Paul’s practice is restricted to medical
negligence. He has settled or resolved more than $100 million in medical
negligence claims on behalf of victims of medical mistake, including the 3
largest single payouts in physician negligence claims in Canada. He has been
admitted to the bar in Ontario, Alberta and Nunavut. He has represented
individuals across Canada.
Paul holds degrees in economics, law and a
master’s degree in business administration all from the University of Western
Paul has been involved in several high
profile matters including the Commission of Inquiry into the Blood Supply in
Canada, the Commission of Inquiry into the Deployment of Canadian Forces in
Somalia and the Wilson Hepatitis B Class Action lawsuit which resulted in the
largest medical malpractice settlement in Canadian history. He was lead counsel
in the widely publicized mass tort litigation involving Whitby gynaecologist
Errol Wai-Ping and was one of the lead counsel in the Testaguzza Acupuncture
Class Action. He was most recently successful in obtaining compensation for 99
former patients of Scarborough Gynaecologist Richard Austin.
Paul is the immediate past President of the
Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA), and past chair of OTLA’s Medical
Malpractice Section. He is also a member of the American Association of
Justice, the Advocates Society, and other professional associations. Paul is frequently
invited to speak at continuing legal education seminars.