Wollongong Hospital Medical Negligence Compensation Claims
Most medical treatment is carried out competently with the patient having no reason to complain however there are times when things go wrong. The World Health Organisation has stated that Australia has the worst reputation in the developed world for clinical negligence. If you are thinking about a Wollongong Hospital medical negligence compensation claim we can help. Our specialist personal injury litigation solicitors offer free advice without obligation together with the no win no fee scheme should you decide to pursue legal action. If you would like to speak to a qualified lawyer about a potential Wollongong Hospital medical negligence compensation claim just call the helpline or complete the contact form or email our offices. A solicitor will take a statement from you over the phone and will advise on liability and the anticipated compensation award there and then.
To succeed in a Wollongong Hospital medical negligence compensation claim it is necessary to prove that the healthcare provider was negligent which means that the degree of skill and care did not reach a reasonable standard when compared to other medical practitioners. The fact that treatment fails even if alternative treatment may have been successful does not always prove clinical negligence provided that the treatment was logical and was supported by a substantial body of medical practitioners.
There are time limits on all personal injury litigation. A Wollongong Hospital medical negligence compensation claim must have been settled or legal proceedings should have been issued in a court of law before the expiry of the limitation period failing which the opportunity to claim compensation may have been lost forever. If you are in any doubt whatsoever about limitation you should not delay seeking urgent legal advice.