Privacy in Pharmacy – Be Prepared

Pharmacists have a range of responsibilities including reviewing prescriptions, educating individuals about medication use and side effects, and acting as a last line of defence to ensure that multiple medications do not interact with one another. In order to provide...

Surprise (or Not): Patient Records are Confidential

Snooping occurs on a regular basis but few organizations are willing to deal with it. Whenever an individual, such as a doctor, a nurse, or a clinic staff member accesses a patient’s record without a work-related need, this is considered snooping. Unless an employee...

Fiona, Dan, and Laura Recognised as 2020 Best Lawyers in Canada

We are celebrating! Fiona, Dan, and Laura have been included in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Lawyers on The Best Lawyers...

Not so fast! Insurers get a say in LAT withdrawals

By Kathleen O’Hara and Heather Lindsay In the recent Motion Order of LAT File No. 18-011887/AABS, the LAT concluded that an insurer can resist the unilateral withdrawal of a LAT Application when it included a live issue in the proceeding that has yet to be decided....

Business E-Mail Fraud: Sometimes You Pay Twice!

In a recent Ontario Small Claims Court decision, a deputy judge was faced with a situation where a business e-mail compromise resulted in settlement funds being redirected to a fraudster rather than the intended recipient. The case raised the following novel question:...

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