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Case Commentary – Dental Malpractice Claim Allowed to Proceed Nine Years After Surgery

A plaintiff is allowed to proceed with her dental malpractice claim, arising from TMJ surgery that was conducted nine years earlier. This case illustrates the legal complexity surrounding medical and dental negligence claims, and why speaking to an experienced lawyer should be your first step. The limitation period and “discoverability” In previous posts, we have […]

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Case Commentary – A Cosmetic Surgery Claim and the Limitation Period

In previous posts, we have discussed the basic two-year limitation period for beginning a personal injury claim. This cosmetic surgery claim illustrates how the limitation period applies when a patient received ongoing treatment following a potentially negligent procedure. Medical malpractice claims and the limitation period Generally speaking, victims of negligence have two years from the […]

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Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice and Your Legal Rights

Last October, a woman was arrested in North York after performing a dangerous cosmetic procedure in her basement. Her victim developed an serious infection a few weeks later, and required further corrective surgery to repair the damage. The woman had advertised through online classifieds, posing as “Dr. Kitty” to attract clients, and was charged with […]

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What is Dental Malpractice?

Visiting the dentist is a common occurrence for most Canadians, and in most cases, these visits are a necessary part of maintaining good overall health. However, when damage and injury occurs as the result of negligence, patients may consider a dental malpractice claim. What is a dental malpractice claim? Similar to medical professionals, dental professionals, […]

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Trucking Accidents and Highway Safety in Ontario

Trucking accidents often cause extremely serious personal injuries. This past December, the Ontario Provincial Police took to the highways in a safety blitz to identify and report truck drivers that may be breaking the law or driving dangerously. Safety blitz intended to reduce trucking accidents The safety campaign, which lasted for five days and was […]

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Driving Tips to Avoid Winter Accidents

Being well prepared is the best way to avoid winter accidents. Transport Canada has recently published some driving tips that can help prevent winter accidents and keep you safe this season. Winter weather brings increased risk of accidents Bad weather causes slippery conditions and poor visibility, and often leads to accidents. The safest option is […]

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