Negligence in nursing refers to failures and delays in medical care causing adverse outcomes for the patient.
If you have sustained an injury due to the negligent actions of nursing staff, you may be entitled to claim for damages.
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Medical malpractice is when a doctor, nurse or other healthcare provider fails in their duty of care.
Any negative impact on a person’s physical and emotional condition resulting from substandard healthcare can be referred to as medical malpractice and injury claims sought.
From minor complications to life-threatening illnesses, this term of negligence covers a broad range of injuries and ailments. It’s important to note that medical malpractice is not the same thing as failed medical treatment.
What Type of Injuries Constitute Negligence in Nursing?
These are some of the most common injuries associated with negligence in nursing:
Misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis
Making an existing medical condition worse
Surgery-related nerve damage
Adverse reactions to medication
Poor pregnancy management
Being able to prove that your injuries were foreseeable and a direct result of medical malpractice is key to receiving compensation for nursing negligence. Discuss your case with our compensation lawyers in Brisbane and Gold Coast to learn more about proving malpractice in an injury claim.
No Win No Fee Nursing Negligence Lawyers? What Does That Mean?
Our compensation lawyers’ expertise in personal injury cases and medical negligence cases means we are able to assess your situation and identify whether you have a solid case to make a claim quickly. Our no win no fee guarantee means if you don’t win your case, you don’t pay the legal fees.
Get in touch with one of our expert personal injury lawyers for help in assessing your claim. We’re based in Brisbane and Gold Coast but service all of Queensland.
How much compensation Will I get for my Nursing Negligence?
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How Much Compensation Did Other People Get Awarded For Their Injuries?
To help you understand more how much other people (who may have similar injuries to you) were awarded for their compensation claims, we pulled together some real life compensation claim example case studies.
Frequently Asked Questions About Nursing Negligence Compensation Claims
How Long Do I Have To Claim Nursing Negligence?
Time limits apply to all personal injury claims, including those involving nursing negligence.
If you think you may have received inadequate nursing care, seek legal advice immediately. The longer you delay making a claim for your injuries, the less chance it will have of being successful.
Will I Need To Go To Court For Nursing Malpractice?
Most injury claims involving nursing malpractice can be settled out of court. However, if a settlement can’t be reached, you may need to attend court in support of your case.
This will usually only happen if your presence is deemed vital to the outcome of your claim.
Even if you are called on to provide testimony in court, your compensation lawyer may be able to attend on your behalf.
Who Pays For The Nursing Compensation Claim?
Under Australian law, all medical practitioners must have some form of malpractice insurance. Therefore, if a nurse is found to have failed in their duty of care, their insurer will pay for your compensation.
Our experienced compensation lawyers in Brisbane and Gold Coast can negotiate with insurance companies on your behalf to ensure you receive the full amount of damages you are entitled to.
Why Should I Trust The Personal Injury Lawyers With My Nursing Negligence Compensation Claim?
Our dedicated team has provided Australians with legal representation for personal injury compensation for many years, so we can determine whether you are eligible to claim compensation quickly.
We fight for the best results, supporting you through the entire process and communicating in plain English. Our no win no fee guarantee will get your medical bills and expenses paid quickly, and if we don't win your claim for you, then you don't pay our fees.
Wwith more than three decades of experience, our personal injury specialists have the niche knowledge and dedication to take your case through to a positive outcome.
Do I Need A Medical Malpractice Lawyer To Make A Claim?
Working with a medical negligence lawyer can simplify the claims process. If you an unsure how to begin legal proceedings, just contact us to discuss.
With offices in Brisbane and the Gold Coast, servicing all of Queensland, our expert compensation lawyers we are well placed to seek justice for individuals throughout the state.
Frequently Asked Questions
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