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Wagga Wagga Base Hospital Medical Negligence Compensation Claim Solicitors

HELPLINE: 1800 224 077



Negligent Surgery Solicitors

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 Wagga Wagga Base 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 Wagga Wagga Base Hospital.

Clinical Errors

While it's true that many hospitals have the very best in medical standards, sometimes medical mistakes occur. A nurse can perform a procedure poorly, resulting in injury to the patient or can fail to provide the patient with the right medication. An obstetrician can err in a delivery, resulting in brain damage or cerebral palsy in the child; a doctor can misdiagnose a condition, leading to injury to the patient. If you have been injured due to the actions of a doctor, medical provider or hospital, you need to contact us via our free helpline to see if you were the victim of medical negligence.

You can receive completely free advice on our help line and can get answers related to medical negligence. We have dedicated solicitors who will work with you and can tell you if you have a case or not. They will help you win your case against the Wagga Wagga Base Hospital or against one of its providers. You could be owed money for anothers medical negligence.

Medical Negligence

Medical negligence can be hard to explain. Basically, if most of the healthcare providers in the same field as your provider agree that the care met acceptable medical standards, then no medical negligence existed regardless of the outcome. If, on the other hand, most of the healthcare providers agree that the care you received was substandard or below acceptable standards, medical negligence is said to exist.

Compensation

Your solicitor will attempt to provide you with compensation from whomever did the medical incompetence. He or she will add up your losses due to pain and suffering, your losses due to extra medical care needed because of your injury and losses related to being unable to work or being unable to advance in your job. You will also add the costs of caring for you while you are disabled, such as home health care or home health nurse.

When a Family Member Dies

Certain family members of a patient who has died at Wagga Wagga Base Hospital are eligible to receive financial compensation if it can be shown that medical negligence resulted in the death. You should contact our free help line as soon as possible in order to retain a solicitor. A solicitor can attend the coroner's inquest on your behalf.

No Win No Fee

The solicitors at this firm work hard to win your case. They have a no win no fee policy which means that if your case against the Wagga Wagga Base Hospital is not won, you owe the solicitor nothing for his or her services.

Legal Limitations

You only have a limited time frame in which to file a claim against the person or entity responsible for the medical negligence. This is why we ask that you contact us right away by email or through our free help line in order to get advice and to get a legal claim started. If a legal claim is too late, it will not be honoured. Our solicitors are familiar with the law and can get your claim filed on time.

HELPLINE: 1800 224 077