July 11, 2014

When medical records go missing

Legal regimes and remedies in Ontario differ depending on the source of the information

Nina Bombier and Paul-Erik Veel co-authored the article When medical records go missing which appeared in the July 11, 2014 issue of the Lawyers Weekly.

"As lawyers, we routinely come into the possession of medical records. Unfortunately, those medical records can sometimes be lost or stolen. We may accidentally leave our briefcase somewhere and it is then nowhere to be found; even worse, our laptop may be stolen from the car or office..."