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Kimberly N. Knight

Associate - Health Law

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Phone: 519.660.7749
Fax: 519.660.7861

Kimberly practices Health Law. She has litigation experience in medical negligence actions.

Education

University of Toronto, (2013) – Juris Doctor
University of Toronto, (2010) – Bachelor of Science (Honours with High Distinction), Environmental Science and Biology

Called to the Bar in Ontario, 2014

About

Kimberly is an associate practicing exclusively in the area of health law. She has significant experience in medical negligence litigation. Her practice focuses on helping those that have been injured through medical negligence. She has experience in representing clients before the Provincial and Superior Ontario Courts of Justice, as well as various administrative tribunals, including the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board and the Immigration and Refugee Board.

Kimberly obtained her J.D. from the University of Toronto in 2013. She articled with Siskinds and began practicing Health Law once she was called to the bar in 2014. Prior to obtaining her J.D. degree, Kimberly graduated with High Distinction from the University of Toronto, receiving an Honours B.Sc with a specialist in Environment Science and a major in Biology in 2010.

Born and raised in the province of Newfoundland, Kimberly has come to love the Forest City. She enjoys mountain biking, Crossfit, and reading vampire novels.

Other Languages

French

Memberships and Associations

Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, Member
Middlesex Law Association, Member
Law Society of Upper Canada, Member
Southwest Region Women's Law Association, Member
Medico-Legal Society of Toronto, Member

Notable Work and Decisions

Deboer v Dr. D M Kolyn et al

In a decision released December 23, 2016, Justice Morissette of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice determined that the Defendant radiologist and Defendant general surgeon had breached the standard of care in delaying the diagnosis of the Plaintiff’s breast cancer. Justice Morissette determined that but for the Defendants’ negligence, the Plaintiff would not be suffering from cancer metastases in her bones and would not die prematurely from this disease.

Publications and Speaking

Speaker at The First Annual Med-Mal Luncheon, January 2019 “Stirrett v Cheema – Case Comment – When does a fiduciary duty exist in the physician-patient relationship?”

Speaker at Straight From the Bench Conference, May 2017 “Sanzone v Schechter – Case Comment – Timing of Summary Judgement Motions”

Community Involvement

Learning Disabilities Association of London, Board Member
Health Sciences Research and Ethics Board, Part-Time Member
London Cycling Club, Past Member
A.N.A.F. Local 393, Past Member
St. John Ambulance, Past Divisional Training Officer

Kimberly is an associate practicing exclusively in the area of health law. She has significant experience in medical negligence litigation. Her practice focuses on helping those that have been injured through medical negligence. She has experience in representing clients before the Provincial and Superior Ontario Courts of Justice, as well as various administrative tribunals, including the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board and the Immigration and Refugee Board.

Kimberly obtained her J.D. from the University of Toronto in 2013. She articled with Siskinds and began practicing Health Law once she was called to the bar in 2014. Prior to obtaining her J.D. degree, Kimberly graduated with High Distinction from the University of Toronto, receiving an Honours B.Sc with a specialist in Environment Science and a major in Biology in 2010.

Born and raised in the province of Newfoundland, Kimberly has come to love the Forest City. She enjoys mountain biking, Crossfit, and reading vampire novels.

French

Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, Member
Middlesex Law Association, Member
Law Society of Upper Canada, Member
Southwest Region Women's Law Association, Member
Medico-Legal Society of Toronto, Member

Deboer v Dr. D M Kolyn et al

In a decision released December 23, 2016, Justice Morissette of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice determined that the Defendant radiologist and Defendant general surgeon had breached the standard of care in delaying the diagnosis of the Plaintiff’s breast cancer. Justice Morissette determined that but for the Defendants’ negligence, the Plaintiff would not be suffering from cancer metastases in her bones and would not die prematurely from this disease.

Speaker at The First Annual Med-Mal Luncheon, January 2019 “Stirrett v Cheema – Case Comment – When does a fiduciary duty exist in the physician-patient relationship?”

Speaker at Straight From the Bench Conference, May 2017 “Sanzone v Schechter – Case Comment – Timing of Summary Judgement Motions”

Learning Disabilities Association of London, Board Member
Health Sciences Research and Ethics Board, Part-Time Member
London Cycling Club, Past Member
A.N.A.F. Local 393, Past Member
St. John Ambulance, Past Divisional Training Officer

Meet My Team

Aileen D'Ariano

Legal Assisstant