This is the fourth article in our 8 part series published in the Verdict law journal on medical malpractice litigation. Even if a plaintiff has obtained some expert evidence critical of the defendant’s care, this will not necessarily lead to a finding of fault. In this article, Andrea Donaldson reviews a number of common defenses
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This is the third article in our eight part series published in the Verdict law journal on medical malpractice litigation. The law does not expect health care professionals to provide the highest level of care, or to meet a gold standard in providing care. They are expected to exercise the reasonable degree of care that
Jaundice describes yellowing of the skin and is common in the first few weeks of life. For some babies, however, it can lead to damage to the brain and nervous system if it is not picked up and treated promptly. The harmful effects can be more severe in babies who are born prematurely, are small and or are unwell for other reasons. The damage caused by jaundice to babies in the first few weeks of life can lead to
2021 marks the fourth year that Susanne Raab and Brenda Osmond will be teaching the course in Medical Negligence Law as adjunct professors at the University of British Columbia. Representing patients who have been injured as a result of medical negligence is the only work we do at Pacific Medical Law and we are excited to share our knowledge and experience with
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.