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Wrongful death compensation lawyers.

If the wrongful death of a loved one was caused by medical negligence, you might be entitled to compensation.

Our specialist medical negligence lawyers will take time to listen to you and fully understand your situation, then advise you on your legal rights and options.

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Wrongful death caused by surgical errors, misdiagnosis or incorrect treatment is very difficult to come to terms with. And it can be made even more stressful if you’re dealing with financial pressure like the loss of a household income, the need for home help or the impact of mental stress.

That’s where we can help. Our specialist medical negligence lawyers can help you understand whether you can make a medical negligence claim. And if you decide to make a claim, we can take care of whole process for you.

There’s no cost to have a confidential conversation with one of our specialist medical negligence lawyers and find out what you can claim.

Our wrongful death compensation lawyers in Sydney and across NSW are here to help you with:

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Dependency claims.

If you’ve lost a spouse or parent through medical negligence, and you relied on them for their contribution to household expenses and the general running of the household, you may be entitled to make a dependency claim.

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Mental harm claims.

If you’ve been diganosed with a psychiatric injury caused by the loss of a family member through negligent medical treatment, then you may be able to make a mental harm claim.


What can I claim?

If you’ve lost a loved one through medical negligence, here are the losses you may be eligible to claim for:

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Dependency claim

Compensation for the income your loved one was earning and contributing to your household expenses like food, bills and rent payments.

Compensation to cover the contribution your loved one made to the general running of your household, like cooking, cleaning and garden maintenance.

Mental harm claim

Compensation for your diagnosed psychological illness to cover:

  • Medical and mental health treatment costs
  • Income you’ve lost through time off work
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of enjoyment of life

Getting started.

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Tell us about your claim.

Speak to one of our friendly solicitors today and find out if you can claim.

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We’ll get to know you.

Our solicitor will ask more questions and get to know you personally to work out everything you’re entitled to.

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We’ll offer to start your claim.

We’ll explain how we can claim all your compensation and give you our ‘no win no fee’ guarantee. You decide if you want to proceed – there’s no obligation.


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You’re in safe hands with Law Partners.

Your medical negligence lawyer is backed by a team of specialists including paralegals, medico-legal experts, forensic accountants and barristers. Your team will work hard for you, check in with you regularly and always keep you up to date with your case. You’re in safe hands with Australia’s largest specialist personal injury firm.

Maria Aravena is a Managing Solicitor at Law Partners. Her speciality practice area is medical negligence.

Maria Aravena

Managing Solicitor

Through all my communications with clients, I do everything in my power to explain things in a way they will understand so they’re comfortable with the progression of their claims.

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James David is a Solicitor at Law Partners. His practice area is Medical Negligence.

James David

Associate

Empathy is such an integral value for every successful personal injury solicitor because it enables you to truly understand the client’s circumstances and build a connection with them. And a strong solicitor/client connection is the foundation of a successful claim.

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James McAuley

Associate

The key to achieving a successful outcome is having a solicitor who is thorough, diligent, composed and always willing to act in the very best interest of the client, no matter what. This is the solicitor I strive to be for every one of my clients.

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Tasahra Christian

Associate

With every claim, I do everything possible to ensure my clients are shown the compassion they deserve, are listened to and are always kept up to date in regards to the progress of their claim.

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Elizabeth Utting is a Managing Solicitor at Law Partners. She specialises in medical negligence.

Elizabeth Utting

Senior Managing Solicitor

The best thing about being a personal injury lawyer is the chance to witness first-hand the sheer courage displayed by clients to want to reclaim their lives, despite all the hardship – it’s what inspires me to go above and beyond for them.

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Michael Pasarro is an Associate at Law Partners. He specialises in Medical Negligence and Public Liability.

Michael Passaro

Managing Solicitor

The critical aspect of successfully managing cases is an understanding that no two are the same. I bring a well thought out strategy to every matter I engage with to make sure that I’m delivering the best outcomes for my clients.

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Shane Butcher is a Principal at Law Partners. He specialises in medical negligence, public liability and TPD.

Shane Butcher

Principal

With over 15 years’ experience in personal injury law on my side, I’ve had the privilege of helping thousands of injured people and their families claim all the compensation they’re entitled to.

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Frequently asked questions.

A no win no fee medical negligence lawyer offers to run your case for you and only get paid when you win. If you choose the right lawyer, it’s an excellent option that allows you to pursue your claim without any risk, but it’s important to check the lawyer’s costs agreement to fully understand what’s covered.
With some no win no fee lawyers you can still end up having to pay thousands of dollars in disbursements if your case is unsuccessful. This is because their no win no fee agreements cover their professional fees but not the costs they incur. At Law Partners, our no win no fee, no disbursements guarantee covers all our costs and disbursements as well as our professional fees, so you can pursue your claim with peace of mind.

Medical negligence claims are complex, so it’s important to get good advice and engage the services of a specialist medical negligence lawyer. Your lawyer will engage one or more medical experts who have experience in medical negligence to review the medical records and determine whether there is evidence of wrongful death caused by medical negligence.

We’ll manage this process for you, and we’ll cover the medical experts’ costs, so you won’t have to pay anything out of your own pocket.

If your medical negligence claim is denied by the insurer, we then commence proceedings to take the matter to mediation. It’s at this stage that most claims are resolved and a settlement (i.e. a medical negligence payout to you) is agreed upon. In the minority of cases where a settlement isn’t reached, we’ll advise you about taking your claim to court to pursue compensation.

You must lodge your claim within three years. But if it’s been more than three years, you should still speak to one of our medical negligence lawyers as exceptions can be made in some situations.

Even if you’ve spoken to another lawyer and been told you don’t have a claim, you can call us for a second opinion. Our medical negligence lawyers have successfully pursued many claims that were rejected by other lawyers.


Why should I choose Law Partners?

Caring for our clients drives everything we do – that’s why thousands of Australians every year choose Law Partners.

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We’ll match you with a medical negligence lawyer who specialises in claims like yours.

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We’ll build a personal relationship with you and your family to make sure we understand the true impact of your injuries.

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Your medical negligence team will check in with you regularly and always keep you up to date with your case.

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We win over 99% of our cases and pride ourselves in winning more compensation.

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Our senior lawyers will assess your case for free.


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As a personal injury law firm, we see first-hand every day the psychological damage that a lack of empathy can cause. So we’re committed to promoting more empathy in the world, and sharing stories of the positive impact it can have.

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