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Medical Malpractice Claims Involving Misdiagnosis, Missed Diagnosis, or Delayed Diagnosis

Medical malpractice can take many different forms. Cases involving diagnoses that are late, wrong, or missed completely represent some of the most prevalent instances of medical malpractice events. While mistakes in the vast and complex field of medicine are sometimes unavoidable, sadly, sometimes these errors result in significant harm and injury to a patient. In […]

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How to File a Class Action Lawsuit

Class action litigation represents a kind of “strength in numbers.” Proceeding as a class action allows multiple plaintiffs who have been harmed in the same manner to pursue compensation without navigating the challenges of bringing individual claims. Who Can Bring a Class Action Lawsuit? Just about anybody can file a class action lawsuit. Part 2, […]

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The Top Two Reasons People Want to Sue Their Doctors

Canadians count on stellar medical care for themselves and their families. When we are sick or in need of surgery, we seek out and rely upon the expert care of medical professionals. But, what if the standard of that care is lacking? What if a mistake is made? What if the doctor was negligent in […]

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Defences to a Medical Malpractice Claim – What to Expect

Establishing a Medical Malpractice Claim A medical professional commits malpractice when they fail to meet the established standard of care within the profession. Medical malpractice claims are very difficult to prove, require a high level of technical expertise, are incredibly complex and nuanced, and vary widely in the issues at hand in the case. In […]

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The Standard of Care: What Patients Should Expect

The Role of Standard of Care in Medical Malpractice Cases Medical malpractice claims are notoriously difficult and complex. Since the nature of these cases ties directly into the medical field, it’s important to understand the nuances that must be considered and assessed when determining if medical malpractice occurred. There are several key elements that must […]