Our response to the COVID-19 Situation that is unfolding

Taylor & Scott Lawyers are continuing to operate during this difficult period as we monitor the ongoing COVID-19 situation Our clients existing matters are important to us, as are new client matters and we are endeavouring to progress these matters as quickly as possible. However, we do ask that you be patient should any slight…

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Family at the doctors

5 Common Questions about Medical Negligence Claims in Australia

Anyone could experience medical negligence at some point. If care provided by a healthcare professional (such as a doctor, nurse or surgeon) or organisation (such as a hospital) falls below a reasonable standard, leaving you with physical, mental or emotional loss or injuries, it is called medical negligence. As the patient at the receiving end…

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How Do You Claim Negligence Against a Nurse?

According to numbers released by The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) in late 2015, there are a total of 331,000 registered nurses and midwives in Australia. And, New South Wales is home to the most nurses with 79,004. We trust these medical professionals with our medical treatment. We put our care and that of…

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Personal Injury Compensation Lawyers

What Must Be Disclosed In A Medical Negligence Claim?

When you go to a professional for advice, that’s exactly what you expect. Professionals working in skilled and specialised professions, from accountants and engineers to doctors, owe their clients a duty to act with reasonable care and skill. When a professional fails in this duty it is referred to as professional negligence and a client…

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Making a Medical Misdiagnosis Claim

‘If symptoms persist, see your doctor’. It’s age old advice from the back of a medicine bottle and it would serve the reader well to follow. Making an appointment with a doctor when you are sick or for a regular checkup is the responsible thing to do, and few would argue with the welcome relief…

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