Mission Memorial Hospital Medical Malpractice Lawyer - BC Clinical Negligence Compensation Claims





Canada, in common with USA, Europe and Australia has an unacceptable level of medical malpractice which causes almost 30,000 deaths each and every year in addition to over 100,000 serious injuries which result from clinical negligence. Most people who become the victims of medical negligence do not bother to take legal advice and make no claim. It is estimated that less than 10% of those harmed by Mission Memorial Hospital who are entitled to receive damages bother to see a lawyer. If you are the victim of medical malpractice and have been injured by a doctor, dentist, nurse or technician at Mission Memorial Hospital you should urgently seek the services of a specialist clinical negligence lawyer. We offer free advice without further obligation. To speak to a qualified medical malpractice lawyer about Mission Memorial Hospital just call the helpline, complete the contact form or email our offices

LAWYERS HELPLINE 855-804-7145


Standard of Care


Doctors, dentists, nurses and technicians are expected to achieve a reasonable standard of care for their patients. There is no absolute standard which is prescribed by law however the issue is determined by comparing the allegedly negligent healthcare practitioner’s performance with other similarly qualified doctors, dentists, nurses and technicians treating patients with a similar complaint in a similar location. There are a number of potential defence to medical malpractice which may be used by doctors, dentists, nurses and technicians who work at Mission Memorial Hospital including accepted practice, respected minority and error of judgement.

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Compensation


Damages awarded by a judge in a Mission Memorial 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

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Limitation


Almost all legal claims are subject to time limits because witnesses move, die or cannot be located and documents or records frequently become lost or corrupted with the passage of time. Failure to abide by the time limit which is usually set out in statute often means that the opportunity to claim compensation is lost forever. If you have been the victim of medical malpractice at Mission Memorial Hospital you should seek legal advice from a qualified lawyer as soon as possible.

LAWYERS HELPLINE 855-804-7145