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Negligence in nursing

Nursing negligence compensation lawyers in Brisbane, Gold Coast and all of QLD, VIC & NSW

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.

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.

It’s important to note that medical malpractice is not the same thing as failed medical treatment.

 

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, VIC & NSW.

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

  • Childbirth complications

 

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. 

Frequently asked questions about nursing negligence compensation claims

This depends entirely on the circumstances of your case.

To determine an appropriate amount of compensation, we will consider all expenses associated with your injuries as well as any non-financial impacts. These can include:

 

  • Medical bills
  • Ongoing medical expenses (such as rehabilitation and physiotherapy)
  • Retraining (if your injuries prohibit you from returning to work in your former capacity)
  • Pain and suffering

 

Regardless of the seriousness of your injuries, you can trust us to try and secure the compensation you are entitled to.

See our video on this page or see more about how much compensation you may get for your injury.

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.

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.

Read more about how legal fees for no win no fee cases are determined.

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. With 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.

Working with a medical negligence lawyer can simplify the injury claims process. If you an unsure how to begin legal proceedings, simply contact us and we’ll discuss your case.

Call us, email, live chat online or fill out a free instant claim assessment form to take the first step towards compensation you may be due.

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.

How much compensation will i get for nursing negligence?

Our Compensation Calculator gives a basic indication how much compensation you may be due

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