Beth Altson

Beth Altson

Special Counsel Melbourne, Australia

Beth has over ten years of experience in litigation, working primarily in health litigation. 

Beth advises and represents medical indemnity insurers, doctors, hospitals and allied health professionals in litigated and non-litigated claims. She specialises in medical negligence and employment disputes, but also has experience in public liability and WorkCover claims. Beth regularly works on litigated claims in the County Court and Supreme Court of Victoria.

In addition to her litigious work, Beth assists health practitioners with investigations conducted by the Coroner, the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and Medicare.

Beth has prior experience working at AMA Victoria and the Victorian Managed Insurance Authority (VMIA). Beth has completed a Masters Degree in Health and Medical Law at the University of Melbourne and she was selected by her peers for inclusion in the 2022 edition of BestLawyers Australia for Medical Negligence.