Recognized Leaders in the Area of Serious

Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Law

Collectively recovered over $270 Million for clients
Recent Cases

Motorcycle Driver Suffers Amputation in Collision

Cuming & Gillespie LLP recently resolved a claim for a motorcyclist who was struck by a defendant driver making an unsafe left turn. The claim was settled for damages…

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Auto Claim Resolved for Policy Limits With Contribution from SEF 44

Cuming & Gillespie LLP recently resolved a motor vehicle claim for over $1.3 million. The firm acted for an individual who suffered serious personal injuries in a head-on…

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Pedestrian Struck by Impaired Driver’s Truck Mirror on Sidewalk

Cuming & Gillespie LLP recently resolved a matter which involved a pedestrian walking on a city sidewalk who was struck in the back of the head by an impaired…

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Defendant’s Insurer Alleged “Inevitable Accident” Defence in Car Accident Claim

Cuming & Gillespie LLP successfully resolved a motor vehicle collision claim in which the defendant’s insurer raised an “inevitable accident” defence based on the allegation the driver suffered an…

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Plaintiffs Struck by Vehicles While Riding Rental E-Scooters

Cuming & Gillespie LLP recently resolved multiple claims related to collisions between vehicles and rental e-scooters, where the injured e-scooter operators suffered significant injuries. In each of these claims,…

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Serious Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Lawyers in Calgary 

Cuming & Gillespie LLP is a boutique personal injury law firm located in downtown Calgary. Over the past 25 years, we have developed a solid reputation for representing those who have been seriously injured by the actions or negligence of others. We are known for being the best at what we do. We have the experience and skills needed to get you the compensation you deserve after suffering from a serious catastrophic injury. We have been recognized by our peers and others, and have won various awards, including:

  • Recognized three years in a row from Canadian Lawyer Magazine as Top Personal Injury Boutique Law Firm;
  • Listed as a Leading Firm in Lexpert;
  • Listed as Leading Lawyers in Lexpert;
  • Lexpert Ranked: Leading Practitioners in Alberta in the area of Personal Injury;
  • Best Lawyers in Canada® Directory: Top listed in the areas of Personal Injury, Class Action and Medical Malpractice;
  • Global Law Experts Winner;
  • CorporateINTL Global Award Winner: Personal Injury Plaintiff Law Firm of the Year in Canada;
  • Top Choice Award: Top Injury Law Firm in Calgary; and
  • Personal Injury Plaintiff Law Firm of the Year.

In addition, both the firm and many of our lawyers have been recognized as leaders in our practice areas:

  • Craig GillespieLexpert Ranked for over 12 years as a leading practitioner in Alberta in the area of Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Class Action;
  • Craig Gillespie – Recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada® for over 10 years for work in Class Action Litigation, Medical Negligence and Personal Injury Litigation;
  • Craig Gillespie – Best Lawyers in Canada® 2017 Calgary Medical Negligence Lawyer of the Year;
  • Maia Tomljanovic – 2022 Lexpert Ranked Lawyer;
  • James Cuming – Listed in Who’s Who in American Law – Lifetime Achievement;
  • James Cuming – Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association President’s Award; and
  • James Cuming – The Best Lawyers in Canada® 2022 Lawyer of the Year Award, Personal Injury Litigation in Calgary.

Our Philosophy 

At Cuming & Gillespie LLP, we know that if you or a loved one has been in a serious or catastrophic accident, your life is forever changed, and you will need help from experienced professionals to try to get back on your feet. We can help you navigate the legal aspects of dealing with recovery. We do not represent defendants or insurance companies. Instead, we are committed to acting for people and families who have been injured by others. Our team of exceptional lawyers has a deep interest in your recovery: we want you to be able to move forward after your accident and get the assistance you need to make this happen. We take a collaborative approach to ensure your claim is handled with care. Our highly experienced team regularly works with medical and other professionals to ensure that nothing slips through the cracks and all aspects of your claim are taken care of.

Our Record of Results 

When you hire Cuming & Gillespie LLP, you can rest assured that you are getting the best and most effective representation. Our lawyers have a proven track record of obtaining significant compensation for each our clients to help them continue with their recovery. In the past decade, we have been able to recover over $185 million in damages, reflecting our success in representing our injured clients. Such money has helped them to begin to close a painful chapter of their lives, and focus on the future. We are skilled negotiators and litigators and help clients at every phase of litigation, from representing them in negotiations to taking a matter all the way to trial. We have the knowledge, experience, and skillset to get you the money you need to compensate you for your injuries and the impact they have had on your quality of life, no matter what the forum.

What Cuming & Gillespie LLP Can Do for You 

At Cuming & Gillespie LLP, we work tirelessly to help injured people. If you or a loved one has been involved in a motor vehicle accident, a significant slip and fall, a sports accident, or have been affected by the negligence of a school or daycare, or by the negligence of a physician or other healthcare provider, we can help.

Knowledgeable, Passionate Lawyers Providing Legal Advice through Difficult Times 

Contact Cuming & Gillespie LLP in Calgary to obtain legal advice and guidance with your serious personal injury, loss, or death caused by someone else. No matter how critical the injury, we can help you determine the next steps to take in pursuing a claim. With a quarter century of experience, our lawyers have the knowledge, experience, and skills to get you the compensation you deserve. You can reach us at 403-571-0555 or online. 

What our clients have to say

“Dear Cuming & Gillespie LLP, We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you for being there every step of the way. My accident was on September 17, 2008. I was hit by a truck while cycling to work in Red Deer, Alberta. We settled on April 30, 2013. I experienced many uncertainties, but Cuming & Gillespie LLP was there to take charge of all the legal aspects, as well to insure us with a peace of mind and of the road ahead. Their objective was to see that I focused on my medical issues and health as best as I could, and to maximize my recovery. It took everything I had to do that. Cuming & Gillespie LLP took care of absolutely everything else. Being in an accident is never a good place to be in. I had a great Professional team that knew what they were doing. You are awesome. Thanks, S&S”

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