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Australia
Carroll & O'Dea
Discussion about potential claims that may arise as a result of COVID-19 deaths in the Aged Care area.
HBA Legal
Her Honour was not satisfied that the expert report, with other evidence, established a right of action in negligence.
Canada
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In its recent securities class action decision in Wright v. Horizons ETFS Management (Canada) Inc., 2020 ONCA 337, the Court of Appeal for Ontario certified a common law negligence claim...
Siskinds LLP
Huffpost asked Siskinds class action lawyer Daniel Bach how the proposed Bill 161 will effect potential litigation against long-term care homes, and what that means for those looking for justice.
Lawson Lundell LLP
There is a wonderful scene in the 1976 Peter Seller's film The Pink Panther Strikes Again in which he arrives at a Swiss hotel seeking a room.
McLeish Orlando LLP
It is a difficult decision to move into a nursing home or long-term care home, and an even more difficult decision to make on behalf of a loved one. Individuals entering these homes are often some
Torkin Manes LLP
Where a person or corporation suffers a pure financial loss, contract law ordinarily comes to the rescue. It places the wronged party in the same position as if the agreement had been performed, ...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
It was a busier week at the Court of Appeal this past week, with the Court releasing eight substantive civil decisions, one short civil decision and ten criminal decisions.
Bennett Jones LLP
A class action with a long and complex history has resulted in the plaintiffs achieving complete success at the common issues trial.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On May 6, 2020, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in the Stirrett v. Cheema, 2020 ONCA 288
Cayman Islands
Ogier
Ogier has announced that Jeremy Snead has joined the Cayman Dispute Resolution team as partner. Jeremy will head Ogier's new European-based Cayman specialist disputes team...
India
AMLEGALS
Medical profession is considered to be the most pious and responsible profession amongst others.
L&L Partners
Doctors in India since Vedic times have been equated to God.
Nigeria
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
Health, as they say, is wealth and the need for a functioning health industry cannot be overstated.
South Africa
Adams & Adams
Since the commencement of the nation-wide lockdown, PRASA ceased all its operations. The country is now under Alert Level 3, as of 1 June 2020, and it has been announced by the Minister of Transport ...
Adams & Adams
In South Africa, the health sector (public and private) is a ‘famous' Defendant in our courts as the government, hospitals and/or doctors are often sued for medical negligence by the members of...
UK
Anthony Gold
A secondary victim is one who suffers psychiatric injury not by being directly involved in the incident but by witnessing (or fearing) injury to a primary victim.
Brabners LLP
As with any business, clubs will wish to ensure that those who work for them, whether on or off the pitch...
Clyde & Co
A recent decision of Judicial Registrar Clayton of the Supreme Court of Victoria provides guidance on the assessment of damages for personal injuries arising out of the negligence of a surgeon....
Clyde & Co
In November 2019 Master Cook struck out nervous shock/ secondary victim claims brought by the children of Mr Paul who collapsed and died from an untreated heart condition whilst out on a shopping trip.
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