Legal Services

For 20 years, lawyers across Western Canada have benefited from the opinions of medical-legal experts retained through Western Medical Assessments. Drawing upon our extensive network, we have been able to significantly assist in the successful resolution of numerous litigated claims.

At Western Medical we pride ourselves on being 'tuned in' to the nuances of each client's needs, with an approach that is driven by the highest ethical and professional standards.

Our full time Medical Director is an important value added resource of the Company. He is personally and directly involved in every referral, and would welcome the opportunity of being your 'go to' resource for all your medical-legal files.

 

Medical-Legal Interface
Bodily Injury
Chronic Pain
Traumatic Brain Injury
Psychological issues
% Impairment determination
Disability assessments
Actuarial analyses
Cost of Future Care
Vocational Assessments
Negligence
       Medical/Dental
       Nursing/Paramedics
       Institutional
Toxicology
Testamentary capacity
Contested spousal support
Contested child custody
Sexual abuse
Disputed WCB claims
Cause of death
Reason to use our Services

Pro bono advice from our
   experienced full time
   Medical Director
Our extensive network of experts
Proven strategy and tactics of
   managing experts
Quality assured reports
Facilitation of timely and effective
   communication with the expert
Coaching for Examinations for
   Discovery and Trials
Elimination of the irritation of
   appointment logistics
Expedited appointments for
   tight legal deadlines
Out-of-town / province /
   country examinations
Unusual cases with extremely
   specialized needs

Legal Services Blog

Cyclist with No Recollection of Collision Has Claim Dismissed Against Unidentified Motorist

8/21/2017

Reasons for judgment were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Victoria Registry, dismissing an injury...


BC Court of Appeal Denies Severe Injury Claim Because Teenaged Plaintiff “Ought to Have Known” Vehicle Driven Without Consent

8/14/2017

Reasons for judgment were published today by the BC Court of Appeal denying a Plaintiff access to a pool...


Insured Entitled to Coverage Under Alberta Standard Automobile Policy Following Accident Involving an Unidentified Vehicle

8/7/2017

Insured entitled to coverage under Alberta Standard Automobile Policy SPF # 1 – SEF No. 44 Family...


Court Not Required to Determine the Threshold Issue Where There Has Been No Award for Health Care Costs or Non-Pecuniary Loss

7/31/2017

Court not required to determine whether plaintiff’s injuries meet prescribed threshold for non...


ONSC Dismisses Constitutional Challenge – Sections 267.5(1) And 280 of the Insurance Act Do Not Violate the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

7/24/2017

Sections 267.5(1) and 280 of the Insurance Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. I.8, do not violate sections 15 and ...


About Us

Western Medical Assessments (WMA) provides expert medical assessment services to insurance companies, lawyers (both defense and plaintiff) and employers. Our reputation as one of Canada’s most respected disability assessment companies is premised on our trusted network of thousands of clinical experts — mostly specialists — across all medical disciplines (physical and psychological). We’ve been entrusted to complete 63,000 independent medical examinations (IMEs) as our clients appreciate our medical direction, evidence-based medical opinions and complete independence from any ethical conflicts of interest.

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17204 106A Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T5S 1E6

Tel 780.433.1191
Toll-Free 1.800.290.2189
Fax 780.433.1127
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