If you have been injured due to the actions (or omissions) of a healthcare practitioner, you may have a legal claim for damages. In order to successfully prove your case at trial, your lawyer will present evidence to the court. After hearing both parties’ evidence, the judge or jury will...Read more
Monthly Archives: June 2013
What Is Informed Consent?
Doctors and other healthcare practitioners are not permitted to treat a patient against his will or without his knowledge and understanding. Healthcare practitioners are required to obtain the informed consent of the patient prior to commencing each particular treatment. The failure of a doctor to obtain the patient’s informed consent...Read more
The Effects Of A Birth Injury On The Entire Family
Birth can be a hazardous time for your baby. Some birth injuries affecting babies heal within a few months or can be resolved with surgery. Others, such as cerebral palsy, may be lifelong conditions. All mothers want the best for their baby and it can be devastating to find out...Read more
Does Inducing Labour Contribute to Birth Injuries?
Within Canada, the rates at which pregnant women undergo induced labour are climbing. It is estimated that approximately 20-22% of pregnant women have their labour induced. While there is research to indicate that inducing labour may improve the outcome for mothers and babies when the baby has a very high...Read more