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Expertise

Health law

  • Medical and hospital liability
  • Ethics, care, and institutional care
  • Access to information
  • Governance
  • Disciplinary law
  • Procurement contracts
  • Technology

Cain Lamarre has developed recognized expertise in health law, particularly cases involving hospital professional liability claims.

Our lawyers have handled hospital liability cases involving various staff, including the following:

  • Nursing staff (cardiology, obstetrics and gynecology, surgery, radiation oncology, mental health, orthopedics, emergency)
  • Pharmacists
  • Technologists
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Social workers

We have also represented institutions prosecuted for equipment and instrument safety failure.

We have argued cases relating to hospital organization:

  • Surgery wait list management
  • Departure policy for discharged patients
  • Access to confidential records
  • Termination of employment

Cain Lamarre has in-depth knowledge of law as it applies to institutions in the health and social services network:

  • Hospital confinements and treatment orders 
  • Protection of personal information
  • The patient complaint process
  • Disciplinary committees
We also deal with:
  • Challenges to tendering processes
  • Recognition of resources
  • Termination of employment
  • Damage to reputation
  • Access to medical records
  • Public health