Medical malpractice

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

Confusion continues about causation test in medical malpractice cases

Confusion continues about causation test in medical malpractice cases

Getting rid of the ‘but for’ language could create greater certainty

BLG adds Keegan Boyd to health law group

BLG adds Keegan Boyd to health law group

New partner has over a decade’s experience in health law, professional liability and commercial disputes

Toronto plastic surgeon probed for unprofessional conduct

Toronto plastic surgeon probed for unprofessional conduct

Physician ordered to remove security cameras from consultation rooms

Malpractice decision explores the importance of framing doctor-patient relationships in court

Malpractice decision explores the importance of framing doctor-patient relationships in court

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.