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Hip Replacement Gone Wrong

Hip replacement gone wrong

Leg length discrepancy is one of the most common complaints our medical negligence lawyers are seeing post total hip replacement surgery.

Australia’s population is ageing with people over 65 making up 15% of the total population. In older age comes …

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:…

Adverse Clinical Incidents

Adverse clinical incidents in NSW Public Hospitals

Incident investigations in NSW public hospitals are required when there are poor outcomes and adverse clinical incidents. The reporting and investigation of poor outcomes and adverse clinical incidents are important to maintaining and improving the quality of the provision of …

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, …