Frankston Hospital Medical Negligence Compensation Claim Solicitors
Clinical procedures do not always go to plan and medical treatment sometimes fails. Frankston Hospital is no exception to this rule and unfortunately some patients suffer personal injury due to inadequate care or erroneous treatment. If you are a former patient who has received unsuitable treatment or care and have suffered from personal injury due to neglect at the Frankston Hospital then you do have recourse. Our medical negligence solicitors operate using the no win no fee scheme. Should you be interested in finding out more about a potential medical negligence compensation claim then simply contact us via email, or complete the contact form or use the helpline. Once our solicitor contacts you, should they not be the sex of your preference simply ask for a same sex lawyer. During this initial conversation you will be advised as to liability issues relating to a Frankston Hospital medical negligence compensation claim and we will estimate the anticipated level of damages payable there and then. Should you decide against further action, there is no further obligation and no charge.
In the absence of agreement between the parties, whether or not the treatment you received at the Frankston Hospital was negligent will be determined in a court of law. The decision about negligence will be made by a judge who will compare the treatment you received at the Frankston Hospital with similar treatment offered at other reasonably competent hospitals. A chosen treatment plan may fail but will not be considered as negligent provided that the treatment is logical and is recognised as a proven treatment plan that is based on substantial medical opinion even in circumstances where alternative treatment may have succeeded.
Time Limits & Limitation
All personal injury claims are subject to time limits and a Frankston Hospital medical negligence compensation claim is no exception. The compensation claim must have either been settled or proceedings must have been issued in a court of law within the limitation period or the opportunity to claim compensation may have been lost forever. There are few exceptions to this general rule except for those who are minors and for those that are mentally disabled. Should you have suffered personal injury as a result of medical negligence by Frankston Hospital healthcare professionals it is essential that you speak with a solicitor as soon as possible after the event.
If you have suffered personal injury due to neglect by healthcare professionals at Frankston Hospital you should to speak to a solicitor to ensure that you protect and preserve your legal right to claim compensation. There is absolutely no obligation should you speak to one of our solicitors and then decide not to proceed. Feel free to call if you are in this unfortunate situation and would like instant advice at no cost.