TORONTO, July 6, 2012 /CNW/ - In a 5-0 decision released today, the
Ontario Court of Appeal unanimously ruled that Kathryn Taylor may
proceed with her claim against Health Canada arising from Health
Canada's failure to warn her that the TMJ implants she received through
surgery were defective and had been recalled in the United States.
"Government regulation impacts on most facets of life, particularly
matters of public health and safety" Justice David Doherty wrote. "If
a government regulator exercises its powers in a negligent way, people
can be hurt and suffer substantial damages."
A copy of the 54 page decision is available on the Ontario Court of
Appeal web site.
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