Elizabeth Raymer

Elizabeth Raymer

Elizabeth Raymer is a senior editor at Canadian Lawyer and Lexpert magazines. She cut her teeth as a legal journalist at The Lawyers Weekly and continued to freelance for legal publications; she has also worked as an editor for all three daily broadsheets in Toronto and for Rogers Publishing. Contact her here.

Dismissed suit in brachial plexus injury case a lesson in how to handle causation

Dismissed suit in brachial plexus injury case a lesson in how to handle causation

FOCUS ON MEDICAL MALPRACTICE - Plaintiff-side counsel, experts must be precise in defining breach of standard of care and in challenging inferences

Does medical malpractice liability model need fixing?

Does medical malpractice liability model need fixing?

Canada’s system is based on tort law and causation, individual rather than enterprise

What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

Factors to consider when one parent objects to the other applying to change the legal surname of their children

Court of Appeal says consent can be withdrawn for use of frozen embryo

Court of Appeal says consent can be withdrawn for use of frozen embryo

S.H. v. D.H. is the first such case to be decided in which neither party - a divorced couple - had a genetic connection to the embryo

Woman granted intervener status at trial

Woman granted intervener status at trial

A woman who was allegedly sexually harassed by a co-worker — whose employment was subsequently terminated and who now claims damages for wrongful dismissal — has been granted intervener status in the upcoming trial, in what may be a first in Canada.

New family law amendments focus on rights of the child

New family law amendments focus on rights of the child

The federal government introduced new family law legislation that introduces the first significant changes to the Divorce Act in 20 years and is more focused on the best interests of the child.