About the Firm

Paul Mann and Sean Hayward represent plaintiffs who have experienced significant injuries because of the negligence of others. The firm has a strong focus on medical negligence claims against physicians, nurses, hospitals, midwives, pharmacists and other health professionals. Combining decades of trial experience, innovative document analysis technology and a focus on achieving results for our clients, Paul and Sean have established a province-wide medical negligence practice.

In addition to clients with injuries resulting from medical negligence, the firm also represents clients experiencing injuries from car collisions, inadequate property maintenance, municipal negligence and other negligent causes of significant injuries.

The first step to determine if Mann Hayward P.C. is appropriate for your case is to complete the client intake form.

How a Medical Malpractice Case Proceeds

It is imperative that if you believe you have a medical malpractice case that you speak with a lawyer as soon as possible to ensure that the lawsuit is commenced before the applicable limitation period expires. During the first interview Paul Mann and Sean Hayward will review the law as it applies to the case and answer any questions you may have about the litigation process.

Paul Mann and Sean Hayward investigate each case thoroughly, so time is of the essence. They will want to ensure that all the medical records and notes related to the matter are thoroughly reviewed. The firm has a reputation for seeking the opinions of leading experts in the fields related to its clients’ cases. The firm works with experts in leading hospitals in Canada, United States and the United Kingdom to establish the best possible evidence for your case.

If retained, Paul Mann and Sean Hayward will meet with you and review the results of their investigations and opinions and advise whether they feel that the burden of proof can be met and the potential success of the case going forward.

Medical malpractice actions are lengthy and costly, and as such clients may choose to arrange for a contingent fee agreement. This agreement means that clients will be responsible for the disbursements on the case however Paul Mann and Sean Hayward’s legal fees will be paid only at the successful conclusion of the case.

The maximum contingency fee charged for medical malpractice actions is 33.33%.

The firm offers a reduced contingency fee for actions that resolve without proceeding to trial.

In determining the appropriate percentage of the contingency fee, the firm considers several factors, including the likelihood of success, the nature and complexity of the claim, the expense and risk of pursuing it, the amount of the expected recovery and who is to receive an award of costs.

Counsel and Referral Work

Counsel who would appreciate the experience and insight of Paul Mann and Sean Hayward should contact the firm as early in the action as is possible.

Mann Hayward P.C. offers phone and video conference consultations and encourages counsel to call early, ask for help and ensure that the best result can be brought about for victims of medical malpractice.

The firm respects referrals and co-counsel arrangements.


Regina, Saskatchewan

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