Have you recently suffered from a doctor who was negligent in his medical care? In terms of the law, suffering can means anything from serious or minor injury, pain and damage to trauma and distress. We trust our doctors, nurses and other medical practitioners to take excellent care of us when we are ill or injured, and they work according to a high standard of care and professionalism. It is all the more disheartening, then, when they let us down. You may think that there is nothing to be done, but you can make case of medical negligence with an attorney if you feel that your doctor’s actions have caused you harm.
Who can help me?
Paul du Plessis Attorneys in Pretoria can assist you with all legal matters arising from medical negligence and personal injury. We specialise in medical law and medical malpractice, and are recognised as experts in the medico-legal community. Our years of experience in this field have allowed us to deliver truly exceptional results for our clients, through extensive research, investigation and legal advice and action. If you believe that you or a member of your family has suffered at the hands of medical malpractice, speak to us today.
How does a medical negligence claim work?
When you come to us with a case of medical negligence, there is a detailed process to examine the case. You will need to provide all the details of your case, including an account of the events leading up to and during your medical treatment. Our investigators will also access the medical records of all health service providers involved. A thorough investigation will then commence, making use of our trusted and reliable medical experts for consultation. Your case is then compared to the standard of care expected of a professional medical practitioner, taking into consideration your particular circumstances. In other words, we assess your case by asking what would have been different had a different doctor, who is reasonable, competent and careful, handled your medical needs. If your doctor made a misdiagnosis, an operating error or any kind of mistake that caused you suffering, get in touch with Paul du Plessis Attorneys today.