We are pleased to announce that Andrea Donaldson has joined the Board of Governors of the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia. In these changing and uncertain times, it is more important than ever to join together and support trial lawyers in their efforts to promote the rights of individuals and access to justice.
This is the second article in an 8 part series on medical malpractice litigation. In this article Susanne Raab reviews the law of informed consent1, and how it has evolved over the years. INTRODUCTION The Supreme Court of Canada decisions of Hopp v. Lepp2 and Reibl v. Hughes3 marked a shift in the law away
We are pleased to introduce Kira – our 2019 bursary recipient. Kira is a sweet, smart and funny little girl who lives a beautiful life of love and inclusion. She has recently started school and when her parents pick her up from school, her smile beams and she is overflowing with excitement. Kira’s parents are
A $5,000 bursary has been established in honour of Janna Epp – a beautiful, determined young girl with cerebral palsy who faced challenges that few of us could imagine. Sadly, on October 11, 2012 Janna passed away. In memory of Janna, Pacific Medical Law will donate $5,000 to a child living with cerebral palsy every
If you develop a serious illness or are injured in an accident, you will depend on your family physician not only to provide medical care, but also to assist you in obtaining employment accommodations, insurance benefits or third-party compensation. Your physician has legal and ethical duties to you in these circumstances. Susanne Raab has written