Medico-legal news

Preventing the preventable: the lesson learned with the loss of Shane Warne

Death is inevitable, but there are ways we can possibly delay death by abiding to a healthy lifestyle which includes a sensible diet, physical exercise, and regular check-ups with the doctor. The death of Shane Warne caused by a heart attack is a sad reminder of how critical it is to listen to our bodies …

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Pelvic mesh implants related complications and lawsuits 

Everyone would have heard by now of the medical complications many women have endured following reconstructive pelvic surgery performed with the implantation of artificial mesh devices. In women, these surgeries are offered to fix two major problems, urinary stress incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. Stress incontinence is a condition causing urine to leak from the bladder during impact activities such as running …

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Lex Medicus - Queensland Headquarters Announcement

Lex Medicus officially announces new headquarters in Brisbane, Queensland

The medico-legal firm identified Queensland’s need for high-quality reports and expert services.   Brisbane, Queensland – 03 November 2021 – Today, medico-legal services provider, Lex Medicus officially announced that its new headquarters in the centre of Brisbane’s medical district at 4/490 Boundary Street, Spring Hill, will be open from 08 November 2021. Lex Medicus medical …

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Med Neg Triage Article v2

Lex Medicus now offers medical negligence case triage service

The medico-legal firm’s case screening service will provide early advice to law firms on the viability of medical negligence cases, liability issues and provide an opinion on prospects of success, saving personal injury lawyers time and money on medical negligence matters that are unlikely to succeed. Melbourne, Victoria – 11 October 2021 – Lex Medicus …

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ALA QLD Conference 2021

ALA QLD – Conferencing in a post COVID world

ALA QLD – Conferencing in a post COVID world. Lex Medicus had the pleasure of attending and exhibiting at the Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA) Conference in Queensland on the Gold Coast earlier this year. The first face-to-face large scale conference of the new era after the cancellation of all the usual conferences in 2020. Even …

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SIGMD for spinal impairment assessment

The mystery of SIGMD for spinal impairment assessment revealed

Spinal Impairment Guides Modification Document (SIGMD) for TAC clients who suffered injuries to their spine after 14 December 2016.   Mr Thomas Kossmann presented a breakfast seminar on the new SIGMD legislation and in case you missed it, Lex Medicus is released a few articles to provide you with a comprehensive description of this new …

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Patient information online for medico legal information

Sharing patient information online

The use of social media applies to both personal and professional matters. In medicine, online platforms have become a popular medium to share patient information and cases with the purpose to either seek a colleague’s opinion on complex diseases and reach an exact diagnosis, or to share knowledge on medical forums. Such online activities presume …

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Treatment after spinal cord injury - Lex Medicus Publishing

Compensation in spinal cord injury: diagnosis vs treatment

Spinal cord injury is a devastating pathology often leading to severe disabilities and paralysis. Early diagnosis and best-suited treatment are critical to reduce secondary complications and optimise outcomes. Chronic Spinal Cord Injury involves a significant monetary and human cost for the individual affected and society at large. It is estimated that in the US rehabilitation …

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