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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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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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Medical Negligence: Cancer Claims

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

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Future Cost of Care

So far on this blog we have provided a brief overview of the heads of damage in a personal injury action and provided a more in-depth overview of loss of...

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Common Injuries in Motor Vehicle Accidents

Motor vehicle accidents are a common cause of injuries in Canada.

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Expert Evidence in Medical Malpractice Claims

As discussed in an earlier blog post, to be successful in an action for medical malpractice a plaintiff must prove: That the defendant owed them a duty of care; That the defendant...

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Loss of Income and Loss of Earning Capacity

If you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence or deliberate wrongdoing, and your ability to work has been impacted, you may suffer a loss of income or a...

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Podcast: Inside Medical Malpractice

OverviewThis series of podcasts with plaintiff lawyer Shelagh McGregor is an absolute must for anyone considering medical legal work or wanting to know more about the role of the expert...

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