Medical negligence

Long Term Care Homes and the Risk to Seniors during COVID-19

April 5, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted residents in long-term care homes. In Ontario (Canada), a total of 2,564 people has died from the novel coronavirus, 1,799 of which are residents in long-term care homes. It is no surprise that older age, complex chronic health conditions and underlying health problems are prevalent amongst residents in long-term […]

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The dangers of DePuy ASR all-metal hip implants

January 14, 2014

The DePuy ASR hip replacement recall scandal has focused around two main risks to the health of the implant recipient. Loosening of the implant itself and the risk of subsequent metal poisoning – a condition often referred to as metallosis. Hip replacement surgery requires an artificial device to be attached securely to both the pelvis […]

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Introduction to medical negligence

September 9, 2012

When we have medical procedures performed on us by medical professionals we expect that the highest of standard are adhered to. If these are not and we suffer as a result then those medical professionals at fault can be sued in order to compensate for any loss or injury. The types of situations which can […]

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Claims for professional negligence

September 6, 2012

Do I have a claim against a professional for negligence ? If you believe you have received a sub-standard level of advice/work from a professional and have suffered a loss as a result, you have a possible claim in negligence. The professional will need to have failed to reach the standards associated with a reasonably […]

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Welcome to TortBlawg: A Law Blog on Tort Law across the World

May 26, 2012

Welcome to TortBlawg: Tort Law 2.0 Following on from the continued success of PersonalInjuryClaimsBlawg in helping to share legal information and news regarding personal injury law, we are pleased to announce the arrival of TortBlawg. This law blog, otherwise known as a “blawg”, is designed to contribute to tort law from around the globe, with […]

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