Medical Negligence

Medical Negligence


Medical professionals have a duty of care to their patients, this duty of care is in place to ensure medical practitioners act in a way with consideration for their patients safety and wellbeing. A case of medical negligence, medical malpractice or medical mismanagement occurs when treatment falls below an acceptable standard of care. If these standards are not met, McDonald Legal’s expert medical negligence lawyers can assist you making a claim for compensation against you’re the practitioner.

Quite often injury resulting from medical negligence can impact your quality of life, ensuring you have a competent legal team seeking the maximum compensation you are entitled to receive is vital to ensuring you maintain a quality of life for you and your family.

Common Type of Medical Negligence;

  • Medical malpractice;
  • Medication errors;
  • Representation at the Coroner’s Court;
  • Cerebral palsy claims;
  • Informed consent issues;
  • Medical misdiagnosis;
  • Obstetrics, paediatrics & gynaecology;
  • Wrongful birth;
  • Pregnancy and childbirth complications;
  • Surgery & emergency medical treatment.

Medical negligence (also known as medical malpractice) is the failure from a health-care provider, including General Practictioners, dentists and other types of medical specialists, to treat you with reasonable skill and care, causing you an injury as a result.

If you believe you have experienced medical malpractice, talk to one of our expert Medical Negligence Lawyers to find out how we can help you.