Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice LawCollectively recovered over $200 Million for clients
Injury Case Against Approved Family Day Home
Cuming & Gillespie recently settled a case involving an infant client who was grievously and catastrophically injured while under the care of an approved family day home agency and provider.…
Medical Malpractice Results in Fatality
Cuming & Gillespie acted for the husband and young son of a woman who tragically died while in hospital following the birth of her son by emergency caesarean section.
Hospital Staff Fails to Recognize Signs of Distress
Cuming & Gillespie has acted for numerous children dealing with cerebral palsy resulting from injuries sustained during their birth. These cases are high-risk, complicated and generally take years to…
Injury Case Settles for Over 100x Original Offer
Cuming & Gillespie represented a young woman who was struck by a vehicle while out for a jog. When she first contacted our office, this client had been advised by…
Boy Suffers Catastrophic Injury in Foster Placement
Cuming & Gillespie represented a young boy who suffered a catastrophic brain injury in a foster home. The child, 26 months old, was left without supervision and fell down a…
Serious Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice 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;
- James Cuming – Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association President’s Award;
- James Cuming – The Best Lawyers in Canada® 2022 Lawyer of the Year Award, Personal Injury Litigation in Calgary;
- Craig Gillespie – Best Lawyers in Canada® 2017 Calgary Medical Negligence Lawyer of the Year; and
- Craig Gillespie – Best Lawyers in Canada® for work in Class Action Litigation, Medical Negligence and Personal Injury Litigation.
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 $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.
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- Recreational Accidents
- Bicycle & Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Insurance Broker Negligence
- Car Accident
- Construction & Industrial Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Orthopaedic Injury
- Paraplegia & Quadriplegia
- Pedestrian & Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Catastrophic Injury
- Slip And Falls
- Social Host & Bar Liability
- Traumatic Brain Injuries
- Trucking Accidents
- Underinsured, Uninsured and Hit & Run Accidents
- Wrongful Death
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.
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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What our clients have to say
“Dear Cuming & Gillespie, 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 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 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”