Vancouver Medical Malpractice Lawyer – The Right to Refuse Treatment – Informed Refusal

In our prior blog posts we have discussed informed consent in medical malpractice claims.  As established by the Supreme Court of Canada, the key points to informed consent are: The doctor must disclose the nature of the treatment, its gravity, and any associated risks that would want to be known by a reasonable patient. The…

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Vancouver Medical Malpractice Lawyer – Doctor Negligent on the Issue of Informed Consent

As discussed in a prior blog issue on Medical Malpractice and Informed Consent, most medical procedures involve some level of risk.  Because of this, doctors have an obligation to fully inform their patients about the procedure and the associated potential side-effects and complications so that they can make an informed decision about whether or not…

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Medical Malpractice – Informed Consent to Medical Treatment

Most medical procedures involve some level of risk.  Because of this, doctors have an obligation to fully inform their patients about the procedure and the associated potential side-effects and complications so that they can make an informed decision about whether or not to proceed.  This is known as informed consent. A doctor’s obligation to obtain…

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