Canadian Class Action Commenced Against Breast Implant Manufacturer Allergan

consultation for breast implants On May 23, 2019, Thomson Rogers and Rochon Genova LLP issued a class action on behalf of Canadians who were implanted with breast implants manufactured and distributed by Allergan plc and several of its affiliates. The proposed Canada-wide class action, filed with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, alleges, among other things, that the defendants … Continued

Event: Managing Risks in Maternity Care

The Osgoode Certificate in Clinical Risk, Negligence & Claims Management in Health Care | February 4-8, 2019

Event Date: February 7, 2019
conference marked on calendar On February 4-8, 2019, OsgoodePD will be offering a certificate program in Clinical Risk, Negligence and Claims Management in Health Care. The faculty includes Kate Cahill, a partner and medical malpractice lawyer with Thomson Rogers. On February 7, Kate will be one of the instructors on the topic of “Managing Risks in Maternity Care”. The topic will … Continued

Verdict nixed in $14.9-million medical malpractice case

Law Times | by Alex Robinson, quoting Kate Cahill | December 3, 2018

Law Times logo An Ontario judge has refused to enter a jury’s verdict in a medical malpractice case that some plaintiff-side lawyers say could have implications for how juries answer questions on causation. In Cheung v. Samra, Ontario Superior Court Justice Darla Wilson took the rare step of not entering a judgment after a six-member jury rendered a … Continued

SCC clarification hoped for in medical malpractice case

Law Times | by Marg. Bruineman, quoting Kate Cahill | June 25, 2018

Law Times logo Plaintiff personal injury lawyers are hoping that the Supreme Court of Canada will clarify the issue of causation involving multiple defendants in medical malpractice cases in a leave to appeal filed in Sacks v. Ross. At issue is a negligence claim made by Jordan Sacks, who in 2008 suffered an anastomotic leak after bowel surgery, resulting … Continued