Infection Control Breach at Stittsville Medical Clinic

This post was written by Andrea Girones:

July 25, 2018

Updated July 27 2018 – Numerous  Ottawa families were shocked to receive a letter from the Main Street Family Medical Centre this week advising that they had been possibly  exposed to unclean instruments at the clinic. Over 4600 patients may have been affected and have been asked to return to the clinic to undergo testing […] READ MORE>

The Link between Cerebral Palsy and Medical Malpractice

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November 16, 2017

Cerebral palsy, a permanent neurological syndrome, has many causes. However one undeniable cause is lack of oxygen at birth. The deprivation of oxygen (asphyxia), can cause brain tissue to die (ischemia) leading to permanent cognitive and physical disabilities. Lack of oxygen- was it preventable? Whether the brain damage was caused by the medical negligence of […] READ MORE>

Erb’s palsy- Can it be prevented? Sadly Yes…

This post was written by Andrea Girones:

September 28, 2017

September 2017- Nothing prepares a parent for the shock that their new born baby has a severe nerve injury. Many parents are overwhelmed by concern for their child and only later do they think back to “how did this happen and could it have been prevented?” With most birth brachial plexus injuries (BBPI), also known […] READ MORE>

Civil Lawyers Raise the Alarm on Case Delays.

This post was written by Andrea Girones:

January 9, 2017

A recent experience at Girones Lawyers exemplifies the difficulties that civil plaintiffs are experiencing with our legal system. A longstanding trial date for a 6 week  medical malpractice trial commencing this February had to be cancelled due to a shortage of available Judges. In this case, a severely disabled child is left waiting for a new […] READ MORE>

3 Things You Need to Prove Medical Malpractice in Ontario

This post was written by Andrea Girones:

March 4, 2016

Medical malpractice cases are notorious for being complex and hard-fought battles by medical professionals. Various factors come into play and you should make sure your lawyer has specific practical experience in these kind of cases. To be successful you, with your lawyer, will have to prove 3 things: 1) The doctor fell below the standard […] READ MORE>

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