Medical Negligence Compensation Lawyers

IF YOU HAVE SUSTAINED AN INJURY OR COMPLICATION DUE TO MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE, CLAIM LAYWERS AT GOULDSON LEGAL ARE HERE TO HELP

Medical negligence compensation claims are not restricted to surgical or medical error, and apply to a wide range of injuries, complications, and lack of informed consent.

Our expert team will guide you through the professional negligence claims process to ensure you receive the best possible outcome for your situation.

At Gouldson Legal, your wellbeing is our priority. We assist with the paperwork for all medical negligence compensation claims so that you can focus on your recovery.

If you need to speak with someone regarding medical negligence, compensation claim lawyers at Gouldson Legal are here to help.

Medical negligence compensation claims are not restricted to surgical or medical error, and apply to a wide range of injuries, complications, and lack of informed consent.

Our expert team will guide you through the professional negligence claims process to ensure you receive the best possible outcome for your situation.

At Gouldson Legal, your wellbeing is our priority. We assist with the paperwork for all medical negligence compensation claims so that you can focus on your recovery.

If you need to speak with someone regarding medical negligence, compensation claim lawyers at Gouldson Legal are here to help.

We’re here to help.

Need to speak with an expert team of medical negligence compensation lawyers? Brisbane clients count on Gouldson Legal.

No Win. No Fee. No Problems.

You’re likely wondering, ‘how much does a medical negligence claim cost?’ At Gouldson Legal, we believe everyone has the right to legal representation, regardless of their financial circumstances. That’s why every single case we take on is covered by our No Win. No Fee. No Problems Guarantee. If you don’t win, we don’t charge.

Free case review.

Unsure if you’re entitled to compensation? Contact us today for a free case review. One of our expert lawyers will review your eligibility for any medical negligence compensation claims. No fee. No obligation. No stress.

Lower fee cap.

Are you seeking medical negligence compensation? Claim lawyers often operate on a 50% fee cap—meaning they can walk away with up to half of your settlement amount. At Gouldson Legal, we think this is unfair. We charge at competitive hourly rates with a 30% fee cap to ensure the bulk of the settlement from any medical negligence compensation claims go to you.

Mobile medical negligence compensation lawyers (Brisbane and Queensland-wide).

We understand that you may be in pain or facing challenges following an incident of professional negligence. Claims lawyers at Gouldson Legal will meet you wherever is easiest for you – whether at the hospital, your home, a local café, or one of our office locations.

Who is eligible for medical negligence compensation claims?

Negligent treatment claims
Negligent treatment claims

If you sustained injuries or complications due to incorrect, negligent or unlawful treatment from a healthcare provider, such as a doctor, hospital, or chemist, you may be entitled to lodge a medical negligence compensation claim.

Negligent advice claims
Negligent advice claims

If you sustained injuries or complications due to incorrect, negligent or unlawful advice from a healthcare provider, such as a general practitioner, specialist, or chemist, you may be entitled to lodge a medical negligence compensation claim.

Medical procedure claims
Medical procedure claims

If you sustained injuries or complications due to an incorrect, negligent or unlawful medical procedure, you may be entitled to lodge a medical negligence compensation claim.

Childbirth claims
Childbirth claims

If you sustained injuries or complications due to incorrect, negligent or unlawful treatment during childbirth, you may be entitled to lodge a medical negligence compensation claim.

Surgical procedure claims
Surgical procedure claims

If you sustained injuries or complications due to an incorrect, negligent or unlawful surgical procedure, you may be entitled to lodge a medical negligence compensation claim.

‘Failure to warn’ claims
‘Failure to warn’ claims

If you sustained injuries or complications due to a healthcare provider’s failure to warn you of the risks and/or possible outcomes, you may be entitled to lodge a medical negligence compensation claim.

Frequently Asked Questions

Medical negligence compensation claims incorporate a wide spectrum of injuries and complications.

In short, if you sustained an injury or complications due to subpar medical services, treatment, or advice from a healthcare provider, you may be entitled to claim for compensation.

If you are considering lodging a medical negligence compensation claim, lawyers at Gouldson Legal will assess your circumstances and advise you on the best path forward.

It’s important to be aware that professional negligence claims may involve hospitals, chemists, doctors, midwives, dentists, physiotherapists–and any other healthcare provider. Furthermore, claims may result from a failure to diagnose, incorrect diagnosis, surgical error, or birthing injury–and countless other circumstances.

To fully understand your entitlements, contact our medical negligence compensation lawyers (Brisbane and Queensland-wide) for a free, confidential chat.

Before reaching out to our medical negligence compensation claim lawyers, ensure that you lodge a report of the inadequate treatment or services to the provider.

As always, your health comes first. When possible, arrange to see an alternate medical provider. You will need to obtain medical evidence to show that your injury is a direct consequence of the incident.

At Gouldson Legal, every client is entitled to a free case review. To receive a free case review for your medical negligence compensation, claim lawyers (Brisbane and Queensland) can be contacted by phone or through the online form. One of our lawyers will contact you to discuss the situation and take you through the claims process, step by step.

Lawyers at Gouldson Legal should be contacted as soon as practicable*. In Queensland, strict time limits apply to all personal injury claims, including professional negligence claims.

Regardless of the circumstances of medical negligence, compensation claim lawyers will advise that pre-court proceedings must begin within 9 months of your injury (numerous dates and time frames will generally apply).

Ultimately, you must commence personal injury proceedings in a Court within 3 years from the date of your injury, or your right to any medical negligence compensation claims may be lost.

We understand that injuries or complications due to medical negligence can severely impact your wellbeing, your family, and your ability to earn an income.

Once your injuries have stabilised, our medical negligence compensation lawyers will calculate your entitlements based on updated information and medical evidence. Depending on your situation, you may be eligible to seek compensation for:

  • Past and future treatment and rehabilitation costs.
    This may include physiotherapy, pharmaceutical costs, and psychological support. Our team can help with organising this to ensure you aren’t out-of-pocket during the claims process.
  • Past and future loss of income and superannuation.
    If you have been unable to work due to injury or complications, or injury or complications will impact your ability to work in the future, this will be included in your professional negligence claim.
  • Impacts on quality of life, including pain, suffering, and loss of enjoyment.
    For any medical negligence, compensation lawyers at Gouldson Legal will assess any sustained psychological injuries, mental distress, or physical pain in the claims process.
  • Commercial costs.
    Your medical claim compensation lawyers (Brisbane and Queensland offices) will advise further. Claims may include compensation for lawn mowing, cleaning, and maintenance.
  • Home modifications or specialised equipment
    If you have paid for these out of pocket, this will be included in your medical negligence compensation claim.

Queensland trusts Gouldson Legal to assess their entitlements. Contact one of our medical negligence claims lawyers today for a free, confidential chat.

With our team of expert medical negligence compensation lawyers, Brisbane and Queensland clients count on Gouldson Legal to resolve claims as efficiently as possible. However, it’s important to remember that every claim is as individual as the person making it.

When it comes to professional negligence claims, numerous variables can shorten or prolong the time it takes for decisions to be made or the claim to be finalised. To speed up the process, ensure you lodge a claim as soon as possible and keep accurate and detailed records at hand.

In Queensland, medical negligence compensation lawyers don’t come more dedicated than Gouldson Legal. All professional negligence claims are reviewed by a team of fully qualified lawyers–including the company Director–to ensure they are considered from all angles.

At Gouldson Legal, three simple principles guide everything we do:

We don’t represent cases. We represent people.
We keep in contact. You’ll never be left in the dark.
We work harder and smarter to get the best result for you. Not us. You.