Medical malpractice

Discipline tribunal, citing procedural fairness, denies physician's third adjournment request

Discipline tribunal, citing procedural fairness, denies physician's third adjournment request

Judicial review will not stay its proceedings, and weak factors support an adjournment: tribunal

Duplicative class actions against pharmaceutical companies allowed to proceed

Duplicative class actions against pharmaceutical companies allowed to proceed

Duplicative class actions per se not an abuse of process, court said

Failure to explain why procedure necessary cannot sustain claim of breach of standard of care: court

Failure to explain why procedure necessary cannot sustain claim of breach of standard of care: court

Common sense exception not applicable when expert evidence necessary to determine standard of care

Ontario doctor owes no duty of care to future child for pre-conception negligence: appellate court

Ontario doctor owes no duty of care to future child for pre-conception negligence: appellate court

SCC has its first chance to rule on duty of care between physician and unborn child: lawyer

Court of Appeal rejects appeal of doctor who did not perform biopsy on patient with risk factors

Court of Appeal rejects appeal of doctor who did not perform biopsy on patient with risk factors

Medical negligence action alleges missing procedure would have detected cancer at earlier stage

Doctor committed professional misconduct when he touched patient in a sexual way during examination

Doctor committed professional misconduct when he touched patient in a sexual way during examination

Doctor failed to provide privacy and suitable cover to patient, discipline committee finds