Medical malpractice and birth injury claims are complex and require significant experience and special attention. Pushor Mitchell lawyers Paul Mitchell, Q. C. and Angela Price-Stephens each have extensive experience with the complex issues in these cases. They have successfully settled serious medical malpractice and birth injury cases involving BC and Alberta doctors, clinicians and hospitals, with settlements ranging from $1 million to $6.5 million.
Their medical malpractice and birth injury experience includes settling claims for a wide range of injuries including cerebral palsy, missed diagnoses in neonate and pediatric care, ruptured brain aneurysm, spinal abscess and brain abscess; spinal surgeries, missed compartment syndrome, infectious diseases, wrongful deaths, orthopedic surgeries, vascular surgeries, missed fungal meningitis, implantation of faulty surgical devices, chiropractic manipulation leading to stroke, and delayed diagnosis of cancer and other serious but treatable conditions.
Paul Mitchell Q. C. is a recognized leader in his field and has over 30 years of experience pursing compensation for catastrophic injuries sustained by the negligence of others, including health care professionals. He is a sought after counsel and has a deep network of connections within the health care community he uses for the benefit of our clients.
Angela Price-Stephens brings a unique perspective to her medical malpractice work as half of her 25 years’ of experience has been spent defending physicians, clinicians and health authorities both in the UK and across Canada. For several years she was a part of a specialist legal team defending cases of cerebral palsy in the UK, managing cases up to £10 million. This knowledge is now used to the benefit of her injured clients in securing the best outcome. Angela is a sought after speaker across Canada in her fields of medical malpractice, health care law, risk management and professional indemnity. Angela was faculty with CME Cruises providing education to physicians and has presented during grand rounds to the medical community on medical-legal topics.
Between them Paul and Angela have a combined experience of these cases of over 50 years.
If you believe you or a loved-one may have been injured as a result of a medical error please contact us without delay. The law imposes time limits on the pursuit of such claims and it is important a thorough assessment of the potential claim is made before incurring the risk and expense of litigation. We typically offer a contingency fee arrangement which means you do not have the added burden of funding the claim; the legal fee is paid out of compensation awarded at the end of the case.
We have access to some of the best medical experts available who have proved themselves to be able to provide an unbiased expert opinion on the care provided. We also ensure the full extent of the client’s loss, including cost of future care is maximised. We strive to resolve cases through negotiation, and we use mediation in the appropriate circumstances. When issues cannot be resolved through these channels, we will fight for your rights and aggressively pursue a fair solution through the courts.
Please do not hesitate to contact one of our medical malpractice lawyers for more information