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Disciplinary complaint and letter from a Syndic to the Collège des médecins du Québec inadmissible in evidence!

January 2019 Donati Maisonneuve, Quebec

Dahan v. Poirier, 2018 QCCQ 5154
Professional and medical liability |Disciplinary process | Production of evidence | Lack of relevance | Striking out of allegations | Exclusion of exhibits

Dr. Paul Poirier (“the Defendant”), was sued for medical malpractice by Abdallah Ali Dahan (“the Claimant”), and filed an application to strike certain allegations from the Amended Originating Motion and requested that certain exhibits related to the inter-hospital complaint process be excluded. The Claimant challenged this application on grounds that the allegations and exhibits were relevant in demonstrating the defendant’s fault.

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