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Law Partners stands with a young mother from Sydney injured during childbirth.

Julia created a birth plan ahead of her daughter’s delivery day in December 2022.  She asked for any procedures and risks to be explained to her, and wanted the choice to grant consent before important [...]
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Birth negligence and nervous shock case, likely to result in millions.

When Julie arrived at her local hospital at 40 weeks pregnant, she was excited to give birth to her second child and enter the next phase of family life. Unfortunately, the ordeal ahead would result [...]
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Mother recovering in hospital bed after forceps delivery injury.

Forceps Delivery Negligence – Your Guide.

If you or your baby have been injured following a forceps delivery you might have lots of questions about how this could happen and what to do next. For example, injuries can be caused by [...]
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New mum awarded $900,000 following a negligent birthing forceps injury.

As first-time mum Leanne entered labour, she was nervous and excited to meet her baby and start a new future together with her family. Little did Leanne know that medical negligence experienced during her baby’s [...]
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Surgeons performing a caesarean section.

Caesarean Section Negligence – Your Guide.

If you or your baby have been injured during a caesarean section you probably have a lot of questions about how this could happen and what to do next. For example, injuries can be caused [...]
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Woman suffering from a psychological injury sustained in the workplace.

Medical Negligence Claims – Your Guide.

Making a medical negligence claim or suing a hospital might seem like a daunting prospect. But when you’re injured or ill because of medical negligence, it can have a big impact on your life and [...]
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Patient in hospital after falling victim to medical misdiagnosis.

Medical Misdiagnosis Claims Guide.

Medical misdiagnosis can lead to a delay in your treatment, the wrong treatment, or even no treatment at all.  If this has happened to you, you may be entitled to make a medical misdiagnosis claim. [...]
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Examples of Medical Negligence Payouts in Australia.

Medical negligence payouts in Australia can be substantial, with some running into millions of dollars. If you think you might have a claim, you probably want to know whether your claim is likely to succeed [...]
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Medical Malpractice Cases Australia.

We enjoy a high standard of medical care in Australia. But diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions doesn’t always go to plan, and medical malpractice cases are an unfortunate reality, no matter where you live.  [...]
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Medical negligence risk with common contraceptive device, Implanon

Medical Negligence Risk During Routine Contraceptive Procedure.

The Implanon is a small contraceptive device for women which is implanted in the upper arm and lasts for three years before it needs to be replaced. The insertion procedure is routine and usually done [...]
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Law Partners fluoroquinolone class action law suit

Law Partners’ Fluoroquinolone Class Action Gains Momentum.

Law Partners’ class action investigation into the prescription and impacts of Fluoroquinolone antibiotics has gained momentum. This week we discussed the class action with the media, addressing who might be eligible, how they can get [...]
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Mother holding her baby after being awarded $525,000 after medical negligence while giving birth

Mother Awarded Half a Million Dollars After Experiencing Medical Negligence While Giving Birth.

Jodie had experienced two natural births and had no reason for concern about her third. When she and her husband Dale went in for the delivery, they weren’t expecting the experience to leave them shellshocked [...]
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Man awarded half a million dollars after medical negligence surgery accident

Electrician Awarded Half a Million Dollars After Surgical Accident.

Hard working electrician Jason has been awarded a $550,000 settlement after a surgeon took a biopsy from the wrong rib, causing lasting complications. Jason had been dealing with unexplained chest pain and an unknown lesion [...]
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Mother experiencing medical negligence during birth ultrasound

Medical Negligence During Birth – Your Guide.

Australia is one of the safest countries in the world to give birth in*, but it’s still possible for things to go wrong. Giving birth is an intense and potentially dangerous process for both mother [...]
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Mother awarded settlement after experiencing medical negligence during birth

New Mother Awarded $350,000 After Medical Negligence Experience While Giving Birth.

As a first-time mother, Martina was excited about giving birth and finally getting to meet her baby. The experience was meant to be one of the best moments of her life, but medical negligence has [...]
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Common Antibiotic Leads to Health Nightmare for Adam.

“I was afraid of dying, but also afraid of living.” Within the space of a few months, Adam went from fit, healthy and active, to being unable to stand up unassisted. But Adam’s health nightmare [...]
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Man awarded $800000 settlement after suffering medical negligence in hospital

Man Awarded $800,000 Settlement After Suffering Medical Negligence in Hospital.

Rohit was in hospital for a knee replacement operation when he suffered an injury that turned his life upside down and resulted in a $800,000 settlement. The 58-year-old led an active life playing in a [...]
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Surgeons performing a risky operation that could lead to a medical negligence claim

Dr. Charlie Teo News – Could it Lead to Medical Negligence Claims?  

On July 12, 2023, Elizabeth Utting, Managing Solicitor of Law Partners’ Medical Negligence team, was interviewed by 10 News for their evening news story on Dr Charlie Teo and the judgement of the professional standards [...]
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