Medical Negligence

Meridian has the most expansive medical negligence practice in Australia and our leadership in this space is unparalleled in the legal industry. Our team has handled thousands of litigated and non-litigated malpractice claims against health practitioners and health facilities. As a result, our clients get the benefit of our detailed experience in commercial litigation and dispute resolution, and our deep understanding of the issues they face.

Our team regularly assists hospitals, health centres, day procedure clinics, and pathology and radiology companies. We have significant experience in the defence of complaints and claims for compensation. Meridian acts for almost every health profession that is regulated by the National Health Law, as well as non-regulated professionals such as dietitians, and beauty and speech therapists. We also act for individual health practitioners and businesses in professional indemnity claims.

Key services

  • Defending professional indemnity claims
  • Dispute resolution
  • Defending medical negligence claims