Casey Hospital Medical Negligence Compensation Claim Solicitors - No Win No fee
If you have been injured as a result of poor hospital treatment, our medical negligence solicitors can provide advice as to whether action can be taken against the Casey Hospital (Southern Health). Most Australian hospitals and doctors provide high standards of medical treatment and care. And given the complexity of medical treatment and the busy nature of hospitals, it is inevitable that things will go wrong. Not all errors amount to medical negligence.
In the rare instance that you have suffered from incompetent care, you may wish to speak with a medical negligence lawyer regarding your rights to compensation. Medical negligence can happen anywhere within the hospital system- in an emergency department, a maternity unit, surgical unit or in a ward, or as result of pathology or radiology errors.
Call our Casey Hospital medical negligence compensation claim solicitors for obligation-free legal advice on hospital compensation claims.
Hospital negligence claims
Our medical solicitors have handled the most serious of negligence cases where patients have suffered brain damage, cerebral palsy, stroke, heart attack or death as a result of hospital negligence.
Obstetric negligence in hospital birthing units can result in birth trauma. A child may suffer severe life-long disabilities such as erb's palsy or cerebral palsy. Additionally, the mother may suffer from gynaecological injuries requiring further surgery.
Emergency department errors, especially nursing errors at triage, may result in misdiagnosis, delay in diagnosis or patients being sent home when they actually require emergency intervention.
Pharmaceutical errors may result in overdose, or administration of incorrect medication. Best case scenario the patient may suffer some short term side-effects with no permanent damage. Worse case scenario, a patient may suffer a permanent injury or die as a result of the medication error.
Patients have the right to expect competent levels of care. If you would like to complain about your hospital treatment you can contact the Health Services Commissioner in Victoria. If however your need is compensation because your ability to work has been affected, or you require ongoing care, you really should consider taking advice from a specialist medical negligence lawyer.
Call our obligation-free helpline for legal assistance.
If you have lost a loved one as a result of poor hospital treatment, it is important that you get independent legal advice, especially if the coroner orders an inquest. Our solicitors may be able to provide legal representation at the hearing. Additionally you may be able to make a claim for compensation to relatives or wrongful death.
Strict time limits apply when taking legal action against a hospital for personal injury. It is important that you do not delay in seeking legal advice. Failure to take action within the time period set by State legislation may mean that you lose all your legal rights to compensation. Time limits vary depending on whether you were an adult, a child, or intellectually disabled at the time of the negligence. Speak with our legal team today for further information on time limits in Victoria.
No Win No Fee
Our Casey Hospital medical negligence solicitors will assess all relevant medical evidence regarding the circumstances of your hospital treatment, and provide advice as to whether you should pursue a claim against the Casey Hospital, or any other particular medical practitioners or nurses involved in your treatment. Legal representation is available on a No Win No Fee basis, also known as a No Win No Pay agreement. To find out further information on how a No Win No Pay agreement works, call our free helpline or send an email.