A recent judgement out of the UK that addresses a historical medical negligence claim may have interesting consequences for upcoming cases in Australia. This birth trauma claim may provide some [...]
When I tell people that I’m a medical negligence lawyer, one of the most common questions is about one of the rarest events in medical negligence law: “Do you ever see cases where the surgeon has [...]
In the case of Waine v Carnival (P&O Cruises), Ms Waine sued for damages for medical negligence as a result of the advice and treatment provided by the medical officers on a cruise ship.
Are there any consumer protection rights or medical negligence compensation options if your cosmetic surgery goes wrong?
Introducing a “Ryan’s Rule” in Victoria, or an equivalent, will enable parents to be heard and listened to when their children are receiving medical treatment.
A comprehensive guide to solicitor/client costs, party/party costs and disbursements in medical negligence and public liability claims.
How should the law respond to medical negligence claims when hospitals and the health system in Victoria is in crisis?
It’s time for Victorian personal injury compensation laws to change to facilitate justice for grieving families.
What does the law say about the extent of the duty of local doctors (GP’s) in relation to referral of patients to specialists (for example surgeons) and other health services?
In this article, we explore why the law in medical negligence is so difficult and try and break down a few of the concepts and barriers in medical negligence claims.
A recent medical negligence case heard in Victoria’s County Court highlights the problem for injured patients where there is a difference between what the medical records say and the injured [...]