Skip to content

Our Ontario Lawyers

When success matters, there is no substitute for the advantage that comes from experience.

Search for a lawyer below:


Search Results

We're sorry, We cannot locate any lawyers with that criteria. Please search again.

Sort By:

Experience and Expertise:

How Can We Help? We’ll be happy to match you to the right qualified Lerners Lawyer.

Rasouli and Consent to Withdraw Treatment

1 minute read

In Rasouli v. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2011 ONCA 482, the Court of Appeal held that a physician's obligation to obtain consent to treatment under the Health Care Consent Act includes an obligation to obtain a patient or Substitute Decision Maker's consent to the withdrawal of life support when this withdrawal medically necessitates the provision of palliative care.

Presented at County of Carleton Law Association, Montebello, Quebec, November 2011

Available document:

LERNx Sidebar


LERNx is committed to making the law easier to access for all by publishing high-quality and industry-leading content.

Mark D. Lerner

We are here to help.

Do you have any questions about your unique scenario? Feel free to reach out directly by visiting my Lerners Profile View My Full Profile