June 14, 2021

Alex Sayn-Wittgenstein

Medical Malpractice – Biased Medical Treatment Causing Injury – Part I

Medical Malpractice – Biased Medical Treatment Causing Injury – Part I

When hearing the term “medical malpractice,” many people envision a scene in which a doctor has carried out a surgery in a shoddy manner, a nurse administers the wrong medication, or a radiologist fails to report an ominous sign on a CT scan. Unfortunately, such events do indeed occur in…

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March 30, 2021

J. Scott Stanley

Doctors do make mistakes. Whether that amounts to medical malpractice depends on the facts.

Doctors do make mistakes. Whether that amounts to medical malpractice depends on the facts.

I have represented clients in medical malpractice cases for 25 years. During that time, I have made some interesting observations. As Canadians, we are fortunate to have many excellent and dedicated doctors to care for us. Medicine is very complex. It is expected that a doctor’s first thoughts about a…

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June 17, 2020

Andrew Brine

Medical malpractice. A new standard in the standard of care?

Medical malpractice. A new standard in the standard of care?

A recent decision by the Ontario Court of Appeal may be a game-changer in medical malpractice claims – and not to the benefit of plaintiffs. In medical malpractice cases, one of the most hotly contested elements the plaintiff needs to prove is often whether the doctor’s or nurse’s care fell…

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June 9, 2020

Murphy Battista

Medical malpractice disguised

Medical malpractice disguised

Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor fails to provide proper medical care to the standards expected of their profession and as a result causes injury to a patient. When an injury occurs, that could have been prevented the injured patient is legally entitled to seek compensation. Many patients do not…

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July 27, 2018

Alex Sayn-Wittgenstein

Five things you should know about medical malpractice claims.

After experiencing an incident with a doctor, health practitioner or hospital many people know something is amiss but they are not sure what questions they should be asking their lawyer beyond whether they have a medical malpractice claim. To help put these situations in context here are five questions and…

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