Health
Lawyers Financial
Health
profile
Privacy encompasses more than confidentiality

The case of a Peterborough nurse whose licence was suspended for four months after she was found guilty of professional misconduct for accessing nearly 300 patient records ... Read more

profile
CPSO's comments highlight disciplinary panel independence

While it’s unusual the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) would express “disappointment” about a decision by its disciplinary committee, the ... Read more

profile
Canadian Government Introduces Assisted Dying Law

By Lonny Rosen and Elyse Sunshine April 14, 2016 marks a historic day as the Canadian government tabled long-awaited legislation in the House of Commons regarding a deeply ... Read more

profile
Medical aid in dying law narrows scope set by SCC

OTTAWA – The federal government has introduced a long-awaited and controversial new law spelling out the conditions in which seriously ill or dying Canadians may seek ... Read more

profile
Health sector privacy officer training offered this spring

Back by popular demand, Toronto health law firm  Dykeman Dewhirst O’Brien LLP  is offering three days of health sector privacy officer training, featuring 20 hours ... Read more

profile
Health licensing system is vigorous and strict

A  CBC  report suggesting Ontario regulators are failing to properly monitor an Ottawa chiropodist should not undermine the public’s confidence in our health ... Read more

profile
Dykeman, Rosen to co-chair Osgoode healthcare privacy program

Toronto health lawyers  Mary Jane Dykeman  and Lonny Rosen will chair the upcoming 2016 Legal Guide to Privacy and Information Management in Healthcare program, run by ... Read more

profile
Post-offence misconduct can impact disciplinary College penalty

The case of a Guelph psychiatrist who was stripped of his licence to practice after the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario found that he had engaged in the sexual abuse ... Read more

profile
Superior Court direction on physician-assisted death applications

By  Lonny Rosen  and  Elyse Sunshine As we  previously reported  on our blog, on January 15, 2016 the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) granted an ... Read more

profile
Deal with in-firm disputes calmly before approaching executive

In law firms, sometimes personalities don’t gel — and as it takes a lot of courage for someone to admit they’re in a challenging situation with a colleague, ... Read more

profile
Dewhirst to present at Osgoode Certificate in Health Law

Toronto health lawyer  Kate Dewhirst will share her expertise in information, privacy and risk management in health care as part of the faculty at this year’s Osgoode ... Read more

profile
Privacy orders address deceased individuals’ records

By  Lonny Rosen  and  Elyse Sunshine On January 8, 2016, the  Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario  (IPC) released four new decisions with ... Read more

profile
Decision in Ontario's first physician-assisted death case 'not surprising'

TORONTO – An elderly man who won court approval Thursday to have a doctor help him die – likely this weekend – pleaded with the government to change the law ... Read more

profile
Professionals should highlight seriousness of capacity assessment

Financial advisors and other professionals should be sure to tell their clients’ families that assessing a person’s capacity can carry significant consequences, ... Read more

profile
Rosen to discuss consent, capacity at Osgoode Certificate in Health Law

Toronto health lawyer  Lonny Rosen  will share his expertise on consent and capacity issues as he joins the faculty at this year’s Osgoode Certificate in Health ... Read more

profile
Practice direction to guide man's request for assisted death

The case of a terminally ill Toronto man who has asked a judge for a physician-assisted death provides the first opportunity for Ontario courts to apply the Supreme Court of ... Read more

profile
The Huddle™: Unique on-demand health system videos launches

Th e Huddle™  – a one-of-a kind, on-demand video series that answers everyday questions about how to navigate the health-care system ... Read more

profile
Assisted death cases highlight larger questions around the issue

It's not clear how many Canadians have applied to the courts for physician-assisted deaths, but some experts say the first case involving a terminally ill Alberta woman has set an ... Read more

profile
Capacity issues in family law

By  Lonny Rosen  and  Elyse Sunshine At the Six-Minute Family Law Lawyer, Lonny presented a paper entitled “A Blunt but Necessary Instrument: The ... Read more

profile
SCC ruling on physician-assisted dying prompting inquiries

The recent Supreme Court of Canada ruling on physician-assisted dying is raising questions about equal access to services across Canada and has prompted a number of ... Read more

Lawyer Directory
Story Finder
BridgePoint Financial Services (post to 5.31.19)Toronto Lawyers Association (post to 6.30.19)MKD International (post until Sept. 30/19)Feldstein Family Law (post until May 31/19)Legal Print & Copy Inc.Morrow Mediation Lawrence ForstnerAchkar Law Edwards Pollard