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Motor Vehicle Accident Claims: What is a Defence Medical Exam?

Previously on this blog we have written about the most common injuries sustained in motor vehicle accidents (MVAs).

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A New Tort is Born in Yenovkian v Gulian, 2019 ONSC 7279: Publicity Placing a Person in a False Light

First and foremost – what is a tort? In Canadian Tort Law in a Nutshell, Margaret Kerr, JoAnn Kurtz and Laurence M Olivo provide a helpful definition: The word tort comes...

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Medical Negligence: Cardiovascular Claims

Like any other area of medical malpractice law, physicians treating and diagnosing cardiovascular conditions are held to an appropriate standard of care, and any negligent error causing injury may warrant...

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Failure to Mitigate

Failure to mitigate is a common defence advanced by Defendants in personal injury lawsuits.

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Informed Consent

Introduction Over the past several decades, Canadian courts have rejected a paternalistic model of health care and have instead adopted a patient-centered approach.

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Medical Malpractice: Stroke Claims

In Canada, stroke is one of the leading causes of adult disability and death.

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Contributory Negligence in Slip and Fall Litigation

A common argument advanced by Defendants in slip and fall litigation is that the Plaintiff was partially responsible for his or her own misfortune.

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The Five Ws of Questioning

What is questioning? Questioning is an important part of the pre-trial process of gathering and disclosure of relevant and material information, which may eventually become evidence.

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Six Weir Bowen Lawyers Recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada

We are pleased to announce that six of our lawyers have been recognized by their peers for inclusion in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada, including Joseph Miller,...

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Medical Negligence: Cancer Claims

Undergoing cancer diagnosis and treatment is a very difficult experience, both physically and mentally.

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