Medical malpractice

BC Supreme Court rules in favour of obstetrician in preterm birth medical negligence case

BC Supreme Court rules in favour of obstetrician in preterm birth medical negligence case

The obstetrician adhered to adhered to the applicable standard of care throughout the treatment: court

Ontario Superior Court dismisses medical negligence claim over birth control pill prescription

Ontario Superior Court dismisses medical negligence claim over birth control pill prescription

The patient attributed a stroke she suffered to the use of the contraceptive

Ontario Superior Court denies extension for late service in medical malpractice case

Ontario Superior Court denies extension for late service in medical malpractice case

The failure to serve the statement of claim promptly led to the loss of significant evidence: court

Alberta Court of Appeal upholds dismissal of a medical malpractice claim after two decades

Alberta Court of Appeal upholds dismissal of a medical malpractice claim after two decades

The case involved a judicial mechanism designed to address claims perceived as vexatious

Manitoba court rejects 'a general surgeon in a rural community-based hospital' standard of care

Manitoba court rejects 'a general surgeon in a rural community-based hospital' standard of care

The case involved a general surgeon specializing in orthopedics in southern Manitoba

Recent costs award confirms court’s acknowledgement of risks, costs of prosecuting med mal cases

Recent costs award confirms court’s acknowledgement of risks, costs of prosecuting med mal cases

Denman also demonstrates the court takes into account defence conduct, says Bogoroch's Ryan Marinacci