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Medical Negligence

Wollongong and Illawarra lawyers specialising in medical negligence claims 

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Melinda Griffiths Lawyers in Wollongong, Illawarra, specialises in personal injury and compensation law, including medical negligence claims. If you have suffered an injury as a result of the negligent treatment provided by a doctor, hospital, dentist or other healthcare professional, you may be entitled to claim compensation.

Types of medical negligence claims

I have represented many patients and their families and resolve complex and sensitive medical negligence cases. There are numerous types of medical negligence claims such as:

  • Failure to warn;
  • Delayed diagnosis;
  • Misdiagnosis;
  • Failure to act in a timely manner to diagnose;
  • Medication errors;
  • Pregnancy and childbirth;
  • Surgery and emergency medical treatment.

Duty of care

Medical providers owe you a duty of care to exercise skill, and reasonable care. We will help you investigate your claim and obtain the expert evidence. If we are able to obtain evidence which supports that the medical providers treatment fell below the required standards we will commence proceedings in the appropriate court and represent you at mediation and or hearing.

Medical negligence legal matters are complex

Matters relating to medical negligence are a particularly complex area of law and requires a specialist to assist you to navigate and guide you through the process.

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Get in touch for a confidential consultation about your legal situation. We will be able to explain the stages of the personal injury compensation process and develop an affordable plan to get the outcome you want.

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