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Serious Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Law Lawyers in Calgary 

Cuming & Gillespie 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:

  • 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:

  • 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;
  • James Cuming – Listed in Who’s Who in American Law – Lifetime Achievement; and
  • James Cuming – Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association President’s Award.

Our Philosophy 

At Cuming & Gillespie, 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, 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 $175 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 Can Do for You 

At Cuming & Gillespie, 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.

Serious Personal Injury 

 For a quarter-century, we have skillfully represented clients involved in serious accidents resulting in significant harm. We regularly assist clients involved in:

 We also represent clients who have been affected by:

Medical Malpractice 

In addition to our significant serious personal injury practice, we have developed a specific focus on medical malpractice. Over the years we have assisted thousands of clients who have been affected by the negligence of physicians, surgeons, nurses, and other health professionals.

We represent clients whose lives have been impacted by:

Our team of highly experienced medical malpractice lawyers can help guide you through this traumatic period in your life and can assist you in obtaining maximum compensation for your injuries so that you can begin to move forward.

Knowledgeable, Passionate Lawyers Providing Legal Advice through Difficult Times 

Contact Cuming & Gillespie 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. 

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