We are very pleased to announce that both partners at Pacific Medical Law have been recognized as “Leading Practitioners” in the 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory in medical malpractice. This designation is a significant acknowledgment of their expertise in this very specialized and complex area of law.
Susanne Raab has been selected as a leader in medical malpractice litigation by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. Susanne’s practice focuses on representing individuals and families who have suffered injuries as a result of medical malpractice, with a focus on birth injuries and catastrophic brain and spinal cord injuries. Susanne has appeared before the Supreme Court of BC, the BC Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. Prior to joining Pacific Medical Law, Susanne represented physicians in complex medical malpractice actions.
Susanne is actively involved in advocating for individuals living with disabilities, and serves as the President of the Board of Directors as well as Chair of the Advisory Committee of the Cerebral Palsy Association of British Columbia. She is also on the Board of Governors of the Trial Lawyers Association of BC which is committed to improving access to justice for all British Columbians. She is a member of BILA, the Birth Injury Lawyers Alliance and a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, an honorary trial lawyer society whose membership is limited to less than one-half of one percent of North American lawyers, judges and scholars. Susanne is also an adjunct professor at the UBC Allard School of Law where she teaches the medical negligence course to 2nd and 3rd year law students.