How a Medical Malpractice Case Proceeds

It is imperative that should you feel you have a medical malpractice case that you speak with a lawyer within the limitation period, to ensure that your case may commence. The limitation period means that the action must be started within two years less a day from the time the negligence occurred. An exception to this is if the injured person was an infant, under the age of 18 or is mentally disabled. You should consult with a lawyer as soon as possible to ensure that the limitation period is met.During the first interview Paul Mann will review the law as it applies to the case and he encourages potential clients to bring any questions they may have so that he can fully explain the process.

Paul Mann investigates each case thoroughly so time is of the essence. He will want to ensure that he has all of the medical records and notes related to the matter and that they are thoroughly reviewed. Paul Mann has a reputation for seeking the opinions of leading experts in the fields related to his clients cases – and doesn’t hesitate to speak with experts in leading hospitals in Canada, United States and the United Kingdom.

Paul Mann will meet with clients and review the results of his investigations and opinions and advise whether he feels that the burden of proof can be met and the potential success of the case going forward.

Medical malpractice actions are extremely lengthy and costly, and as such clients may choose to arrange for a contingent fee agreement (such an agreement means that clients will be responsible for the disbursements on the case however Paul Mann’s legal fees will be paid only at the successful conclusion of the case).

There will be during the process opportunities to settle the case. Paul Mann discusses settlement offers with clients and advises what is a fair settlement, but ultimately the client must provide direction.

Paul Mann is an experienced trial lawyer. Paul Mann is comfortable in a courtroom and has no hesitation going to trial.