This section keeps you up-to-date on the latest news and upcoming public appearances of Lavery professionals.
On November 22 and 29, Charles Olivier Thibeault provided training to emergency call centre operators and dispatchers at the request of the Association des centres d’urgence du Québec (ACUQ). The seminar was entitled “Le rôle et les responsabilités des préposés des centres d’appels d’urgence” and Charles Olivier discussed the legislative and regulatory framework governing emergency call centres, and the different cases resulting in disciplinary measures imposed on operators/dispatchers or civil lawsuits against emergency call centres.
Charles Olivier Thibeault, a partner of the Health Law group, participated in a meeting held by the Regroupement des médecins examineurs du Québec at the CHUM on November 16. During the meeting, Mr. Thibeault discussed with medical examiners, responsible for reviewing complaints concerning hospital physicians, a number of problems often encountered when complaints are handled. Mr. Thibeault also suggested several solutions to address these problems as well as other issues raised by the medical examiners.
Charles Olivier Thibeault, an associate with the Health and Social Services group, spoke at the 4th edition of the Annual Interdisciplinary Conference 2017, held April 20 and 21 at the Faculty of Law of the Université de Montréal. His presentation was entitled D’avocat à conseiller: sortir de la pratique conventionnelle pour faire du droit autrement and discussed how having two degrees (law and health administration) has a positive influence on the way in which he practises law. Mr. Thibeault also pointed out the advantages and obstacles that arise when handling files involving professionals from different fields.
For the second year running, Lavery partnered with the Fondation de l’Hôpital Jean-Talon to sponsor its annual Gala, which took place on November 7, 2016, at the Montreal’s Ritz-Carlton Hotel. The event, whose honorary chairman was Dr. Donald Eddy raised $97,000 for the improvement of health care and services provided to the general population. Mr. Charles Olivier Thibeault — a lawyer in Lavery’s Health law group, secretary of the Fondation de l’Hôpital Jean-Talon’s board of directors and a member of the event’s campaign committee — represented the firm at the Gala. Founded in 1984, the Fondation de l’Hôpital Jean-Talon is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to contribute to the improvement of health care and services provided to the population as well as to promote health in the community. To view photos of the event or for more information about the Fondation, please click here (link to French-only web page).