Medical malpractice

Ontario court finds two doctors negligent for failing to consult cardiovascular surgeon

Ontario court finds two doctors negligent for failing to consult cardiovascular surgeon

Surgeon claimed he wasn't liable because colleague made critical decisions about patient's care

Ontario court certifies class action on former patients' anxiety from notice of risk of infection

Ontario court certifies class action on former patients' anxiety from notice of risk of infection

Clinic failed to follow proper infection control; former patients had to take tests

Ontario Superior Court upholds suspension of hospital privileges for refusing to follow new policy

Ontario Superior Court upholds suspension of hospital privileges for refusing to follow new policy

Doctor's disagreement with policy disruptive to safe operation of new renal care program

Expanded MAID eligibility potentially increases exposure for assessing physicians

Expanded MAID eligibility potentially increases exposure for assessing physicians

Inclusion of mental illness puts more emphasis on judgment calls: Gluckstein's Brian Moher

No bad faith in disciplinary investigations, license revocation for doctor: Ontario court

No bad faith in disciplinary investigations, license revocation for doctor: Ontario court

College of Physicians and Surgeons entitled to good-faith immunity to perform its mandate

Recent case representative of the critical issue of patient autonomy

Recent case representative of the critical issue of patient autonomy

'Catastrophic situation' can occur when patients aren't given decision-making authority