To bring a claim against your doctor, dentist, therapist or hospital you should contact a lawyer who specialises in medical negligence claims. For treatment that occurred in Victoria , you will need to prove:
- Negligence: that the treatment provided to you fell below a reasonable standard.
- Causation: that the negligence was a cause of your injuries or loss.
- Injury: to get compensation for your pain and suffering; that you have suffered a permanent “significant” injury.
- That your claim is brought within a strict time limit.