What is medical negligence?
Canberra residents enjoy one of the best levels of healthcare in the world and when ill-health hits, most of us will receive proper care. But sadly, sometimes things can and do go wrong.
Healthcare professional owe a duty of care to their patients. If your professional makes an error causing you injury or harm, you may entitled to compensation. Negligence can arise by a failure to diagnose your condition, not referring you to the right specialist, not warning you of risks involved in a procedure, or simply not carrying out a procedure with reasonable care and skill.
The claim process
Compensation cases involving medical negligence can involve complex issues and are often vigorously defended. They also come with strict time limits, making following the correct processes essential. It is important you have the right legal advice and a lawyer who is experienced in the industry on your side.
How MEJ Lawyers can help you
If you believe you have a claim for medical negligence and need a lawyer in the ACT, get in touch with MEJ Lawyers. You can talk to our team about a no-obligation free consultation by contacting us online or calling (02) 6257 2999.