Medical Malpractice Lawyers Toronto

Medical malpractice lawyers Toronto

Toronto is Canada’s most populous city and its main financial and business centre. The law firm of Sommers & Roth services all of Canada, including the great City of Toronto.

Toronto is known as a ‘city of neighborhoods’, as it’s composed of many distinct neighborhoods, each with a unique character. For example, Toronto’s Kensington Market neighborhood offers an eclectic mix of unique foods and crafts originating from all over the world. One could head to the trendy Queen West neighborhood to visit stores offering the city’s most cutting edge fashion. These are just a couple examples of well-known neighborhoods, however there are hidden gems all over the city.

Toronto is home to many well-known institutions including the University of Toronto, Queen’s Park (Ontario’s provincial legislature), as well as universities and hospitals. As the political and cultural capital of Ontario, it’s easy for one to feel that he or she is at the ‘centre of it all’ while in Toronto.

For a metropolitan city of its size, Toronto is unique in the amount of natural beauty and scenery that can be found within it. Toronto is located directly on Lake Ontario, and includes the Toronto Islands on the lake. Toronto’s other most significant geographical feature is its location at the intersection of 3 rivers – the Humber River, Don River, and Rouge River. Toronto is also home to a series of escarpments, portions of which have been preserved in their natural state. The well-known Scarborough Bluffs are a popular place on an escarpment to enjoy a bit of nature within the city.

In terms of population, Toronto is known as a highly multicultural city. People of many ethnicities and national origins from all over the world are represented. These people arrived in various waves of immigration dating back to Toronto’s founding. Specifically, Toronto is home to many people of East Asian, South Asian, Black, Southeast Asian, Latin American, West Asian, Arab, and African Origin.

Sommers & Roth lawyers are available to assist the diverse population of Toronto in asserting their legal rights in the medical field. Our lawyers have many years of experience in medical malpractice and personal injury matters. Our clients have had hundreds of millions of dollars awarded to them over the years.

We are well equipped to handle any personal injury or medical malpractice claims and have unique experience in the following areas:

When your legal rights are infringed upon through someone else’s negligence or battery, you may be entitled to a monetary award. Depending on this extent of your medical injuries and a range of other factors, you could be entitled to a very substantial monetary award.

If you feel you have been wronged by medical malpractice, we encourage you to contact us for a lawyer consultation and we will access your legal position and the likelihood of recovering an award for the medical damages. We can be reached toll-free at 1-844-777-7372.

Our Cases in Toronto

Medical physicians are trusted to care for you and your loved ones. So, if a doctor, nurse, or healthcare professional makes a mistake that causes financial, emotional or physical harm, it’s a big deal.  Medical errors or negligence can cause significant long-term injuries or even death to the patient. 

If you or a family member have been hurt because of poor treatment, misdiagnosis, or neglect, you need to speak with a medical malpractice lawyer in Toronto. 

Experienced Medical Malpractice Law Firm in Toronto

At Sommers Roth & Elmaleh, our team of medical malpractice lawyers in Toronto is committed to helping patients and families impacted by medical errors. 

We are technically proficient with decades of experience working in Canada’s medical system. We are well regarded as one of Canada’s leading medical lawyers, with an immaculate track record of getting large financial compensation for our clients.

If you are suffering from physical, mental, psychological or emotional injury that your healthcare provider could have prevented, we can help you get the justice you deserve.

You might be wondering what a personal injury or medical malpractice lawsuit is, what it includes or what happens when you file a personal injury or medical malpractice lawsuit in Toronto. 

We’re here to answer any and all of your questions in a straightforward and practical way so you can get the clarity you need to move forward.

Medical Negligence Litigation in Toronto

Medical malpractice refers to instances where you are affected negatively by a trusted medical professional or provider’s actions.

Even with the world’s highest standards of medical practice, Torontonians still encounter medical malpractice and negligence in their healthcare department. Medical malpractice cases are civil claims against doctors, nurses, hospital workers or others in the medical field for medical neglect. This negligence can be the result or indirect result of errors involving diagnosis, treatment, aftercare or other health management.

Common Examples of Medical Negligence in Toronto?

Medical malpractice can include any or a combination of the following:

  • Failure to diagnose or a misdiagnosis;
  • Failure to properly read laboratory results or ignoring them;
  • Undergoing unnecessary surgery;
  • Surgical errors or wrong site surgery;
  • Getting prescribed the wrong medication or dosage;
  • Too early discharge;
  • Inadequate follow-up or aftercare;
  • Disregarding patient history or not taking appropriate patient history;
  • Failure to properly test;
  • Failure to recognize a patient’s symptoms.

In Toronto, healthcare professionals have their legal rights protected by the Canadian Medical Protection Association or the CMPA, a $2 billion organization. On the other hand, patients only have their rights protected if they hire their private legal team. Torontonians looking for justice usually face high financial barriers. 

Our team at Sommers Roth & Elmaleh is available to provide legal assistance to families in Toronto. We have the experience and knowledge to assist in the following personal injury or medical malpractice claims:

Our Specialized Medical Negligence Practice Areas In Toronto

At Sommers Roth & Elmaleh, our medical malpractice lawyers are committed to litigating Toronto’s most severe personal injury claims. Here are a few examples of areas that we specialize in when it comes to medical malpractice:

Pediatric Malpractice in Toronto

Each year, thousands of young people suffer serious medical injuries or die because of errors made by pediatricians, nurses, and other hospital or healthcare staff. This impacts families who now have to live with these mistakes in the aftermath of a medical error. The loss of a child can be devastating, both emotionally and financially.

