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No remedy in medical negligence: fault without causation (2)

I’ll outline, in subsequent postings, why, assuming the evidence was as outlined in the Briante v. Vancouver Island Health Authority, 2014 BCSC 1511  reasons, … 223 more words

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No remedy in medical negligence: fault without causation (1)

Briante v. Vancouver Island Health Authority, 2014 BCSC 1511, which I first discussed, here, a few days ago, is a stark reminder that, even in medical negligence, fault alone is not enough. 1,422 more words

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I Am the Narrator of This Story and You Need to Read It

A Note from the Author: I’ve been reading articles from an anthology on creative writing that was recommended to me by my future professor, Sheri Reynolds. 1,938 more words

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Worth Reading and Pondering: Briante v. Vancouver Island Health Authority, 2014 BCSC 1511

Some comments on the trial decision, which you’ll find here.

As usual, the focus is on the causation aspect. Based on the reasons as published, the causation issue in  1,707 more words

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When a cause cannot be found

There is a philosophical problem within medicine: how to deal with causal complexity and variations. While existing methods are designed for large scale population data and sufficiently homogenous sub-groups, a number of medical conditions are characterised by their heterogenic and complex nature: low back pain (LBP), chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), tension-type headache (TTH), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and many others. 630 more words

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Is it something in B.C. water? air?

The “151” in the top line  of the graphic, below, is the number of cases in which Clements v Clements, 2012 SCC 32, 2 SCR 181  has been cited, in reasons on CANLII, in court or tribunal reasons since… 67 more words

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