Canadian Medical Malpractice Law in 2011: Missing the Mark on Patient Safety

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Colleen M. Flood and Bryan Thomas Canadian tort law, as it applies to medical malpractice, appears relatively settled from a systems perspective; there is no “burning platform” driving major tort reform in this area of the law. There are at least six fac- tors which have contained the volume and cost of malpractice litigation in […]

Our System Does More to Protect Doctors Than Patients They’ve Harmed

Kathleen Finlay Canadians who experience medical harm at the hands of the health-care system they pay for are often chagrined to learn that, if they pursue their legal remedies in court, they are also footing the bill to defend the very physicians they claim have harmed them. Now it seems that Canadian taxpayers have been […]