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McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Healthcare

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What the team is known for

McCarthy Tétrault a prominent national law firm that is identified for its depth of expertise in medical negligence claims and other health-related litigation. The healthcare team regularly acts for the Canadian Medical Protective Association in Ontario and Québec, as well as representing a range of other healthcare clients, including community facilities, private healthcare providers and suppliers. The firm stands out for its expert handling of complex health issues, including end of life cases, regulatory health matters, privacy law and transactions.

Strengths

One impressed commentator described the firm as "pre-eminent provincial counsel."

Another said: "The team is made up of top-notch litigators. They have credibility on the street and on the Bench."

Work highlights

Led by Darryl Cruz, McCarthy Tétrault represented an obstetrician in a medical negligence claim following brain damage suffered by a newborn child.

Notable practitioners

Toronto-based Darryl Cruz has considerable experience representing individuals and institutions in contentious proceedings, including negligence claims and class actions.
"He helped us manage our way through an incredibly challenging and unique situation, and helped us reach a workable resolution." "Darryl Cruz is strategic and collaborative, and his courtroom work is exceptional."

Emmanuelle Poupart is recognised by sources as one of the leading experts in health law in Québec for her representation of pharmaceutical companies and individual physicians in negligence and damage claims.
"She is a superb lawyer." "She has a good knack for presenting complex positions in a straightforward and persuasive manner, and has excellent practical judgement."

Toronto-based Frank McLaughlin is a seasoned lawyer who is highly experienced in litigating medical malpractice and pharmaceutical product liability claims.
"He is a super-solid trial lawyer."

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Overview

Leaders in today’s healthcare sector must deal with an overlay of increasingly complex regulations

We represent hospitals, long-term care and community facilities, retirement residences, nursing homes, laboratories, private health care providers and suppliers who interface with these institutions.

Our Health Law Group regularly advises clients on:
  • Drafting and responding to proposals regarding internal trade rules for suppliers to the public sector
  • Understanding the health environment in Canada with respect to the myriad existing statutes and acts
  • Setting up companies from the private sector that are subject to health legislation
  • Contract negotiations between governments and non-profit entities such as public laboratories, as well as between management and labour groups in hospitals
  • Charitable initiatives and fundraising that involve foundations within health organizations
  • Research and development agreements, joint ventures and public/private partnerships; corporate governance, bylaws, reorganizations, liability, security enforcement and regulatory compliance
  • Patient consent, professional negligence and clinical trials

Healthcare

McCarthy Tétrault LLP

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Location

Suite 5300, TD Bank Tower

Toronto Dominion Centre

Toronto

Ontario

Canada

M5K 1E6

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Nationwide - Canada

Healthcare: Contentious


Darryl A Cruz
Band 1
Emmanuelle Poupart
Band 2
Frank McLaughlin
Band 2