Below are the rulings of May 7, 2009 from the Ontario Court of Appeals detailing the province's responsibility towards health care workers who fell ill from SARS while on duty.
Abarquez v. Ontario.
2009 ONCA 374.
Henry Estate v. The Scarborough Hospital.
2009 ONCA 375.
Jamal Estate v. The Scarborough Hospital.
2009 ONCA 376.
Laroza Estate v. Ontario.
2009 ONCA 373.
Williams v. Ontario.
Relevant legal literature:
2009 ONCA 378.
The legal duty of physicians and hospitals to provide emergency care.
Walker AF. CMAJ 2002 February; 166(4)465-469.
Letters to the editor: Legal duty to protect the public.
Health Affairs 2008; 27(1)299-300.
Legal risks and responsibilities of physicians in the AIDS epidemic.
Annas GJ. The Hastings Center Report 1988 April; 18(2)S26-S32.
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome and the Americans With Disabilities Act: A legal duty to treat.
Halevy A, Brody B. The American Journal of Medicine 1994 March; 96:282-288.
Professional Obligations in the Face of Risks to Personal Health.
Shaul RZ, Throw Hing MN. The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Bioethics Curriculum 2009. Retrieved June 29, 2009 from http://rcpsc.medical.org/bioethics/cases/case_7_2_2_e.php