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- Long-term Care Facilities Brace for Lawsuits
The battle against COVID-19 in Canada is happening on two very different fronts. Among the general public, the disease is in decline; private citizens have largely adhered to governments’ physical distancing requests and, as a result, economies are gradually beginning to reopen. The second front, in … Read more »
- Why Are Medical Malpractice Cases so Expensive, and How Do Contingency Fees Help?
Medical malpractice lawsuits can be extremely complicated. They often deal with complex technical issues beyond the purview of medical malpractice lawyers, let alone jury members. For this reason, most medical cases rely on detailed testimony from expert witnesses. Complicating matters further is th … Read more »
- Negligence Claims Against Nursing Homes Will Face Challenges
Last week, we discussed COVID-19’s serious impact on nursing homes and long-term care facilities in Canada. A disproportionate number of COVID-19 deaths have occurred in these residences, and medical malpractice lawyers believe some could have been avoided. Several lawsuits against care homes, and t … Read more »
- COVID-19 Slams Ontario Nursing Homes
Last month, Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyer’s Erik Joffe spoke to Law Times about the serious impact of COVID-19 on Canadian long-term care facilities and nursing homes. The pandemic has been particularly cruel to the elderly – in Canada, roughly half of all COVID-19 deaths have occurred in long-te … Read more »
- Does Ontario’s COVID-19 Planning Provide a Glimpse of the Future?
To the relief of everyone, from politicians to business owners to medical malpractice lawyers, Ontario appears to have avoided the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Projections released in early April showed between 80,000 people (with prevention measures in place) and 300,000 people (no measures in p … Read more »