Friday, 16 March 2018
Determining whether a doctor committed medical malpractice cannot and should not be based exclusively upon the outcome of the treatment or procedure. The reality is that a skilled surgeon can perform a flawless operation on a patient who by all accounts receives the best level of care possible only to have the patient die. The death of the patient does not mean the doctor, hospital or medical staff did anything wrong. Some patients simply succumb to their illnesses or injuries despite the best efforts of medical professionals to save them. Medical malpractice is determined by a standard of care to which all doctors are held and evaluated.
Monday, 22 January 2018
A significant portion of the nation’s population, approximately 1.5 million people according to at least one survey, suffer from chronic pain. Unlike a broken bone or a scar, pain is not something that can be seen or experienced by anyone other than the person suffering from it. For the injured victim of an accident caused by the negligent or careless conduct of another party proving the existence of pain can become a real challenge, but there are ways for a person suffering from chronic pain to be compensated.
Monday, 04 December 2017
Extremely cold temperatures, ice and snow are facts of life drivers must learn to deal with in Ontario. Winter temperatures in Toronto are usually around 0 degrees Celsius, but they can drop to as low as minus 25 degrees C. You might head to work in the morning under clear, sunny skies and be confronted by a blizzard for your evening ride home. Being prepared for winter driving is important to keep you safe and prevent accidents, so here are a few tips to get you ready for whatever winter might have in store.