This MWKA Online Talk was delivered on 3 May 2023 by Mr Jeremy Balang and Ms Fung Kar Men and moderated by Ms Jasmine Wong. Please visit to register for upcoming talks.


If you or a loved one has suffered harm due to medical negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. But navigating the claims process can be daunting and you may have a number of questions. For example, do you need medical records or expert reports in order to succeed? What if the hospital refuses to provide you with your medical records? What kinds of damages can you claim in a medical negligence claim?

Our webinar on medical negligence claims will help you understand the legal framework for these claims, the gathering of evidence, and how to overcome common obstacles. We will also discuss the types of damages you can claim and the impact of interest rates and costs. Join us to learn how to maximise your recovery and get the compensation you deserve.

Talk points:

  • Obtaining discovery of medical records
  • Seeking independent expert medical opinions
  • Grievance mechanism; deceased patients; limitation periods; etc
  • The types of damages claimable
  • nterest rates and legal costs

Speakers: Jeremy Balang (Senior Associate) and Fung Kar Men (Associate)
Moderator: Jasmine Wong (Senior Associate)

A copy of the talk slides in PDF format is available for download here.

Medical Negligence Claims: What Patients and Their Families Need to Know

20 July, 2023


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