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Suing an Emergency Room for Malpractice | Klein Lawyers

Can I Sue for Malpractice in Emergency Rooms?

The emergency room or emergency department of a hospital is a hectic environment. Doctors, nurses, and other staff are often racing to treat multiple casualties with little to no time before moving to the next patient. Although emergency room personnel are trained to handle a high volume of patients presenting with a wide variety of […]

New No-Fault Auto Insurance in British Columbia | Klein Lawyers

What Is No-Fault Insurance in British Columbia?

The launch of the no-fault auto insurance scheme on May 1 brought a number of changes to the process of filing a claim after a motor vehicle accident in British Columbia. Unfortunately, the majority of these changes are unfavourable for those who have been injured in accidents, including drivers and pedestrians. Motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists […]

Keeping Medical Records for a Malpractice Claim | Klein Lawyers

How Long Do You Have to Keep Medical Records?

Physicians and healthcare professionals are legally required to document and maintain accurate, comprehensive medical records in order to provide patients with the best possible care. Medical records document many important aspects of a patient’s health and medical history, including test results, plan of care, medications prescribed, treatments performed, and much more. Given the information in […]

Suing a Hospital for Misdiagnosis Malpractice | Klein Lawyers

Can You Sue a Hospital for Misdiagnosis?

Hospitals care for a high volume of patients. Doctors, nurses, and other staff are required to handle a wide variety of patient illnesses, injuries, and complaints, from medical emergencies to chronic disease. We expect hospitals and the people who work there to maintain a high level of care, accurately diagnosing our ailments and providing proper […]

What Is the Time Limit for Malpractice Claims? | Klein Lawyers

How Long Do I Have to Sue for Medical Negligence?

All personal injury claims are subject to time limits known as the limitation period. If you have been injured through no fault of your own, bringing a claim within the limitation period is crucial for recovering compensation. Medical negligence claims must be commenced within the limitation period as well. However, these cases often involve unique […]