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CIVIL PROCEDURE - Parties - Class or representative actions - Common interests and issues - Judgments and orders - Summary judgments - For part of claim - Appeals

Thursday, November 23, 2017 @ 8:30 AM  

Appeal by the defendant James from order of partial summary judgment made against him in a class action for medical negligence. James, an anaesthesiologist employed by the defendant pain management clinic, administered epidural injections. An infectious disease outbreak was discovered at the clinic in November 2012. An investigation by Toronto Public Health ensued, revealing that nine patients of the 272 treated by James during the previous three months tested positive for staphylococcus aureus, six of them from a strain that matched the strain for which James...