MAY-THURNER SYNDROME

Monday, September 09, 2019

May-Thurner Syndrome is a very rare condition that occurs when the left iliac vein becomes compressed by the right iliac artery. The left iliac vein brings blood from your left leg to your heart a  Read More



GARLING & CO CURRENT STENTING MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE CASES

Monday, September 09, 2019

Over the last 18 months, Garling & Co Lawyers has seen several stenting medical negligence/medical malpractice cases in the Wollongong region involving patients who have undergone unnecessary   Read More



STENTS AND MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

WHAT ARE STENTS AND WHAT ARE THEY USED FOR? As we age, some Australians may experience some heart or vascular problems that require stenting. Stenting is by far more frequently used in eld  Read More



MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE -V- MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

The terms medical negligence and medical malpractice describe the same type of claim. However, the term “medical negligence” is an English/Australian term, whereas the term “medical malpractice” i  Read More



WHAT IS THE INSURERS INVESTIGATION STATEMENT?

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

WHAT SHOULD I DO IF THE INSURER APPOINTS AN INVESTIGATOR AND WANTS A STATEMENT FROM ME? In workers compensation claims it is not uncommon for the insurer to arrange an investigator to meet up  Read More



WHAT DO I DO IF MY TPD CLAIM IS DECLINED?

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

WHAT DO I DO IF MY TPD CLAIM IS DECLINED? In our experience, if TPD claims are prepared properly they are usually accepted by the insurers. However, it is becoming more common for insur  Read More



TPD: WHAT CAN BE CLAIMED, WHEN TO CLAIM, AND HOW MANY TIMES CAN I CLAIM?

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

CAN I ONLY CLAIM TPD BENEFITS IF I AM INJURED AT WORK? No! there are a number of injuries and illnesses covered under the TPD policies. INJURIES You could have an injury in the cours  Read More



TPD AND SALARY CONTINUANCE CLAIMS: WHEN SHOULD I MAKE A COMPLAINT TO THE AFCA?

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

WHAT IS THE AFCA? The AFCA is the Australian Financial Complaints Authority. The Authority handles and resolves financial complaints in relation to financial errors, breaches, and inappro  Read More



GARLING & CO SETTLES BOTCHED DOUBLE MASTECTOMY CASE

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

GARLING & CO SETTLES BOTCHED DOUBLE MASTECTOMY CASE In 2018, Garling and Co Lawyers resolved a complex medical negligence / medical malpractice case involving a botched doubl  Read More



WHAT IS A DUTY TO WARN & INFORMED CONSENT?

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

WHAT IS A DUTY TO WARN & INFORMED CONSENT? Medical practitioners owe a duty of care to their patients, and practitioners have an overriding duty is the duty to warn patients o  Read More