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New hearing ordered in medical negligence case due to ‘procedural unfairness’

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 @ 8:19 AM | By Amanda Jerome

The Ontario Court of Appeal has ordered a new hearing for an action against a Toronto pain management clinic as it ruled the motion judge deprived the defendant doctor of procedural fairness.

Ron Bohm, SBMB LawIn Levac v. James 2017 ONCA 842, the court heard that the Rothbart Centre for Pain Care experienced a bacterial infection outbreak and nine patients became seriously ill. Toronto Public Health audited the clinic’s infection prevention and control practices and found that the patients had fallen ill after receiving injections from...