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  • Can trust in Canada’s medical system endure?August 9, 2018

    In general, Canadians trust their medical system. According to a 2011 EKOS Research study, 81 per cent believed they would receive adequate treatment if they were to become seriously ill. However, as every Ontario medical malpractice lawyer is acutely aware, medical accidents are surprisingly common … Read more »

  • Physicians: overcrowding leads to medical errorsAugust 2, 2018

    Physicians believe hospital overcrowding increases the risk of misdiagnosis, medical error, and delayed treatment in emergency rooms, according to a report in the Emergency Medicine Journal. As every medical malpractice lawyer knows, overcrowding is an urgent issue in Ontario, where hospitals are st … Read more »

  • Ottawa meningitis death highlights dangers of misdiagnosisJuly 19, 2018

    Misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis may have contributed to the recent death of a young, apparently healthy Ottawa woman, according to her family. The National Post spoke to Roxsana Mueller about the events surrounding the death of her daughter, Lily, in June. Though the facts of this case have not be … Read more »

  • Study reveals rising trauma rates in forceps deliveriesJuly 12, 2018

    A new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal has revealed growing safety issues relating to operative vaginal deliveries, a significant concern for obstetrical malpractice lawyers and healthcare experts. The study, led by Giulia Muraca, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of … Read more »

  • Nova Scotia settlement highlights costs of caring for injured childrenJuly 5, 2018

    An experienced obstetrical malpractice lawyer can understand the pain and suffering caused by a catastrophic birthing injury, but for most of the population these challenges are unimaginable. A recent birthing injury settlement in Nova Scotia may help shed light on the harms and costs associated wit … Read more »