Medical Negligence


Medical negligence cases usually involve a great level of uncertainty. Medical negligence allegations can be related to doctors’ or nurses’ alleged breach of duty, or the medical responsibility of the defendant that the law expects. It can also be in relation to a nurses’ standard of care for the patient or the breach of doctor-patient confidentiality. There are many issues the court has to consider before determining if a nurse or practitioner is guilty of medical negligence. With medical jargons thrown around that might leave plaintiffs feeling confused, it is advised to let our experienced lawyers specialising in medical negligence cases in Singapore  take you through the complexities of the litigation procedures.

Before commencing litigation, our skilled lawyers will offer support and professional advice regarding the rights of an individual pertaining to obtaining medical care.

Some examples of medical negligence: 

  1. Misdiagnosis
  2. Providing the wrong medical advice
  3. Error in judgement

Seeking help from a medical negligence lawyer in Singapore can definitely help patients and their family get the matter adjudicated and judged by a Court of law. This can bring about healing and closure for patients or the family members of patients, as receiving negligent treatment can be emotionally and physically damaging.


Harry Elias Partnership was founded in 1988 by the late Mr Harry Elias, Senior Counsel, who was one of the top lawyers in Singapore. With more than 30 years of experience under our belts, we certainly have the means and resources to provide you with sound and professional legal advice for individuals from a wide spectrum of industries on top of medical negligence cases. Armed with experience in high-profile cases locally and around the world, we pay close attention to international jurisdictions, ensuring we deliver with utmost professionalism and diligence.

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