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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.pdf
2009 ONCA 374.

Henry Estate v. The Scarborough Hospital.pdf
2009 ONCA 375.

Jamal Estate v. The Scarborough Hospital.pdf
2009 ONCA 376.

Laroza Estate v. Ontario.pdf
2009 ONCA 373.

Williams v. Ontario.pdf
2009 ONCA 378.

Relevant legal literature:

The legal duty of physicians and hospitals to provide emergency care.pdf
Walker AF. CMAJ 2002 February; 166(4)465-469.

Letters to the editor: Legal duty to protect the public.pdf
Health Affairs 2008; 27(1)299-300.

Legal risks and responsibilities of physicians in the AIDS epidemic.pdf
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.pdf
Halevy A, Brody B. The American Journal of Medicine 1994 March; 96:282-288.

Professional Obligations in the Face of Risks to Personal Health.pdf
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

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