When patients receive medical treatment from qualified professionals, they should not expect their conditions to worsen as a result of the care they have received. Unfortunately, when medical practitioners perform their job in a negligent manner, the consequences can be fatal. Additionally, the negligence of doctors, surgeons, nurses, and other healthcare professionals can cause patients to develop additional medical issues. Serious medical errors can also cause a patient’s condition to retrogress, worsening their already problematic health issues.
In Sydney, injured and ill patients put their lives in the hands of medical professionals. They do so because healthcare providers have an obligation to treat each of their patients with the highest degree of care. If a medical professional fails to comply with the highest standards of their profession and instead provides negligent medical care, they may be responsible for financially compensating the patients they have wronged for damages they incur as a result of their substandard treatment.
Victims of medical malpractice often find themselves struggling to meet their newly acquired financial obligations. As medical expenses related to their worsened conditions continue to increase, patients may feel overwhelmed by their financial losses. When worsened medical conditions sustained as a result of a doctor’s negligence prevent a patient from fulfilling the obligations of their jobs, they may experience legitimate financial distress. The wrongful conduct of a negligent healthcare provider could have far-reaching implications on both their patients’ lives and their ability to support their families.
If your condition worsened after receiving negligent medical care, it can be difficult to know which actions to take next. For many patients who have experienced new physical difficulties and sustained financial damages because of their doctor’s negligence, pursuing civil action may seem like an impossible feat. After all, doctors throughout the country are afforded legal support from the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA), a nationwide, monolithic organization that stringently defends the doctors it represents, even in the face of legitimate medical malpractice claims.
At Preszler Injury Lawyers, our medical malpractice lawyers serving Sydney have a history of fighting the CMPA, and representing our clients’ best interest through civil litigation. Our Sydney medical malpractice lawyers may be able to work with medical experts to prove that:
- Your healthcare provider did not meet the standard of care.
- After receiving medical treatment in breach of the regular standard of care, you acquired compensable injuries.
- The injuries you sustained were the result of your healthcare provider’s negligence.
By presenting thorough, compelling medical evidence, our medical malpractice lawyers serving Sydney may be able to help you recover financial compensation for damages you incurred as a result of their negligence. These damages may include:
- Medical expenses
- Rehabilitation costs
- Ongoing medical care/in-home care
- Lost wages due to missed work
- Loss of future earning capacity
- Adjusted living expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Punitive damages
- And possibly more
Our Sydney medical malpractice lawyers believe that no one should be forced to endure physical pain or financial distress because of a doctor’s failure to perform their job in accordance with reasonable standards of practice. If you were the victim of a medical professional’s negligence and believe you may be entitled to financial compensation, call our medical malpractice lawyers serving Sydney today for a free initial consultation.
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If you have questions about your case, or are uncertain whether you may be eligible to pursue a claim for damages, call Preszler Injury Lawyers for a cost-free, no obligation consultation.
During a free first meeting, our Sydney medical malpractice lawyers may be able to review the details of your case with you, answer your important questions, and provide you with useful legal advice. To schedule your free initial consultation about the options that may be available to you, contact our medical malpractice lawyers serving Sydney today.