You Could Be Entitled to Compensation For:
Injuries sustained due to incorrect diagnosis
Failure to Diagnose
Injuries sustained due to failure in medical diagnosis
Failure to Warn of Dangers
Injuries sustained where you have not been warned of procedure dangers
Injuries sustained where an incorrect or negligent procedure has been performed
Am I Entitled to Make a Claim?
1. Have you or a loved one been injured due to incorrect diagnosis or failure to diagnose an injury or disease?
2. Were you or a loved one injured during a medical procedure?
3. As a result of your injuries have you suffered any loss such as pain and suffering or loss of income?
If you have answered yes to any of these three points then you may be entitled to compensation. At AJB Stevens, our lawyers are the experts and industry leaders in medical negligence claims. Contact us today to see how we can help you.
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What Can I Claim?
Each medical negligence case is different and unique in its own right. Seeking the help of AJB Stevens will ensure that you receive the compensation and entitlements you deserve to help get your life back on track.
Loss of Income
You could be entitled to compensation for loss of income if you have been unable to work due to injuries sustained.
Seeking compensation can help you pay for hospital expenses gained through your injuries.
Compensation can help you pay for any rehabilitation required at the time of your injuries or ongoing rehabilitation costs.
Medical negligence compensation can help you pay for any home assistance you need, whether that be a cleaner to help around the house or in-home medical assistance.
Pain and Suffering
Compensation can be awarded to help compensate you for any pain and suffering caused as a result of your injuries.
Loss of Life Enjoyment
Compensation for loss of life enjoyment can be awarded due to injuries sustained.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are some common types of Medical Negligence?
Medical negligence is a difficult area of law as some patients may not even realise they have been a victim of negligence. The team at AJB Stevens have vast experience with these kind of cases and can help identify areas of malpractice and negligence. Some common examples of medical negligence and malpractice include:
– Surgical errors
– Failure to give adequate post-operative care
– Issues related to anaesthesia
– Nerve injuries sustained during your procedure
– General hospital negligence
– General Practitioner negligence
– Pregnancy, labour and neonatal negligence
– Errors with medication and post-operative medication and prescriptions
– Orthopaedic negligence
– Defective medical products
What can I claim compensation for?
The compensation entitlements you can claim is dependant on your case. No two cases are the same. Once your AJB Stevens medical negligence compensation expert has assessed your situation they will be able to advise all of the entitlements you can claim.
Generally, in most cases, you can claim for:
– Loss of income
– Hospital expenses
– Rehabilitation Costs
– Home Assistance
– Pain and Suffering
– Loss of Life Enjoyment
Do time limits apply to medical negligence compensation claims?
In most cases a three year time limit applies to medical negligence and medical malpractice claims. However, it is important that you seek legal help as soon as possible to ensure that all deadlines are met. Working with AJB Stevens will ensure that all time sensitive deadlines are met and your personal injury claim is lodged appropriately.
What is the process when you make a claim with AJB Stevens?
When you work with AJB Stevens the medical negligence compensation claim process could not be easier. Our top lawyers will assess your situation to ensure that you have a solid case. From here we will look further into the situation that caused your injuries, taking care to ensure we have all the information we need. Once all information is gathered we will work to seek compensation through negotiations either with insurance companies or persons at fault. If negotiations do not work then we will help you through the Court process.
How long does it take to process a claim?
This all depends on your case. Compensation claims can take anywhere from one to three years however this may take longer depending on:
– Any injuries that have not yet been stabilised and maintained.
– Negotiation difficulties
– Delays in Court if your case reaches that point
Your appointed AJB Stevens lawyer will be able to give you an estimate of how long things will take to progress and for you to receive entitlements, always making sure you are updated with any changes.
How much does it cost to make a motor vehicle accident compensation claim?
At AJB Stevens, we understand that many Australians may not seek legal help for compensation cases as they believe the cost to be too much. This is why we always stand by our No Win No Fee claim. This means that if we don’t win your medical negligence or medical malpractice compensation case you don’t pay our legal fees.
This policy backs our claim that we believe every Australian deserves the right to legal representation when they need it most, regardless of financial situation.
Why Choose us?
At AJB Stevens, we pride ourselves on our ability to offer our clients a professional and personalised service. We focus all of our attention to helping you protect your legal rights and work to win your case. Our directors are personally involved in each case so you can rest assured that a senior team member is prioritising your case.
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Each Medical Negligence case is different and unique in its own right. Seeking the help of AJB Stevens will ensure that you receive the compensation and entitlements you deserve to help get your life back on track.
“The team at AJB Stevens Lawyer have been nothing short of amazing. They played a pivotal role in my compensation claim and I would highly recommend their services for clients like myself” – Khoa, Canley Vale