August 24, 2017

One Of The “Best Lawyers” In Canada For 12th Consecutive Year

I received notification that Best Lawyers In Canada released its 12th edition publication this week. This is a resource that helps people find legal talent based on the type of law they practice. Best Lawyers only names lawyers who are reviewed positively by their peers. I am pleased to share […]
August 31, 2016

On Providing Access To Justice

My clients and former clients know that I represent people who have bodily injury claims from medical malpractice or in class action situations. In all of those situations, I provide access to justice to injured people with deserving cases, who pay a fee only if the case has a successful […]
August 31, 2016

If You Want Peace, Prepare For War: The Residential Schools Trial

At the end of January 2016, four months into the Labrador Residential Schools class action trial, the federal government showed a white flag. This is not the flag of surrender, but it is the flag of truce. We agreed to talk. The Trudeau government was elected on a promise to collaboratively […]
August 31, 2016

Why I Do What I Do

The work that I do serves the purpose of providing for the emotional and financial security of my family. And most of the people who hire me at Patient Injury Law do so for much the same reason: to provide for the emotional and financial security of their families. Some personal […]
August 31, 2016

Judge Shocked By Class Action Legal Fees

In the smallest Canadian class action settlement on record, a judge asked to approve the settlement called the claimed legal fees “remarkable”, “disturbing” and “deplorable”. A Saskatchewan-based law firm claimed fees ranging up to $225,000 for achieving an $8,000 settlement.  Pointing out that the $8,000 settlement was “very modest”, class […]