Monthly Archives: June 2012

Annually, 40,000 Canadian Deaths are Attributed to Medical Malpractice

According to Canadian Dimension Magazine, some 40,000 deaths are caused annually due to errors in the Canadian health care delivery system, in other words, due to medical malpractice. The author of the subject article, William Charney, estimates that the actual statistics of medical malpractice in the country are probably much higher because of...
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Ottawa Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Are Complex, Time-Consuming and Vigorously Defended

When it comes to your medical care, you probably don’t want to take any decisions lightly. Consequently, before agreeing to any medical treatment, procedure or course of action, you should make sure that you have clear understanding of any potential consequences, alternative treatments, or uncertainties that may exist for your particular medical situation....
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Practicing Ontario Nurse May Lose Her Licence as a Result of Her Culpability in a US Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

A Canadian nurse, who was found to be culpable in a medical malpractice case in the United States, has recently been discovered to be working in a Toronto medical facility. Being ruled to have been responsible for 40 percent of a 6-million-dollar lawsuit, Rose McKenzie now must answer to the Ontario nursing organization....
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