Whether it is advancing the law to better secure results for injured people in the future or providing holistic advocacy where client relationships last past the conclusion of the file, the winners [of Canadian Lawyer’s 2019-20 Top 10 Personal Injury Boutiques] who spoke with Canadian Lawyer talked about goals that go beyond successful judgments and financial compensation. 

“Well, everybody comes to see us after they’ve had one of the worst days of their lives,” says James Cuming, a partner at Cuming & Gillespie, a winning firm from Calgary. 

“Our focus is on recovery for the client, whether that be hiring a private occupational therapist to help them out or finding the proper treating physicians and specialists for them, as opposed to just trying to maximize their claim. We want them to get better,” he says. 

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