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Our firm exclusively represents patients and victims of medical malpractice, birth injury, spinal cord injury, and personal injury in lawsuits against doctors, hospitals, property owners and insurance companies. We have over 30 years of experience and an impressive track record of successful results.
Who We Are
Annette Lefebvre Avocats is in a unique position to serve your needs given our combined medical and legal expertise.
As a former I.C.U. nurse, Annette Lefebvre has dedicated her law practice of over 30 years to exclusively representing patients and their families in medical malpractice and personal injury lawsuits. As part of the team since 2012, Melissa Lonn brings her social work and science experience to advocate for our clients, all of whom are seeking recourses against doctors, nurses, hospitals and property owners.
All of our clients are individuals with unique stories of injuries suffered as a result of negligence. We listen, and we take the time to carefully piece together the puzzle so that we can provide concrete answers of what can be done.
Our team works closely with each client not only to attain financial compensation, but also to ensure that those responsible for the negligence are held accountable so that errors with devastating effects do not reoccur.
With our combined medical and legal knowledge, we are able to sift through complex, voluminous medical records with ease and determine whether or not you have a winnable case. Finding the right expert is key to the success of your case.
Over the years, we have assembled a vast team of leading experts in every area of medicine who help us evaluate the issue of fault and the extent of your injury. Other experts such as engineers, architects, occupational therapists and actuaries may be necessary to determine whether premises are faulty, whether you are able to return to work and the amount of money required to compensate your damages (pain, suffering, permanent impairment and financial loss).
This expertise is essential to building a strong and persuasive case. Our team will take care of everything!
At Annette Lefebvre Avocats we do not want your financial situation to be the reason why you decide not to seek legal counsel. That is why we work on a Contingency Fee basis – this means our professional fees are paid as a percentage of the total amount we recover for you in a settlement or at trial. This fee is only billed at the end of your case when we obtain the funds.
Successfully Litigated Cases
- Obstetrical negligence resulting in severely handicapped newborns and injured mothers
- Severely handicapped children
- Spinal cord injuries
- Brain injuries and intracranial bleeds
- Failure to diagnose cancer or other illnesses
- Laparoscopic surgical injuries
- Orthopaedic injuries
- Surgically retained instruments
- Medication errors
- Failure to obtain informed consent
- Slip and fall accidents such as falling from negligently maintained balconies, staircases and on icy surfaces
- Accidents involving sports such as skiing, tubing, bicycling, swimming activities
- Injury in school activities
- Dog attacks
- Product liability
We have an impressive track record of successful results both in obtaining substantial out-of-court settlements and judgements before the courts.
Your doctor, hospital and C.L.S.C. have a duty to act with prudence and diligence in delivering health care.
Property owners have a duty to act with prudence and diligence and ensure their property is safe.
Birth trauma pertains to injuries sustained by newborns during pregnancy, labor, delivery, or the immediate post-delivery period.
Spinal Cord Injury
A sudden, severe impact to the vertebrae, discs, ligaments, or spinal cord itself is a common cause of spinal cord injury.
Manufacturers have a duty to ensure that consumers are not injured by unsafe or defective products.
The severity of your permanent incapacity will dictate the amount of compensation you can recover.