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Michael King

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Michael King

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Known as one of South Australia’s leading Medical Negligence lawyers, Michael King has worked hard to develop a first-rate knowledge of the complex relationship between Medicine and the Law.

In seeking remedies for mistakes that have changed lives for the worse, Michael calls upon his experience and judgement to provide sound advice with promptness and precision.

Michael has brought malpractice suits against doctors and hospitals, and assisted families who have lost their main breadwinner due to medical errors.

He holds a strong understanding of the need for the legal profession to be responsive to the community’s needs  –  a belief he re-enforces through voluntary work on committees examining the ethics of medical research programs.

Michael’s legal practice extends to Motor Vehicle Accident claims and Public Liability cases resulting from trips and falls caused by the irresponsible actions  of others.

Michael also possesses a recognised ability to develop positive outcomes in controversial matters requiring exceptional sensitivity. As such, he is called upon for specialised consultations relating to abuse within various institutions.

With a desire to provide the highest levels of advocacy and personal attention to his clients, Michael strives for solutions that are both principled and substantive.

He is always ready to take the time to help people suffering in the most complex of dilemmas to formulate their goals, and then achieve them.

Michael King

Senior Lawyer

My Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws – University of Adelaide
  • Admitted to practice 1979

My Areas of Expertise

  • Motor Vehicle Accident Injury
  • Public Liability
  • Medical Negligence

My Professional Interests

  • Member of the Australian Lawyers Alliance
  • Law Society of South Australia – Civil Litigation Committee
  • Wakefield Hospital – Research Ethics Committee
  • Leading Motor Vehicle Accident Injury and Compensation Lawyer 2015, Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession
  • Leading Medical Negligence Lawyer 2015, Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession

Media & Blog Posts

Podcast: My plastic surgery went wrong. Can I sue?

The plastic surgery industry is booming as more and more people pursue the perfect body – but these so-called “standard” procedures are not without risk. What happens when your plastic surgery goes wrong? Can you sue for medical negligence? TGB partner Mal Byrne and senior lawyer Michael King discuss what options...

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Podcast: What you need to know about medical negligence

Medical negligence. What is it? How do you prove it? Can you make a claim? In this episode of the Law & Life podcast, TGB partner Mal Byrne and senior lawyer and medical negligence expert Michael King explain the concept and the law around it. As a former pharmacist Mal Byrne has invaluable  insight into the medical industry...

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