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Medical Malpractice 

Compassionate yet strong in cases of medical malpractice and negligence.

When you or your loved one has a health issue, you turn to doctors or other healthcare professionals for advice and treatment. You rely upon them to give you full information, advice and appropriate care.


Unfortunately, doctors or health professionals may not always provide the expected level of care and treatment you deserve. Even the most trusted and well-respected doctor or healthcare professional can make a mistake. This is called medical malpractice or medical negligence.


Medical malpractice or medical negligence cases may include:




Late Diagnosis


Surgical Errors


Birth Trauma


Anesthesia Error


Hospital Negligence 



We understand how frightening a medical malpractice injury can be. The Legate & Associates team is experienced in all aspects of medical malpractice litigation. We deal with complex legal, factual and medical issues daily. We also maintain an extensive medical library and are continually accumulating knowledge to help you recover full and fair compensation.


Medical malpractice litigation is complex, so we encourage our clients to carefully weigh the costs and benefits of proceeding with a case. Our case selection process is designed to avoid pursuing lawsuits that are unlikely to have a favourable outcome. You can take comfort in knowing that we have your best interests at heart and we will be truthful about the potential for success in your case.


If you have been injured while receiving medical care or treatment, contact us to book a free first consultation. At this first meeting, we will review with you in detail how you were injured and how the law will potentially apply in your case. Our goal is to give you solid information so you can make an educated decision about proceeding.


For common questions regarding medical malpractice, visit our FAQ section.


Injured? Let Legate help.

Let us know about your injury and the right person will return your inquiry as soon as possible.



“The insurance company did everything in their power to discourage me. They dumped enough red tape on me to fill an Olympic size swimming pool, but Barb and her team of professionals cut through all the crap and got to what was really important (Getting me on with my life). I appreciate everything Legate and Associates has done, and will be doing for me in the future. I don’t know where I’d be, or what I would have done without Legate & Associates. Money doesn’t give me back what I lost, but at least I can step into the future without having to worry about it.”