Cardiac means ‘related to the heart’, and cardiologists are highly trained medical specialists dealing with a large number of disorders and ailments suffered by heart patients. Typical conditions treated include heart attacks, angina, abnormal heart rhythms, heart failure and high blood pressure. The vast majority of cardiac medical procedures are successful, although when things go wrong and mistakes are made the results can be devastating.
If you or your loved ones have suffered due to medical negligence associated with cardiac treatments, a compensation claim can be made to provide financial support and get your life back on track. Taylor & Scott Medical Negligence Lawyers have been winning compensation claims for clients since the firm was established way back in 1905, and our commitment to assisting clients is stronger than ever. Our lawyers are all highly trained and experienced in their respective fields, providing you with the best chance of a successful medical negligence claim.
In relation to medical negligence, a cardiac injury is damage to the heart due to mistakes made by medical professionals. Examples include delayed diagnosis, wrong diagnosis and mismanagement of patient health before, during or after surgery. Negligence is understood as treatment that doesn’t meet expected standards, resulting in cardiac damage or associated medical complications.
Good heart health is essential for quality of life. Medical negligence that causes cardiac injuries is best understood in consultation with an experienced compensation lawyer who is fully versed in their specialised field. Examples of medical negligence related to cardiologists include:
Mistakes in cardiology can result in permanent impairment or even death. There is a heavy weight of responsibility on medical specialists to minimise mistakes and provide a superior duty of care. Medical negligence can cause brain damage, strokes and permanent disabilities, so accessing appropriate compensation is wholly justified. Cardiac injury compensation payouts are relative to proving medical negligence; a task that can be made difficult when dealing with opposing medical industry lawyers. Taylor & Scott Lawyers possess the expertise required to negotiate difficult obstacles and achieve compensation payments to cover a range of situations and expenses, such as:
If you or a loved one suspects a cardiac injury has been improperly or negligently treated, a medical negligence claim may be possible. Taylor & Scott Medical Negligence Lawyers will investigate the case and if necessary take legal action against the offending medical practitioner, hospital or health board on your behalf. We work with medical specialists to ascertain the degree of suffering caused and target your compensation claim accordingly.
If we believe you have a valid claim, we can offer our famous ‘no-win, no-fee’ service, meaning you don’t pay us a cent until your case is won. We will help you establish essential factors related to your particular case, collect evidence, communicate with specialists, form a solid compensation document, negotiate with opposing legal teams and represent you in court if required.
Medical professionals have a responsibility to provide the best possible duty of care. Unfortunately, humans aren’t perfect and are prone to make occasional mistakes even in sterile hospital environments. A cardiac injury medical negligence claim needs to establish fault on behalf of the doctor, surgeon or other treating professional. This can occur in a number of ways, such as:
Taylor & Scott Medical Negligence Lawyers, situated in the heart of Sydney’s legal and financial district, with reach all over NSW, are ideally placed to provide a compassionate and caring service along with powerful legal representation. The result is the best possible compensation claim outcome for you and your loved ones.
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