Medical malpractice

COVID-19 in nursing homes raises short and long-term legal issues for medical malpractice

COVID-19 in nursing homes raises short and long-term legal issues for medical malpractice

Medical malpractice lawyers share their concerns about what this crisis might mean for care facilities in Ontario

Plaintiffs’ odds improving in ‘David v. Goliath’ medical malpractice cases

Plaintiffs’ odds improving in ‘David v. Goliath’ medical malpractice cases

FOCUS—Lawyers call Canadian Medical Protective Association settlements ‘step in the right direction’

‘Major implications for the medical negligence bar’ flow from recent ruling, lawyer says

‘Major implications for the medical negligence bar’ flow from recent ruling, lawyer says

FOCUS- Anesthetized plaintiff has onus of proof, but defendant has an edge: memory of the surgery

Anne Spafford and Tammy Ring land leadership roles at Lerners LLP

Anne Spafford and Tammy Ring land leadership roles at Lerners LLP

The firm touts it has had women in leadership since the early 1970s

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