After falling in a retail store, one woman had to have her leg amputated due to doctors’ negligence.
A surgeon in British Columbia is still seeing patients despite allegations of negligent medical practices
Does genetic testing provide more insight into birth injury claims or does it just add another layer of complexity?
Discover some of the most common surgical and medical errors and ways to reduce risks of experiencing a “never event”.
A lawsuit emerges after a pregnant woman gives birth to a child diagnosed with cerebral palsy resulting from hospital staff’s negligence during the delivery.
$9 million in compensation is secured for victims of abuse at the Oak Ridge psychiatric facility setting a significant precedent for future medical malpractice cases.
Psychiatric malpractice is an obscure but growing area in medical malpractice law.
Understanding how feelings of frustration may be compensable in medical malpractice cases.
The Supreme Court of Canada’s examination of the Sacks v. Ross case seeks to address the principle of causation in medical malpractice claims.
How the adherence to the standard of care by two radiologists led to different legal outcomes in a missed cancer diagnosis.
Personal injury lawyers in Canada are moving into medical malpractice as changes to personal injury law rules require them to be more strategic.
Nurse’s neglectful medical records management linked to Atikamekw baby’s death in April 2022.
Law firms seeing an increase in requests for medical malpractice cases after the Covid-19 pandemic.
Cases involving delayed diagnosis pose unique challenges for plaintiff lawyers.
A deeply flawed analysis used evidence-based medicine to report misleading statistics on misdiagnoses.
Roughly 28,000 Canadians die due to medical mistakes every year, ranking after heart disease and cancer.
Clearly understanding the difference between medical malpractice and negligence claims can help direct plaintiffs toward the proper legal action.
In 2020, an Ontario Law barred almost every type of COVID-related legal action that could be taken against the Government. A judge has since then ruled that families of nursing-home victims may sue the minister of long-term care.
In Canada, the judicial system works differently than in the US, with awards often being significantly lower than those awarded for similar injuries
Medical Malpractice lawyers heavily depend on the opinions of medical experts to prove negligence or malpractice. These experts can be critical to retain to comment on the standard of care and causation, both necessary elements in a medical malpractice case.
The Canadian Government announces a Vaccine Injury Support Program but few applicants meet the required criteria for compensation.
Expert witnesses play a crucial role in proving Causation and Standard of Care in Medical Malpractice cases.
Telehealth adoption has accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic, signaling the need for providers to examine their malpractice risks associated with virtual care.
Telehealth services have surged during the pandemic, due in part to loosening of federal restrictions