You may have a medical negligence claim if your medical practitioner failed to:
- Diagnose you at all or within a reasonable time frame;
- Perform a medical procedure without reasonable care and skill;
- Treat your medical condition appropriately or refer you to a treating specialist within a reasonable time frame;
- Warn you of the risks associated with your procedure.
Do you have a claim?
To establish medical negligence you must show both:
- The medical provider’s treatment fell below the acceptable standard of care;
- As a direct result of the treatment you suffered physical or psychological harm causing loss.