Australia’s population is ageing and as a result of medication and treatment, average life expectancies have increased dramatically over the last 20 years. Accordingly, more and more elderly and infirmed people will be placed in aged care and respite nursing homes and institutions. The ongoing health of people in such homes is totally subject to the quality of medical services provided by that institution.
Sadly, there are many instances of aged and perhaps infirmed family members at nursing and aged care homes where they have suffered neglect including but not limited to:
Gerard Malouf and Partners are the leading legal specialists Australia wide in relation to medical negligence, aged care, nursing and general health and elder care negligence claims.
Our firm investigates and prosecutes thousands of successful medical negligence claims per year. We cover all upfront costs and disbursements irrespective of whether the case is successful or not. Generally, 98% of our claims are successful and the definition of success is simply not just a win but winning by the maximum margin and achieving justice for our deserving clients.
The range of damages we will bring on behalf of our deserving victims of negligence in an aged and nursing care situation include the following:
Do not hesitate to contact Gerard Malouf and Partners, medical negligence and compensation lawyers for an upfront complimentary discussion on the merits of any potential claim not only for the victim of the aged care, medical negligence abuse case but also for family members including spouses, children and perhaps grandchildren that have suffered significant psychological and nervous shock as well as perhaps some monetary loss.
By the way, if the case is a relatively minor issue that doesn’t justify the bringing of legal action, you can make a complaint to the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission phone 1800 951 822 however if you want immediate action to achieve maximum justice in the minimum time concerning serious issues of negligence do not hesitate to contact us.