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Mary Lynn Gleason

Associée

Toronto
MGleason@blg.com
416.367.6112

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Mary Lynn’s practice focuses on the defence of hospitals and their staff in medical malpractice claims. She has extensive experience in the defence of complex obstetrical brain injury medical malpractice cases.

She acts as counsel for hospitals, nurses, physicians and other health practitioners at inquests and civil trials. She has appeared at various levels of courts and administrative tribunals, including the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board.

Mary Lynn also serves as general counsel to hospitals on issues including privileges, policy, privacy and risk management. She also serves as counsel to hospitals and their employees at Coroner’s inquests and administrative proceedings.

Experience

  • Acts for Health Insurance Reciprocal of Canada (HIROC) in defence of medical malpractice claims.
  • Successfully defended at trial the following complex birth injury cases: Holder et al v. Greater Niagara General Hospital et al Reasons for Judgment, released October 6, 1997; Stuckless et al v. Rouge Valley Health Systems Reasons for Judgment released January 18, 2005; McGregor et al v. Grand River Hospital et al Reasons for Judgment released August 27, 2009.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Medico-Legal Society of Toronto
  • Member, The Advocates’ Society
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, BLG Reads to Kids Program

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2021 edition (and since 2013) of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Medical Negligence)
  • Recognized in the 2021 edition (and since 2012) of The Best Lawyers in Canada® (Health Care Law, Medical Negligence, Personal Injury Litigation)
  • Recognized as a leading litigator in the 2018 edition of the Lexpert®/Report on Business Litigation Special Edition

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 1987
  • LLB, Université de Western Ontario, 1985
  • BA, Brock University, 1982