Medical malpractice

Recent decision creates opportunity for plaintiffs in med mal cases: Bogoroch’s Mahsa Dabirian

Recent decision creates opportunity for plaintiffs in med mal cases: Bogoroch’s Mahsa Dabirian

Appeal court clarifies admissibility of health professional regulatory proceedings into civil context

Manitoba court dismisses woman’s negligence claim against surgeon over alleged failed knee surgery

Manitoba court dismisses woman’s negligence claim against surgeon over alleged failed knee surgery

Defendant satisfied his duty to inform plaintiff of the nature of the risks: court

Dentist's billing practices, interest rates not unprofessional conduct: Alberta Court of Appeal

Dentist's billing practices, interest rates not unprofessional conduct: Alberta Court of Appeal

But threatening patient with defamation suit after complaint was unprofessional

Nurse failed to appeal misconduct decision, reconsideration not allowed: Manitoba Court of Appeal

Nurse failed to appeal misconduct decision, reconsideration not allowed: Manitoba Court of Appeal

Nurse alleged denial of procedural fairness; sought reconsideration at penalty hearing

Pharmacist had right to refuse quality assurance assessment by Pharmacy Board: NL Court of Appeal

Pharmacist had right to refuse quality assurance assessment by Pharmacy Board: NL Court of Appeal

Quality assurance committee, not provincial regulator, has authority to conduct QA assessments

Known complications can still be negligent: Bogoroch’s Mahsa Dabirian and Toby Samson

Known complications can still be negligent: Bogoroch’s Mahsa Dabirian and Toby Samson

Free webinar on October 25 highlights critical importance of framing the issue in surgical cases