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Ontario court asks patient to disclose relevant documents to doctors she seeks to add as defendants

Ontario court asks patient to disclose relevant documents to doctors she seeks to add as defendants

Documents should not be disclosed due to irrelevance and litigation privilege, plaintiffs claim

Investigators’ removal of doctor’s personal materials amounts to unauthorized seizure: case

Investigators’ removal of doctor’s personal materials amounts to unauthorized seizure: case

Panel admits work-related materials into evidence because of potential relevance to investigation

Court does not compel medical malpractice plaintiffs to produce irrelevant child welfare files

Court does not compel medical malpractice plaintiffs to produce irrelevant child welfare files

Files were subject to relevance and privilege qualifications, Ontario court says

Protecting clients’ privacy rights during discovery paramount

Protecting clients’ privacy rights during discovery paramount

Plaintiff lawyers should carefully consider relevancy, proportionality of requests

Recent decision underscores importance of impartial expert evidence

Recent decision underscores importance of impartial expert evidence

Appeal court overturns judgment due to expert bias

Ontario health review board disagrees with committee decision that patient’s complaint is vexatious

Ontario health review board disagrees with committee decision that patient’s complaint is vexatious

Dismissing complaint as frivolous and vexatious is reserved for clearest cases, says panel