Marc Yu: Attorney with Field Law

Biography

Marc Yu is an Edmonton-based lawyer practicing in the areas of health, insurance and privacy law. In his health law practice, Marc's clients include health authorities, hospitals and healthcare workers in defending medical malpractice lawsuits. Marc also provides advice to territorial governments on policy and legislative drafting in the areas of professional regulation, mental health and healthcare reorganization. Marc also has experience across a number of areas of insurance law including bodily injury, property loss, subrogated claims, and professional liability. In his privacy practice, clients rely on Marc for issues related to access to information requests, privacy breaches and complaints before the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner.

Marc believes in client education as a key component of a successful relationship and delivers regular educational sessions to clients of the firm and also through his role as an educator at the University of Alberta.

I believe in providing clients with legal advice they would expect from our firm, along with business-oriented solutions. Locating the law is usually only the first step, as it needs to be translated into practical advice that can be integrated into the day-to-day activities of the client's business environment.

Clients come to Marc for support on a number of issues, including:

•Medical-legal advice in the areas of malpractice defence, hospital-physician privileging issues, and legislative drafting
•Guidance with developing, improving and implementing company-wide privacy policies and human resource privacy initiatives
•Support across a number of components of insurance law, including bodily injury, property loss, subrogated claims and professional liability

Outside of Work

I love living in a dynamic, growing city like Edmonton - there's always something to do, says the urban explorer. Whether he's engaging with the city's growing arts and culture scene, painting in acrylic or pastels, or playing tennis, Marc is always looking for ways to make the most of his time outside of work.

Presentations

Past Presentations

The following is a list of presentations, seminars or speaking engagements previously given by Marc:

Labour and Employment: 2016 Year in Review Field Law Clients and Guests February - April 2017
The New World of Electronic Records Field Law Clients and Guests February 2017
Everyone is Watching - Social Media and Litigation Insurance Industry Professionals February 2016
Use and Operation of Vehicles Field Law Clients and Guests June 2014
Bad Faith Claims: Awareness and Prevention in Claims Handling Northern Alberta Risk and Insurance Management March 2014
Authorized and Qualified to Drive: What Does it Mean? Field Law Clients and Guests December 2013
Legalities of Nursing University of Alberta Faculty of Nursing 2013-2015
Rules of Court, Legislation and Private Investigations Seminar Field Law Clients and Guests November 2013
Law and Medicine: A Practitioner's Perspective University of Alberta Faculty of Law October 2013
Housekeeping Damages and Dealing with Difficult Counsel Field Law Clients and Guests April 2013
Understanding Dental Practice Litigation University of Alberta Faculty of Extension March 2013
Professional Regulation and Ethical Issues in the Laboratory Medical Laboratory Science Program (University of Alberta) 2013-2015
Rasouli in the SCC: Redrawing the legal map for end-of-life decision making CBA Northern Alberta Health Law Section September 2012
Introduction to Law and Medicine Medical Laboratory Science Program (University of Alberta) 2011-2015

Volunteer / Pro Bono

Provincial Court of Alberta Civil Duty Counsel

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Health Industry Services
  • Privacy
  • Insurance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
780 643 8767  Phone
780 428 9329  Fax
www.fieldlaw.com
University Attended:
University of Alberta, Bachelor of Science, Medical Laboratory Science, with Distinction and Honours in Research, 2007; University of Alberta, Juris Doctor, 2011
Year of First admission:
2012
Admission:
2014, Northwest Territories Bar; 2012, Alberta Bar
Memberships:

Professional Associations

Canadian Bar Association, Health Law Section Executive Member 2012-Present
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Civil Litigation Section (North) Member 2011-Present
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Health Law Section (North) Member 2011-Present
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Junior Lawyers Section Member 2011-Present
University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry Clinical Faculty Member 2013-Present

Reported Cases:
Reported Cases: The reported cases below belong to Marc and are representative of Marc's experience. Modry v Alberta Health Services 2015 ABQB 106 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2015; McAvena v. Byrne 2013 ABQB 306 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2013
ISLN:
922296353

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