Medical negligence

You have the right to trust your doctor to look after you properly. If your health care professional, hospital or other facility breaches what’s known as their duty of care, then you may be able to make a claim for compensation. At Maurice Blackburn we have Australia’s leading medical malpractice team, dedicated to helping you get your life back on track. No matter what you are up against, Maurice Blackburn will fight to protect you.

Laws relating to medical negligence vary between states and territories, but generally Australian law allows a person to claim for compensation if they have suffered physical, psychological or financial harm as a result of negligent medical treatment.

If you think you have experienced negligence or malpractice, talk to Maurice Blackburn today to find out how we can help you.

Our highly experienced lawyers can help

Maurice Blackburn lawyers have successfully represented hundreds of patients and their families in complex and sensitive medical negligence cases. We can secure the most favourable outcome for you in cases involving:

If you or a member of your family has been injured due to negligence on the part of a medical practitioner or facility, we can help you understand if you have grounds for a claim for medical negligence.

Why Maurice Blackburn?

Medical negligence, or medical malpractice, is a fairly technical and complicated area of law, and for that reason, it’s always a good idea to have someone who specialises in these cases to represent you. Maurice Blackburn has Australia’s largest medical negligence team that exclusively represents injured patients and their families.


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