At Fogler, Rubinoff, we believe that making a difference begins with trust. Experience and sound judgment earn it. Client relationships are built on it. Results keep it.


Health Law is a specialized practice group which provides counsel to participants in the health care and health services sectors, including:

  • health professionals and facilities
  • individuals
  • hospitals
  • medical advisory committees
  • hospital boards of governors
  • government
  • professional associations
  • independent health facilities
  • health facilities not covered by the independent health facilities act
  • long term care facilities
  • occupational health departments of large corporations
  • manufacturers of products used in the health care industry
  • internet pharmacies
  • cross-border facilitating companies.

Fogler, Rubinoff has extensive expertise in all areas of the law relating to the health sector and its participants. Our team brings fundamental expertise in litigation, business, real estate, information technology and tax law - all vital components of health law and its myriad of implications.

Whether you are a health professional or representative of a health institution or a regulatory body, you’ll appreciate our commitment and focus on providing exceptional service in the most efficient and cost-effective manner. Our health law services include a representation of:

  • physicians
  • dentists
  • nurses
  • psychologists
  • physiotherapists
  • chiropractors
  • pharmacists and midwives in regulatory matters including complaints
  • discipline
  • quality assurance
  • fitness to practice and registration issues
  • representation of parties in hospital privileges disputes
  • incorporation of health professionals
  • contract negotiations in hospital matters
  • providing advice and representation to boards, agencies and commissions in the health sector
  • advice to independent health facilities
  • advice relating to disability insurance
  • advice to health professionals with substance dependency issues
  • alternative delivery systems
  • privilege and other credentialing problems
  • physician/hospital relations
  • representation of clinics and group practices
  • representation of health professionals in negligence claims
  • sales, transfers, mergers and acquisitions
  • advice to practitioners participating in peer assessment
  • advice to physicians who have been directed to participate in the physician review enhancement program (prep)
  • representation of plaintiffs in medical malpractice claims
  • advice on provincial and federal regulatory requirements
  • advice to intended parents, gestational carriers (surrogates) and clinics with respect to assisted reproductive technologies
  • advice to patients and families with respect to mental health issues
  • advice on the interpretation of agreements
  • advice in dealing with freedom of information and privacy issues
  • advice on labour relations, employment law and human rights issues
  • negotiating agreements on behalf of and with health sector participants
  • advice to physicians with respect to OHIP billing issues
  • representation of parties with health law issues before all levels of court and administrative tribunals
  • extensive experience representing individuals, health care practitioners and others at coroner’s inquests

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