Should Paramedics Be Criminally Charged If They Do Not Take Someone to Hospital?
Is not taking a patient to hospital more than just negligence? Should paramedics be criminally charged if they don’t? In a case having far reaching implications for first responders, two Hamilton Paramedics have been criminal charges for failing to take a shooting victim to hospital. In this CBC News story, lawyer and paramedic, John Schuman, discusses the issues under Ontario Law and how this case will impact first responders.