Medical negligence compensation claims related to birth injuries require a tailored approach by experienced lawyers. With a reputation highly regarded by clients and the judicial system, Taylor & Scott Medical Negligence Lawyers are ideally positioned to maximise compensation payments for the benefit of you and your loved ones.
Complications during labour and childbirth can cause difficulties for both mother and child, in some cases resulting in injuries that warrant medical negligence compensation. Birthing injuries include oxygen deprivation and trauma resulting from incorrect medical procedures. Understanding your medical negligence compensation rights is entirely possible with the expertise of Taylor & Scott Lawyers, boasting compensation winning cases since 1905.
Birthing injuries are far more common than most people realise. Numerous injuries result from medical negligence in hospital environments, including neonatal injuries shortly after birth and failure to correctly diagnose obstetric cholestasis that results in stillbirth. Injuries can also be caused by use of excessive force during delivery, delay in performing a caesarean section and many other reasons. Healthcare professionals and hospitals deemed negligent in caring for patients are subject to legal action for compensation. Examples of medical negligence causing birthing injuries include:
• Maternal or foetal distress, bleeding, and lack of oxygen
• A compressed or trapped umbilical cord
• Caesarean section delay
• Improper use of forceps or vacuum extractor
• Failure to properly address infections
• Failure to address maternal health complications
Taylor & Scott Medical Negligence Lawyers work with the best medical specialists to establish a compensation claim case on your behalf. A relatively straight forward claim can become complex and confusing when it is disputed by opposing legal teams, making the advice and assistance of Taylor & Scott Compensation Lawyers the best way to move your case toward a successful conclusion.
A comprehensive consultation with Taylor & Scott Medical Negligence Lawyers will ascertain your chances of a successful compensation claim. This free service includes an overview of your particular case, along with the opportunity to discuss any concerns you have regarding the claim procedure. If we see your case has merit and a good chance of success we will immediately commence collation of evidence and compilation of a strong claim document on your behalf. Birthing injuries compensation provides financial and other assistance for improved quality of life. Compensation covers:
• Pain and suffering
• Lost earnings and other income
• Medical treatment expenses (past and future)
• Nursing, home care and household maintenance
• The cost of care provided by family and friends
If you believe a birthing injury to mother or child was caused by medical negligence, you may have a genuine compensation case. Pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood should be a joyous time for bonding rather than a time of distress and despair, so Taylor & Scott Lawyers are on hand to help get your life back on track. We even offer our ‘no-win, no-fee’ guarantee in some cases, allowing you to avoid financial strain during trying times. A medical negligence birthing injury claim will need to prove negligence in ways that include:
• Medical practitioner failure in providing a reasonable level of care associated with their occupation.
• The injury would not have happened with a similarly trained professional under the same circumstances.
Medical negligence or malpractice happens far too often, with claims usually made against a hospital or medical centre body rather than the at-fault individual practitioner.
Taylor & Scott Compensation Lawyers have been assisting the people of Sydney and NSW since 1905, when the firm was established. We are located in the heart of Sydney’s legal and financial district, with reach all around the state. Our medical negligence experts are considered some of the best in Australia, and are highly respected by clients, the legal profession, and even opposing legal teams.
When industry heavyweights are required to get desired compensation claim results, Taylor & Scott Lawyers are the solutions-based experts worth contacting. We are known for our caring approach along with our determination to overcome obstacles and get the right result for our clients. Our team members visit outlying NSW areas to establish winning partnerships, and remain in contact for advice and assistance for the entire duration of the medical negligence claim process.
At Taylor & Scott, We Care For You.