Judge's decision clears the way for SARS lawsuit on behalf of Ontario RNs

CNW, August 23, 2005

Toronto - Ontario nurses are hailing a judge's decision today that grants the family of registered nurse Tecla Lin the right to sue the province of Ontario for negligence in her death from SARS.

The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is suing the Ontario government on behalf of the Lin family and 52 other nurses for negligence in the handling of the SARS outbreak, arguing officials failed to provide adequate and timely information alerting nurses on how to protect themselves. ... Judge's decision