The Ontario Court of Appeal has substantially upheld a $3 million award for chronic pain following on medical malpractice, deducting only some $350,000 from the trial judge’s award in Degennaro v. Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital. “Even with the reduction I believe that the award is still far and away the biggest chronic pain award in Canada,” says Alf Kwinter, who with colleague Bill McMaster of Singer, Kwinter represented the plaintiff at trial. Paul Pape and Shantona Chaudhury of Pape Barristers.
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Record award for chronic pain
Paul Pape, Shantona Chaudhury and Cristina Senese successfully appealed MDS’ entire $25M award. The main issue concerned the interpretation of an exclusion clause in
Shantona Chaudhury and Brandon Kain will be program chairs in Osgoode Hall Law School’s, “The Principle of Good Faith in Contracts: Essential Updates and