Medical Negligence & Malpractice LawyersScholtz Attorneys
Medical Malpractice Lawyer ~ Pretoria
Medical Malpractice Law In Action
It’s essential to act as soon as you suspect that your injury is the result of medical negligence as there’s a time limited to which legal action could be taken.
Once And For All
Get it right the first time. Subject to the ‘Once and for All’ rule, a person may only bring one action against the same defendant upon a single cause of action.
A claim flowing from possible medical negligence goes through the normal legal process and the claimant must be aware of the possibility of legal recourse.
Specialist Medical Malpractice Lawyers for
Medical Negligence Matters
Personal Injury Law
Specialist medical malpractice lawyers who handle medical malpractice and medical negligence claims usually handle other types of claims covered under personal injury law.
No Win, No Fee
When a client and his Medical Malpractice Attorney agree to a contingency fee for services rendered by the attorney, it is referred to as no-win, no-fee. If the attorney fails to prove the claim, no fee is due.
Test For Negligence
Medical negligence is defined as the failure to act with the same amount of care with which any reasonable medical professional would have acted, in the same circumstances.
How To Claim
Medical professionals are usually covered by malpractice insurance to protect them against medical negligence claims.
Medical Negligence & Malpractice
Medical negligence is defined as the failure to act with the same amount of care that a medical professional would have acted within the same circumstances.
Medical malpractice is a legal cause of action that occurs when a medical- or health care professional deviates from the standards of his or her profession, which action or omission results in the injury or death of a patient.
Negligence takes various forms and degrees of severity. The degree of severity will determine how much a victim can possibly win in compensation.
Do You Have A Claim?
Free Online Case Assessment
Malpractice Claim Procedures
We render legal assistance to victims of medical negligence through litigation and legal settlement negotiations to obtain compensation from the offending party or parties such as medical- professionals, practitioners and institutions.
No Win No Fee
If a client has a monetary claim, the attorney’s fee may not be more than 25% of the total amount awarded to the client. Costs awarded to the client are not included in these calculations.
Contigency Fee Limit
Essential Elements Of A ClaimMedical Malpractice Claim
A patient who has sustained a personal injury due to the negligence of a medical practitioner has to prove the following essential elements for his medical malpractice claim to be successful:
There was a duty on the medical professional who undertook the treatment of the patient.
Health-care professionals or medical facilities failed to provide the standard of medical care.
This failure to provide the standard of medical care resulted in harm or injury to the patient.
The patient must prove that the injury caused financial or emotional loss to the patient.
Online Case Assessment
Case-Specific Feedback Form
Complete the Online Case Assessment form to assist our Medical Malpractice Attorney in determining the merits of your claim and provide advice on the way forward.