligence are applicable to dental negligence. The requirements necessary to establish negligence are: Your dentist owed you a duty of care; Your dentist breached that duty… Continue reading Dental Negligence – Do you have a Claim?

Medical Negligence in Emergency Departments

At Brazel Moore Lawyers we are experiencing an increase in medical negligence claims following emergency department presentations.  The claims entail allegations of hospitals failing to properly investigate and treat patients’ symptoms. In some of our cases, had the doctor simply referred our clients for imagery and/or to a relevant specialist, our clients would have achieved a better… Continue reading Medical Negligence in Emergency Departments

Medical Negligence Claim – Nervous Shock Claims

Medical Negligence Claims for Nervous shock are a complex area of law. If a Family member of yours has been negligently treated by his/her doctor and has has suffered a recognised psychiatric illness as a result, they may be able to receive compensation for nervous shock. Nervous shock claims can be brought by persons who… Continue reading Medical Negligence Claim – Nervous Shock Claims

Medical Malpractice – Cosmetic Surgery

Medical Malpractice Claims are on the rise in Australia. A brief explanation of the meaning of Medical Malpractice, also known as Medical negligence is defined as any act or omission by a medical practitioner (ie doctor, dentist, nurse, hospital etc) during treatment of a patient that deviates from accepted norms of practice in the medical community and causes an injury… Continue reading Medical Malpractice – Cosmetic Surgery

Medical Negligence Claims

Do you have a claim for compensation for treatment you received in a hospital or by a medical provider, including Doctors, physiotherapists, chiropractors, dentists etc. A 1995 Quality in Australian Health Care Study demonstrated the potential to improve the quality and safety of health care. The study focused on the useful measure of preventability of… Continue reading Medical Negligence Claims

Injury as a result of Hernia repair! Medical Malpractice

We acted for a client who underwent an incisional hernia repair performed by a surgical registrar under the supervision of a specialist general surgeon. Following the surgery, our client suffered complications arising directly from the surgery that was performed. He was then required to undergo further surgery to drain a seroma which developed. A third… Continue reading Injury as a result of Hernia repair! Medical Malpractice

Your Top 5 Medical Negligence Questions…Answered!

Medical Negligence is a complex area of Law.  Here are your top 5 questions answered! Can I sue my doctor? Under Australian Law, your doctor, hospital or other medical service provider must treat you in a competent and professional manner.  If they fail to do so, they may be held liable for the injury and… Continue reading Your Top 5 Medical Negligence Questions…Answered!

Injury as a result of medical treatment – Medical Negligence Claim

Have you had a medical or dental treatment, and this includes treatment such as physiotherapy and chiropractic treatment, which has left you with an injury?.  If so, you may be entitled to compensation for pain and suffering, loss of income, out of pocket expenses and medical expenses, referred to as a medical negligence claim. ‘Our… Continue reading Injury as a result of medical treatment – Medical Negligence Claim

Do you believe you may have a medical negligence claim?

Have you received medical or other treatment which you believe has been negligently carried out and which has caused you to suffer loss or damage?.  You may have a medical negligence claim. Such treatment may include from a Doctor, Dentist, Hospital or other health provider.  There is a limitation period of 3 years in which… Continue reading Do you believe you may have a medical negligence claim?