The healthcare sector is going through seismic changes and our team is here to help participants in the health care and health services sectors navigate the current regulatory environment.
We work with our clients as regulatory lawyers, and also as their strategic advisers, litigators, and dealmakers. We provide counsel to participants in the health care and health services sectors, including:
Whether you are a health professional or representative of a health institution or a regulatory body, you’ll appreciate our commitment and focus on providing exceptional service in the most efficient and cost-effective manner. Our health law services include a representation of:
The relationship between physicians and hospitals requires a balance of interests and priorities. Our Health Law group helps you maintain the best possible relationship while ensuring your interests as a health professional are consistently represented and protected.
We provide advice and representation in all aspects of the physician credentialing process and in response to immediate suspensions of privileges. Our effective and timely representation of physicians and midwives in privileges disputes includes the Credentials Committee, Medical Advisory Committee, Board of Governors and Health Professions Appeal and Review Board levels.
Our Health Law group has vast experience advising health care practitioners on all aspects of their relationships with regulatory colleges. As a health care practitioner, you recognize the significant degree of exposure you face in the event of a College complaint, and understand that expert representation is vital. In such cases, you’ll appreciate the confidence our experienced team brings to the representation of health care professionals subject to proceedings before their Regulatory College or at the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board.
Our expertise includes a variety of complex, sensitive and challenging matters relating to:
As a health professional, you accept a degree of risk exposure but, to the greatest possible extent, take prudent measures to mitigate that risk. Despite that fact, at some stage of your career you may encounter civil action, in which case you will appreciate the extensive experience of our Health Law group. Members of our group have experience in the defence of civil actions against health care practitioners including negligence and other related claims.
We also accept retainers from insurers that may be providing coverage in the event of actions of this nature.
Medical malpractice claims can have devastating effects on all parties involved. The extensive litigation experience of our Health Law group positions our team to expertly assist you in the most complicated of medical and health care malpractice claims.
We have extensive experience acting for plaintiffs as well as defendants in medical malpractice litigation, with over 18 years experience in litigating medical malpractice claims. Our health law professionals also have extensive experience in medical malpractice and personal injury litigation, and have dealt with catastrophic cases where medical mistakes have led to paralysis, brain damage, compromised babies, wrongful death and other serious personal injury.
We can facilitate access to a wide variety of medical consultants in every field of specialty. Given the costly nature of medical malpractice litigation, we offer flexible fee arrangements, which reflect the unique nature of each case.
Our Health Law group provides advice and representation in matters involving the Mental Health Act, Health Care Consent Act and Substitute Decisions Act. Our lawyers have extensive experience in matters relating to the interpretation of legislation as it affects persons with mental illness. We understand the legislation and can advise as to its implications. In this sector, we represent physicians, patients, institutions and regulators.
If you are planning to have a child through an assisted reproductive procedure or will either be using a Surrogate, sperm or egg donor or have been asked to assist in one of these ways, our Health Law group provides advice on all aspects of reproductive technologies. Our services include: