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Field Law has been a leading firm in health care for more than 70 years. We serve as a trusted, proactive strategic advisor to the Liability and Property Insurance Plan, Alberta Health Services and other health care organizations and professional associations throughout the province. 
 
The health care industry is constantly changing and becoming increasingly complex. We guide our clients every step of the way, providing comprehensive legal services to help them adapt and succeed regardless of the challenges that may arise. Our health group collaborates with the firm’s entire legal team – including corporate, labour and employment, litigation and real estate – to develop integrated, practical, cost-effective solutions to our client’s issues, including the following:
  • Malpractice Claim Defense
  • Fatality Inquiries
  • Clinical Advising
  • Medical Staff Advising and Relations
  • Policies, Procedures and Bylaws
  • Patient Safety and Quality
  • Primary Care Network Advising and Documentation
  • Alternate Relationship Plans
  • Infrastructure and P3 Projects
  • Class Action Defence and Risk Prevention
  • Environmental Matters
  • Enterprise and Clinical Risk Management Advice
  • Legislative Drafting and Advice
  • Labour and Employment Representation
  • Health Services Contracts
  • Health Services Restructuring
  • Construction and Commercial Development
  • Professional Regulatory Representation
  • Personal Services
  • Corporate Organization and Governance
  • Leasing
Field Law’s Health Group is nationally recognized as one of Canada’s leading health law firms with many of our lawyers holding key leadership positions on health boards, formulating provincial health policy and teaching at health institutions.
 
Field Law’s knowledge of Alberta’s health care system is second to none, offering a regional understanding of local issues and needs, regional presence and Alberta solutions. That knowledge and decades of experience with administrative, operational and frontline staff has given us industry insights regarding organizational challenges and sensitivities which enables our lawyers to help clients navigate the issues that impact their health care operations. 
Partner
Edmonton
780-423-7696
bwindwick@fieldlaw.com
Partner
Edmonton
780-423-7675
cbailey@fieldlaw.com
Partner
Calgary
403-232-1754
ddowne@fieldlaw.com
Lawyer
Edmonton
780-643-8764
dadams@fieldlaw.com
, Practice Group Leader
VCARD
Partner
Edmonton
780-423-7673
gsim@fieldlaw.com
Partner
Edmonton
780-423-7634
jguthrie@fieldlaw.com
Partner
Edmonton
780-423-7635
jjanz@fieldlaw.com
Firm Managing Partner
Calgary
403-260-8539
dsaunderson@fieldlaw.com
Lawyer
Edmonton
780-643-8767
myu@fieldlaw.com
Lawyer
Edmonton
780-423-7630
tgregson@fieldlaw.com
Chan v. Her Majesty the Queen, 2017 ABQB 480, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
Guay v. Wong, 2008 ABQB 638, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench
2009-Present
Legal Issues in Dentistry
September 2016
The Anatomy of Medical Malpractice Litigation
2013-2015
Legalities of Nursing
November 2015
Terminology in Medical Malpractice Questioning
December 2014
Cross-Examining Medical Experts
November 2013
Charting - A Legal Perspective
October 2013
Legalities of Nursing Documentation
October 2013
Law and Medicine: A Practitioner's Perspective
October 2013
Legalities of Nursing Documentation
October 2013
Legalities of Nursing Documentation
September 2013
MED526 Patient Centred Care II - Introduction to Health Law
April 2013
Charting - A Legal Perspective
March 2013
Understanding Dental Practice Litigation
2012
One Year Later: Ontario Hospitals and the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
April 2012
MED542: PHELO - Medical Legal Issues
March 2012
Pediatric G.I. Rounds: Informed Consent: From Concept to Practice
February 2012
Law and Medicine Course - 2012
2012
Expectations of the Public Inquiry into Health System Matters
December 2011
The Expert with Two Hats
November 2011
Charting - Protecting the Patient , Protecting Yourself
Nov 2011
Understanding Dental Malpractice Litigation
November 2011
Understanding Dental Malpractice Litigation
March 2011
The Deductibility of Government Funding
2011
MED526: Patient Centred Care
June 2010
The Role of Nursing Documentation in Malpractice Litigation
March 2010
Understanding Dental Malpractice Litigation
March 2010
Understanding Dental Malpractice Litigation
February 2010
Quality Assurance Decisions
February 2010
Quality Assurance and Litigation: New Developments in Statutory Protection Against Disclosure
2010
Optimizing Electronic Health Record and Information Systems
October 2009
The Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act
September 2009
Health Care Errors and Apologies
August 2009
Case Comment: A.C. v. Manitoba (Director of Child and Family Services), 2009 SCC 30
July 2009
Influenza A (H1N1) in the Workplace - OHS Considerations
July 2009
HIV/AIDS Reporting
June 2009
Retention of Fetal Heart Surveillance Strips
June 2009
Shoot, Was I Supposed to Report That?
Winter 2009
HIV/AIDS Reporting
2009
Optimizing Electronic Health Record and Information Systems
2008
Disruptive Physician Behaviour
2008
Exercising Discretion
2007
Patient Capacity Inservice
2007
Quality Assurance Investigation
2007
Retaining a Medical Expert
2006
The Framework & Principles of Disclosure
2005
Police Experience with the Health Information Act:  The Edmonton Police Service's Submissions to the Select Special Health Information Act Review Committee
 The Edmonton Police Service's Submissions to the Select Special Health Information Act Review Committee
2005
What Nurses Are Doing Right
October 30
Legalities of Nursing Documentation