What types of childbirth complications can I make a birthing injury claim for?
Some of the most common childbirth complications that can result in claims include:
- Injury to you by medical practitioners failing to recognise serious emergency conditions
- Injury to you by the poor management of postpartum haemorrhage
- Injury to you due to the failure to recognise the extent of a vaginal tear
- Injury to you due to failure to manage preeclampsia after delivery
To ensure you have a successful birthing injury compensation claim, it’s important to speak to a birthing malpractice lawyer about your individual situation and the best course of action to take.
Medical providers owe you a duty of care when they perform treatment on you, and if they breach this duty of care, they may be liable for any harm caused and you’ll be able to make a birthing injury compensation claim against them. You can claim against the doctor, nurse, midwife or hospital that treated you.
In some states, the law dictates that the amount of compensation you receive will depend on how significant or severe the injury you suffered from is. Each state and territory has its own laws, so it’s best to chat to a birthing malpractice lawyer to understand your rights and the amount of compensation you may receive.
For your birthing injury claim, we operate on a No Win No Fee basis, so if we don’t win your case – you won’t pay us a cent! If your claim is successful, you’ll need to pay for any disbursements, costs of investigations and legal work performed by us during the proceedings. Contact one of our birthing malpractice lawyers to get a clearer understanding of the potential cost breakdown for your birthing injury compensation claim.
The expert team at LHD Lawyers have been helping Australians win birth injury compensation for over 30 years. Our offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Port Macquarie, Taree and other regional centres make it easy for you to come in and chat with us about your situation, so we can decide the best course of action for you to take.
Our experienced team are on-hand to provide an understanding ear and be by your side throughout your medical negligence childbirth lawsuit. And if we don’t win your case, you won’t pay us a cent!