Medical Misdiagnosis in Toronto

Medical misdiagnosis falls within the broader category of medical malpractice. While doctors must perform in your best interest, they are still human and can make mistakes. Any incorrect, missed or delayed diagnosis can have horrifyingly devastating impacts on you as well as your family.

Birth Trauma Lawyer in Toronto

Birth trauma is also known as obstetrical negligence or obstetrical malpractice, and at Sommers Roth & Elmaleh, we consider this area to be our sub-specialty. This is because we have litigated countless successful cases and recovered millions of dollars for our clients affected by birth injury due to medical negligence. While thousands of babies are born healthy every year, a small few suffer from injuries related to medical mistakes made by healthcare professionals.

Spina Bifida Lawyers in Toronto

Spina Bifida is a condition which affects your child for the rest of their life. It can cause loss of bladder or bowel control and cognitive issues. Spina Bifida can be detected through ultrasound very early in pregnancy, and once seen, it can be addressed to decrease the conditions mentioned. If you suppose your doctor or other healthcare staff did not take the proper precautions, you might have malpractice litigation.

Sommers Roth & Elmaleh: Helping Medical Malpractice Victims in Toronto

At Sommers Roth & Elmaleh, our team of medical malpractice lawyers in Toronto is committed to litigating claims to help you get the compensation you deserve.

If you or a loved one has been the victim of medical malpractice in Toronto, please contact Sommers Roth & Elmaleh at 1-844-940-2386. Please get in touch with us right now to schedule a consultation.

Our medical malpractice law firm is located in the heart of the city at 268 Avenue Rd, M4V 2G7.


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    A lawyer from Sommers Roth & Elmaleh will be in touch with you as soon as possible. Please note that no lawyer-client, advisory, or fiduciary relationship is created by your inquiry. All information provided is confidential.

    The above information is not legal advice. Past results of cases and recoveries by our medical malpractice lawyers against hospitals, doctors, midwives, nurses and other healthcare professionals are not necessarily indicative of future results. The amounts recovered and other litigation outcomes will vary according to the facts in individual cases.


    When can I file for a Medical Malpractice claim?

    The time it takes to file a medical malpractice claim varies, but it is critical to start quickly. You should register your claim as soon as you know of any damage or negligence. Consult a medical malpractice lawyer to decide when it's best to get legal help because delays could negatively impact your case's outcome.

    What is the limitation period for medical malpractice in Toronto?

    In Toronto and the rest of Ontario, the period of limitations for medical malpractice claims is normally two years from the date of discovery of the harm. However, various events might influence this timeline, so it's best to contact a malpractice lawyer to ensure you fulfill all deadlines.

    How do I sue for medical malpractice in Canada?

    You must follow specific legal procedures to initiate a medical malpractice lawsuit in Canada. It includes obtaining information, consulting with lawyers, and submitting a statement of claim. You can get guidance during the procedure from a medical malpractice lawyer with experience.

    How do I start a medical malpractice lawsuit in Canada?

    There are various steps involved in starting a medical malpractice situation. Begin by speaking with an experienced malpractice lawyer who can evaluate the viability of your case. They will assist you in collecting evidence, filing the required paperwork to start the lawsuit, and guiding you through the entire legal procedure.

    What damages can I claim in a medical malpractice lawsuit?

    Damages in a medical malpractice lawsuit may include medical expenses, loss of income, pain and suffering, and other related costs. The Sommers & Roth medical malpractice lawyer can assess your case and help you understand the potential damages to which you may be entitled.

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    23 May 2023
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    18 July 2022
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    6 June 2022
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    1 December 2021
    I was in a serious horse accident where the horse was injured and should never have been ridden. The owner of the horse was aware that the horse had chronic arthritis issues and the veterinarians at Guelph had told him the horse could decompensate at any time and could cause serious injury whether being led or ridden and could never be jumped again. The horse had been shown at the grand prix level and the owner had payed quite a bit of money for him. After consulting with several lawyers and having one that did represent me at the discoveries who later quit, Jeremy Syrtash took on the case and followed through with guelph university. That is how we found out that the vets had recommended the above. Without Jeremy's efforts and follow through the case would never have continued on. Because of these efforts the case was successful. Thank you so much Jeremy. You are a dedicated, thorough, excellent lawyer and it's been a pleasure to have you as my lawyer!!
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    18 July 2020
    We want to start by saying how much we highly recommend Sommers, Roth and Elmaleh for anyone who is dealing with a situation involving medical malpractice. Hilik and the entire firm have allowed us the opportunity to give our little girl the life she deserves. There is no taking back what happened, but they truly turned such a tragedy into a victory. They fought long and hard, and put forth so much time and effort into making the individuals accountable and responsible for the mistakes that were made. They always showed true compassion for our family, guided us with ease, and supported us through every step. This was such a life changing experience with the firm, and honestly we will always be forever grateful and thankful.