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Some Of Dr Richard Reid's Patients Left With Debilitating Injuries

Dr Richard Reid

Dr Richard Reid, Obstetrician-Gynaecologist, was found guilty of professional misconduct in September 2018 following a number of complaints brought by the Health Care Complaints Commission. Sixteen of his former patients from a Sydney private hospital assisted the NSW Civil and …

Reportable Incident

What is a ‘reportable incident’

What is a ‘reportable incident’ for the purposes of a Root Cause Analysis under The Health Administration Act 1982

It is fundamentally important for the proper delivery of public health services that serious clinical incidents are identified, investigated and processes …

Orthopaedic Negligence

Orthopaedic negligence

Our specialist medical negligence lawyers have extensive experience with claims involving orthopaedic negligence.

Orthopaedics is the medical specialty that focuses on the musculoskeletal system. This includes bones, muscles, joints, tendons and ligaments. Orthopaedic surgeons perform surgeries such as repairing broken …

Traumatic Birth Injuries

Legal Options Following Traumatic Birth

Traumatic births frequently lead women to consider whether there are any legal avenues for redress, particularly where the mother and/ or the baby are left with challenging injuries.  Mothers are motivated by a number of factors, some of these are:…

Failure To Report Diagnostic Tests And Pathology Reporting

Failure to report all the findings of diagnostic tests

A frequent medical negligence issue we see relates to poor communication in radiology and pathology reporting where a failure to report all the findings of diagnostic tests results results in severe outcomes for the patient.

Radiology scans which include: X-Ray, …

COVID-19 And Aged Care Facilities

COVID-19 and aged care facilities

We know that COVID-19 tends to be a far more severe and life-threatening disease for elderly people.  Residents of aged care facilities are particularly vulnerable because of their age and because they live in close proximity to the other residents. …

Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation is a type of cosmetic surgery which involves having implants inserted underneath the breasts. Many women choose to undergo breast augmentation to enlarge their breasts, restore volume after weight reduction or breast feeding, even the appearance of asymmetrical …