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Canada 2023
Nationwide - Canada Healthcare
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5 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by McCarthy Tétrault LLP

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

Chambers Review

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Healthcare: Contentious - Nationwide - Canada
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What the team is known for

McCarthy Tétrault is 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.

Work Highlights

Provided by McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • McCarthy Tétrault's team represented Lundbeck Canada and H. Lundbeck A/S in two class actions following allegations that the use of the antidepressant Celexa by pregnant women caused certain birth defects.

Notable Practitioners

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Darryl A Cruz
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Darryl A Cruz
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Toronto-based Darryl Cruz has considerable experience representing individuals and institutions in contentious proceedings, including negligence claims and class actions.
"He's very experienced in handling large and complex medical malpractice litigation." "Darryl is a leading member of the medical malpractice Bar. He is strategic, well respected and very active."

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

Emmanuelle Poupart
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Emmanuelle Poupart
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Emmanuelle Poupart is recognized 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's an absolutely necessary resource for Québec matters." "Emmanuelle is very experienced in advising on both civil and disciplinary proceedings." "She has a very strong reputation."

Erica Baron
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Erica Baron
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Toronto-based Erica Baron has a burgeoning practice in the healthcare space. She routinely represents clients in complex disputes related to medical malpractice and professional negligence.
"Erica is a smart and adept lawyer." "She is a strong practitioner."

Sarit E Batner
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Sarit E Batner
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Sarit Batner has extensive experience of handling complex commercial litigation related to allegations of breach of contract and patents, among other issues. She is based in Toronto.
"She is a strong advocate for her clients. She has deep trial skills and excellent negotiation strategy." "Sarit is an exceptionally strong practitioner in medical negligence."

Ranked Lawyers at
McCarthy Tétrault LLP

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Nationwide - Canada

Healthcare: Contentious

Darryl A Cruz
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Darryl A Cruz
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Emmanuelle Poupart
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Emmanuelle Poupart
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Frank McLaughlin
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Frank McLaughlin
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Erica Baron
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Erica Baron
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Sarit E Batner
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Sarit E Batner
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