FOCUS ON MEDICAL MALPRACTICE - Plaintiff-side counsel, experts must be precise in defining breach of standard of care and in challenging inferences
Canada’s system is based on tort law and causation, individual rather than enterprise
Getting rid of the ‘but for’ language could create greater certainty
New partner has over a decade’s experience in health law, professional liability and commercial disputes
Physician ordered to remove security cameras from consultation rooms
An Ontario Superior Court of Justice judge decided this month that a doctor had a fiduciary duty to disclose changes in a research study to a patient that died after a voluntary heart procedure.