Launceston General Hospital Medical Negligence Compensation Claim Solicitor
According to the World Health Organisation the highest incidence of medical negligence in the developed world occurs in Australia. More than 18,000 people die every year as a result of preventable errors in Australian hospitals and clinics which represents a figure of about 50 fatalities every single day. In addition over 50,000 people suffer from permanent injury every year due to hospital malpractice and a further 80,000 individuals are hospitalised annually as a result of clinical errors. Only a small minority of the victims of medical negligence make a claim for compensation for personal injury. If you have been injured as a result of a clinical accident by a healthcare professional including a doctor, dentist, nurse or technician at Launceston General Hospital and would like to speak to a medical negligence solicitor without further obligation, just use the helpline or send the contact form or email our offices. A medical negligence lawyer who deals exclusively in personal injury claims will speak to you, giving free advice and information on how best to preserve your legal right to receive compensation as a result of injuries caused by medical negligence at Launceston General Hospital.
Our specialist medical malpractice solicitors who work in the field of legal compensation. We represent people who have been victims of medical errors. We know that most hospitals have high medical standards but that medical mistakes happen. An obstetrician can make an error that results in cerebral palsy in a child; a nurse can give the wrong dose of medication; a doctor can mislabel a diagnosis. If you think you've been injured in a similar way at Launceston General Hospital, call our medico-legal helpline for free advice as you your legal options.
We have a totally free helpline for those who believe they have been victimized by medical actions. Each of our solicitors is a specialist in the field of medico-legal law and will be able to speak to you about your incident and injury at Launceston General Hospital so you have the ability to know what your legal rights are.
A medical health professionals actions are considered competent if most of the doctors in his or her field believe the actions were medically acceptable at the time. On the other hand, if most of the doctors in the field feel that the actions were not acceptable, the health professional is considered incompetent and you may be owed compensation for the mistakes of the health professional.
If Launceston General Hospital is labeled incompetent regarding your incident; you are likely eligible for compensation. The amount of the compensation depends on how severe your injuries were, what ongoing disabilities you have, and whether or not you missed work or are able to advance in your work. Compensation is related to the degree of pain and suffering you underwent and whether or not you need home healthcare after the injury.
A Family Members Death
It is especially important to seek legal advice as soon as a family member dies under the care of Launceston General Hospital. The solicitor will evaluate the case and will represent your family at the coroner's inquest. A medical mistake may have been made regarding the death.
No Win No Fee
We will handle your medico-legal issue at no charge to you. What this means is that your legal care is on a no win no fee basis. If we don't win your case against the Launceston General Hospital, you owe our solicitor nothing.
Limits of the Law
There is a time limit in which you are able to file a claim against the hospital or medical provider so it is important to speak to one of our representatives at the toll free help center before this statute of limitations runs out. If you attempt to file a law suit after this date, the suit will be denied. This is why it is important to talk to your obligation-free help line so you can get the legal advice you need before the time runs out. You can talk on free helpline or send us an email to get the advice you need.