Category - Injured People

Failure to learn from medical implant mistakes of the past means more Australians will suffer 

When a global car manufacturer discovers a faulty part in one of their cars owners across the world are notified of the risk. A register is in place that keeps track of what parts are in which model of car. So why is it not the same for all Australian recipients of medical implants? Thousands of high-risk medical devices are...

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InDaily: How the Motor Accident Commission sale has left South Australians ripped off and vulnerable

The privatisation of the Motor Accident Commission's insurance business was meant to deliver cheaper registrations. However, it's now clear, argues TGB partner Barney Gask, that those savings have all but disappeared while injured South Australians are being ripped off and left vulnerable in the event of an accident.

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Channel 7: Uneccessary surgery - How many Aussies are going under the knife for surgery they don't need?

Surgery is thought of as the last resort to fix our health problems, but recent reports suggest thousands of Australians are being advised to go under the knife unnecessarily. TGB partner Mal Byrne is experienced in medical negligence matters and was invited on to Channel 7’s Weekend Sunrise panel discussion with Australian...

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