Health Law

We advise and represent healthcare institutions, physicians, private clinics and other healthcare professionals.

Health Care Negligence Claims Representation

  • In-depth assessment and investigation of allegations of negligence against health care institutions and health care providers
  • Recommendations on fair and reasonable early resolution of indefensible claims
  • Defence of professional negligence claims
  • Detailed, comprehensive client-specific reporting
  • Gathering fact and expert evidence to provide specialized advice and representation
  • Detailed preparation of health care providers and corporate representatives for testimony
  • Conducting sensitive, comprehensive and probing questioning of claimants
  • Detailed assessment of litigation risk and recommendations on defensibility or settlement
  • Representation at Alternate Dispute Resolution proceedings
  • Experienced and effective trial and appeal representation

Fatality Inquiry Representation

  • Investigation of circumstances leading to death
  • Review of policies and procedures relevant to incident
  • Review of systems issues that may have contributed to death
  • Review of changes made post incident
  • Preparation of systems improvement evidence for submission to court
  • Advising on complex Quality Assurance issues arising from incident
  • Advising on potential recommendations arising from Inquiry and advocacy to ensure recommendations are reasonable, practical and fiscally responsible
Health Law Calgary

Advisory Services and Representation

  • Drafting and revisions of policies and procedures for healthcare institutions
  • Advising internal legal counsel and critical care teams on end of life disputes
  • Representation of health care institutions in end of life injunction applications
  • Information access and privacy issues
  • Legislative compliance
  • Liability and defence cost reserve assessment
  • Mental health applications before review panels
  • Advice and representation on Public Health investigations and prosecutions
  • Appeals and Judicial Reviews of Administrative tribunal decisions
  • Professional discipline matters before hearing tribunals
  • Quality assurance matters
  • Use of release of confidential information
  • Risk management recommendations to health care institutions
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