Medical malpractice

Coronavirus might cause a shortage in expert witnesses and delays in medical malpractice cases

Coronavirus might cause a shortage in expert witnesses and delays in medical malpractice cases

Lawyer explains the ripple effect of a strained healthcare system

Rethinking informed consent

Rethinking informed consent

One medical malpractice lawyer sees a route to success by arguing that alternatives and benefits weren’t appropriately discussed by a physician

We need to rethink the test in delayed diagnosis cases

We need to rethink the test in delayed diagnosis cases

Leading medical malpractice lawyers explain why “loss of chance” needs to be considered in delayed diagnosis cases

The case for published surgical complication rates

The case for published surgical complication rates

Leading medical malpractice lawyers explain how published complication rates would see an easier path to justice in notoriously difficult post-surgical cases

WOMEN IN LAW - Most rewarding part of legal practice has nothing to do with glamour, says Rose Leto

WOMEN IN LAW - Most rewarding part of legal practice has nothing to do with glamour, says Rose Leto

It’s about trading guilt for gratitude

Courts struggle on causation tests in some malpractice cases

Courts struggle on causation tests in some malpractice cases

A recent decision from the Court of Appeal for Ontario highlights uncertainty in the law surrounding causation in medical malpractice cases of delayed diagnosis allegations, according to a lawyer that worked on the case.