Posts by John McKiggan


What is the Limitation Period for Your Child’s Claim?

Many parents of children injured at birth are surprised to learn the length of time that they have to start a legal claim on behalf of their child. In most provinces, the limitation period is suspended while the child is a minor, after which a 2-year limitation period typically applies from the date medical treatment […]

Lucas Warren – The New Face of Gerber

2018 Gerber Baby Search With thousands of hopeful parents and babies seeking to be featured in Gerber ads each year, the Gerber Photo Search contest has captivated the nation every year since its 2010 conception. The 2017 search proved no different as parents submitted over 140,000 photos of their smiling babies, with the hope that […]

When To Settle Birth Injury Claims

Birth Injury claims are always complex. The person suing must establish that a midwife, doctor, nurse or hospital authority was negligent and that the negligence caused the child’s injuries. In addition, there is a further complicating factor of determining what would be a reasonable quantification of the child’s damages. The litigation process can be lengthy […]

What Are the Stages of Labour?

What are the Stages of Labour? The experience of childbirth is one that is both unique and commonplace. Emotionally and physically, women can have very different experiences. For example, the amount of time involved in each step is different for each woman and for each pregnancy. However, for women who undergo a normal vaginal delivery, […]