Media Advisory: Windsor Mastectomy Patient Files Claim for Wrongful Surgery

TORONTO, March 2 /CNW/ - Ms. Laurie Johnston of Leamington, Ontario, whose healthy breast was removed in error by a Windsor surgeon, will make a statement about the reasons for her legal action. Media are invited to attend the briefing. This is Ms. Johnston's first public statement since it was recently revealed that Ms. Johnston was not the first patient to have a healthy breast removed at the Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital by the same surgeon.

    Who:      Laurie Johnston, plaintiff in lawsuit
              Barbara A. MacFarlane, LLB, lawyer representing Ms. Johnston

    What:     Media conference

    When:     Wednesday, March 3, 2010
              10:30 am

    Where:    Torkin Manes LLP
              Richmond Room, 15th Floor
              151 Yonge Street
              Toronto ON M5C 2W7


For further information: For further information: Margaret McCaffery, Torkin Manes LLP, Office: (416) 863-1188 x 240, Mobile: (416) 782-7828,; Jane Shapiro, Hill & Knowlton Canada, Office: (416) 413-4770, Mobile: (416) 457-1429,

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