Liberal MPP proposes ban on walking and texting

  • December 5, 2017
  • by Will Davidson LLP
  • car accident, news, Ontario personal injury lawyers, pedestrian safety, personal injury, Personal Injury Lawyer, road safety, vulnerable road user, Will Davidson LLP,
A new law proposed by Ontario Liberal MPP Yvon Baker has elicited competing responses from law enforcement officials, fellow politicians, road safety advocates, and Ontario personal injury lawyers. The “Phones Down, Heads Up Act” was tabled in response to rising pedestrian fatalities in Toronto. It aims to improve road safety by imposing fines on pedestrians
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Ontario personal injury lawyers worry Law Society policy is step towards non-lawyer ownership

  • November 28, 2017
  • by Will Davidson LLP
  • Alternative business structures, Law Society of Upper Canada, LSUC, Ontario personal injury lawyer, Personal Injury Lawyer, personal injury lawyers, Toronto personal injury lawyer, Will Davidson LLP,
In September 2012, the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) formed its Alternative Business Structures (ABS) Working Group to explore alternative options to permitted law and paralegal firm structures. In general, ABS’s – which are legal in England, Wales and Australia, but not Canada – allow individuals without legal licenses to own organizations that provide
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In the hope of achieving better results for their clients in product liability cases than a class action might provide, an innovative Toronto law firm, Will Davidson LLP, is resorting to “mass tort” litigation as an alternative. Mass tort litigation, like class actions, arise when a defective product injures a large number of consumers. Because
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On June 24, 2014, Will Davidson will be hosting the 3rd annual Toronto Rehab Institute Golf Tournament at Diamondback Golf Club in Richmond Hill. If you are interested in sponsoring or playing in the tournament, contact our office today 1.800.661.7606.
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On February 27, 2014, Mr. Cahill presented at the Canadian Institute’s 20th Annual Provincial/Municipal Government Liability Conference along with co-presenter, Scott Hamilton of Loopstra Nixon LLP. The topic discussed was the status of the 10 day notice period municipal defence, and whether the recent Court of Appeal decision of Argue v. Tay (Township) brought any
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On October 1, 2013, Paul Cahill presented at the Law Society of Upper Canada’s conference: Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Law Practice Essentials. At this conference, Mr. Cahill discussed: “Effective Examinations for Discovery” and provided tips and advice on how to best prepare your client for discovery, and how to conduct an effective discovery of the opposing party.
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Donna Cisson, an American victim of transvaginal mesh, won $250,000.00 in compensatory damages and $1,750,000.00 in punitive damages against C.R. Bard Medical on August 15, 2013. C.R. Bard Medical has also settled another one of the many American cases against them for an undisclosed amount. More settlements are anticipated.
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August 1, 2013

  • August 1, 2013
  • by Gary R. Will
Gary Will is notified that he has been selected for inclusion in the 2014 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada.
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July 24, 2013

  • July 24, 2013
  • by Gary R. Will
Gary Will attends Board of Governors’ meeting of American Association for Justice in San Francisco.
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July 21, 2013

  • July 21, 2013
  • by Gary R. Will
Gary Will acts as Chair and Moderator of the Canadian Legal Track for the American Association for Justice Convention in San Francisco.
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February 13, 2013

  • February 13, 2013
  • by Gary R. Will
Gary Will attends the Board of Governors’ meeting of the American Association for Justice in Miami.
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DePuy Hip Implant Defects

  • January 24, 2013
  • by admin
DePuy ASR™ metal on metal hip systems (Articular Surface Replacement – Acetabular Hip System) are hip replacement devices that have been voluntarily recalled by Johnson and Johnson since August of 2010. The prosthesis’ metal debris from the wear of the implant has led to a reaction among a very high percentage of patients which has
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Zimmer Hip Implant Defects

  • January 14, 2013
  • by admin
Will Davidson LLP is been involved in the investigation of persons who were implanted with the Durom Acetabular hip implant in Ontario. From approximately 2006 to 2008 several thousand people across the country were implanted with the Zimmer product either by total hip replacement or hip resurfacing. It has been know now for several years
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