North York Branson Hospital Medical Malpractice Lawyers - Toronto

LAWYER HELPLINE: ☎ 855 804 7142

Personal Injury Lawyers

The statistics for medical malpractice in Canada are unacceptable. Ever year there are over 25,000 fatalities and 100,000 serious injuries that are attributed to clinical negligence. Doctors, nurses and technicians working at North York Branson Hospital do occasionally make mistakes and where those errors are as a result of negligence causing personal injury then a medical malpractice compensation claim is appropriate. If you or a close relative have suffered personal injury as a result of erroneous treatment as an outpatient or inpatient at North York Branson Hospital you should take urgent advice from a qualified lawyer. Our lawyers offer free advice without further obligation on potential North York Branson Hospital compensation claims for clinical negligence. If you would like to speak to a lawyer on the phone, just call the helpline or complete and send the contact form or email our offices. We will take brief details over the phone and will advise on liability, the value of your claim and what you must do in the short term to preserve your right to receive compensation.

Standard of Care & Negligence

Doctors, dentists, nurses and technicians who work at North York Branson Hospital are expected to treat patients with a reasonable degree of skill and care. Erroneous treatment that injures a patient may give rise to a medical malpractice compensation claim. There is no statutory definition of the standard of care that is required. Healthcare professionals are judged by comparing them with other reasonably competent doctors, dentists, nurses and technicians treating patients with similar illnesses in similar locations. The mere fact that treatment fails does not necessarily indicate clinical negligence. There are a number of defences open to healthcare practitioners in order to rebuff claims of incompetence including accepted practice, respected minority and error of judgement. Medical malpractice law is highly complex and requires the services of a skilled advocate.

Compensation & Damages

Damages awarded by a judge in a North York Branson Hospital medical malpractice compensation claim may include the following items :-

  • pain and suffering
  • loss of past and future earnings
  • medicines and medical fees
  • travelling expenses
  • assistance for household chores
  • special care aids and equipment
  • adapted accommodation and transport
  • care and assistance
  • general expenses

Medical Malpractice lawyers - Limitation & Time Limits

There are time limits on all personal injury compensation claims in Canada. Failure to meet with the requirements may mean that you lose the right to receive compensation forever. If you believe that you have been injured as a result of medical malpractice you need to contact a lawyer for advice as soon as possible.

LAWYER HELPLINE: ☎ 855 804 7142