Andrea Donaldson of Pacific Medical Law recently received her Canadian Adaptive Snowsports (CADS) Level 1 certification, allowing her to teach skiing to people with disabilities. CADS instructor training courses are held throughout Canada for people wishing to learn and improve their skills as instructors for people with disabilities. Level 1 consists of personal ski improvement
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Three members of the Pacific Medical Law Team attended the 36th Annual Obstetrics, Gynecology, Perinatal Medicine, Neonatology and the Law Conference organized by Dr. Aubrey Milunsky and Dr. Jeff Milunsky in January of this year. The conference was designed for and offered presentations by, a diverse group of legal and health care specialists. Renowned experts
In late November 2019, Paul McGivern, Q.C. joined two other top medical negligence lawyers from across Canada to share their knowledge with about 250 Alberta nurses. The all-day conference, presented in Calgary and Edmonton, was entitled Documentation: Your Best Defence. The program was aimed at educating nurses about the critical importance of documentation – with
Pacific Medical Law is proud to announce that Paul McGivern has been appointed Queen’s Counsel (QC). This prestigious recognition is bestowed on lawyers for their excellence in the practice of law, their leadership and their dedication to the legal system. Recommendations for QC appointments are made by a committee of esteemed panelists, including the Chief
Babies are cooled immediately after birth if they have hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE). HIE is a condition that occurs when an infant’s brain is deprived of oxygen. It is a significant cause of death and long-term disability in infants. The severity of the infant’s HIE determines his or her risk of cognitive impairment and disability.