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
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

The Insurer’s Application For Double Costs Following Trial Was Refused On The Basis That Its Formal Offer To Settle Was Ambiguous


Prior to trial on a motor vehicle accident claim, the third party insurer made a formal offer to settle...

ICBC Allowed to Raise Late “WCB Defense” On Undertaking to Pay Equivalent Benefits


Interesting reasons for judgement were released by the BC Supreme Court, Kelowna Registry, in the case...

Take Notice: There is no time for Notice


As Ontario’s auto insurance industry was waiting anxiously, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released...

Other Automobile Insurance Policies May Respond Before Umbrella Policies


The Ontario Court of Appeal has recently determined the priority of insurance policies when insurers...

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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