Medical Negligence

Where an injury is incurred as a result of negligent treatment provided by a health care practitioner, hospital or other facility the insurer will be liable to provide compensation.


Our medical malpractice team provides expert advice and assistance for insurers against claims of physical, psychological or financial harm. Claims may be made for compensation for economic loss, the costs of past and future care and compensation for non-economic loss including pain and suffering.


Our medical negligence legal services extend to include claims of:


·  Misdiagnosis

·  Medical Malpractice

·  Surgical Errors

·  Incorrect treatment


Our medical law team is headed by Paul Manion who is supported by another Director in this work.  Paul came to Rankin Ellison in April 2006, having been a Partner in a previous role at a leading Newcastle law firm carrying out personal injury litigation.  Paul holds the degrees of Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Jurisprudence and his practice covers complex health claims and litigation.  Paul also has a broad experience in liability and insurance litigation and also third party litigation.  Paul has a broad area of litigation work acting for private individuals, insurance companies and professional bodies.

Paul Manion has 37 years experience in this field and has represented many clients in their medical law claims.  


Contact Paul Manion on 1300 727 813 for assistance. 

Sydney: 02 8297 5900 Newcastle: 02 4929 9333  

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