Ottawa MD makes legal history with huge libel award against CBC

Sullivan, Patrick
June 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/13/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 12, p1735
Academic Journal
Reports on the Ontario (Canada) Supreme Court decision which helped restore the professional reputation of Dr. Frans Leenen. What was said by the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corp.) regarding Leenan and the use of calcium-channel blockers in the treatment of hypertension; Decision by Justice J.D. Cunningham that the CBC acted with malice; What was said during the television program regarding the calcium-channel blocker, nifedipine.


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