Calculating future lost income: the basics

  • October 24, 2017
  • by Will Davidson LLP
  • future lost income, lost income, Ontario personal injury lawyer, personal injury, Personal Injury Lawyer, Toronto personal injury lawyer, Will Davidson LLP,
One of the purposes of financial compensation in personal injury lawsuits is to ensure the injury victim retains the same financial standing as if the injury had not occurred. As such, personal injury lawyers must ensure that the trial judge and jury understand the scope of their client’s existing financial position and potential lost future
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Court of Appeal case reinforces protections against biased expert testimony

  • October 10, 2017
  • by Will Davidson LLP
  • expert testimony, expert witness, Ontario personal injury lawyers, personal injury, Personal Injury Lawyer, personal injury lawyers, Will Davidson LLP,
Expert witness testimony can have a huge impact on personal injury trials. Members of a jury, after all, are unlikely to be proficient in the expert’s field, and as such must accept the witness’s testimony as accurate. Unfortunately, many Ontario personal injury lawyers have encountered biased or unfair expert witnesses at some point in their
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Can lower speed limits reduce traffic fatalities in Toronto?

  • August 1, 2017
  • by Will Davidson LLP
  • car accident, car accident lawyer, pedestrian injury, personal injury, Personal Injury Lawyer, personal injury lawyers, road safety, speed limit, Toronto, Toronto personal injury lawyers, Will Davidson LLP,
In Toronto’s downtown east end, in the area surrounding the intersection of Queen St East and Carlaw Ave, parents are concerned about road safety. The neighbourhood’s population has swelled in recent years, resulting in more traffic and, according to residents, more instances of speeding and reckless driving. “Crossing the street you feel like you’re taking
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Understanding the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Lawsuits

  • July 11, 2017
  • by Will Davidson LLP
  • Ontario personal injury lawyer, personal injury, personal injury lawsuit, Personal Injury Lawyer, personal injury lawyers, statute of limitations, Will Davidson LLP,
Personal injury lawsuits in Ontario are subject to time limitations under the province’s Limitations Act, 2002, which dictates that civil action, in most cases, must be filed within two years of the date of loss or injury. Why does this rule exist? Are there exceptions? And what advice do personal injury lawyers provide regarding the
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Supreme Court makes major decision on mental injury

  • June 27, 2017
  • by Will Davidson LLP
  • court ruling, mental injury, personal injury, Personal Injury Lawyer, personal injury lawyers, Will Davidson LLP,
A unanimous Supreme Court of Canada decision has offered hope to victims of mental injury, and the personal injury lawyers that represent them. In Saadati v. Moorhead, Justice Russell Brown “broke with 600 years of common law and held that both forms of personal injury – physical and mental – must enjoy equal protection,” wrote
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Social media and personal injury lawsuits

  • May 9, 2017
  • by Will Davidson LLP
  • Facebook, Instagram, Ontario personal injury lawyer, personal injury, Personal Injury Lawyer, social media, Twitter, Will Davidson LLP,
The Pew Research Centre reports that nearly 70 per cent of Americans – and 86 per cent of 18- to 29-year-olds – use social media in some form, up from just 5 per cent in 2005 and 50 per cent in 2011. The numbers look similar in Canada, where personal injury lawyers are increasingly warning
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Injured during a flight? You have options…

  • April 18, 2017
  • by Will Davidson LLP
  • commercial flight, flight injury, flight injury lawyer, Ontario personal injury lawyer, personal injury, Personal Injury Lawyer, Will Davidson LLP,
Air travel is one of the safest ways to get from point A to point B, safer by far than driving or taking the train. Injuries do occur on commercial flights, however: individuals fall while entering or exiting their aircraft; they are struck by luggage from overhead compartments; or they are hurt during periods of
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Help your kids stay active and safe this winter

  • February 14, 2017
  • by Will Davidson LLP
  • hockey injury, Ontario personal injury lawyer, Ontario personal injury lawyers, Personal Injury Lawyer, personal injury lawyers, snowboard injury, snowmobile injury, Will Davidson LLP, winter safety,
Every winter, Canadians are faced with two options: fall into semi-hibernation, or get out there and enjoy a litany of seasonal recreations! For parents of young children, getting your kids out into the fresh air is imperative, so we’ve provided some tips to ensure they enjoy their winters in a safe and healthy way. And,
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Road safety tips for a safe and happy Halloween

  • October 31, 2016
  • by WILL DAVIDSON LLP
  • accident, car accident, driving tips, Halloween, injury lawyer, motor vehicle accident, personal injury, personal injury law, Personal Injury Lawyer, road safety, Toronto Law Firm, Toronto personal injury lawyer, Will Davidson LLP,
Halloween is a favourite holiday for kids of all ages: whether you’re guiding your young children around the neighbourhood, roaming the streets with a group of trick-or-treating friends, or enjoying the always entertaining Halloween nightlife, October 31st has something for everybody. Unfortunately, Halloween can also be a dangerous time for pedestrians and motorists alike. While
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Evidence You Need to Save After a Motor Vehicle Accident

  • June 30, 2016
  • by WILL DAVIDSON LLP
  • car accident, Evidence, motor vehicle accident, Personal Injury Claim, Personal Injury Lawyer,
When you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident, certain evidence will be important for your personal injury case. This evidence can be in a variety of forms, including photos and videos, and do not just include documents in paper form. At its essence, the evidence is considered information that helps prove that the
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Benefits of Co-Counsel Agreements in Personal Injury Cases

  • June 15, 2016
  • by WILL DAVIDSON LLP
  • co-counsel agreement, co-counsel benefits, lawyer referral, medical malpractice, ontario lawyer, Personal Injury Lawyer, Toronto Law Firm,
Let’s face it; there are some real tough cases out there. Difficult cases can offer a very large upside, assuming you win on a vigorously contested issue, whether it be liability or damages, or both. Plaintiff personal injury lawyers often tackle challenging cases, take risks, and work hard to get excellent results for their clients. In some cases,
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If you are reading this, there is a good chance you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident and you are looking for compensation. This article is intended to demystify the process of speaking with a personal injury lawyer. It will provide some primary information about motor vehicle accident claims, and things
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Slip and Fall..6 Things You Should Know

  • March 4, 2016
  • by WILL DAVIDSON LLP
If you or a loved one has suffered personal injury after  a slip and fall, you may be entitled to compensation if your injury occurred because of someone else’s negligence. The occupier / owner of a premise has a duty to ensure that people are reasonably safe while on their premise. This may include ensuring
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How my brain injury affected my spouse

  • November 3, 2015
  • by admin
If you are the spouse of a person who has suffered a traumatic brain injury, Will Davidson LLP would like to share a few words of encouragement with you during this difficult time. We understand that it is a very difficult journey, to say the least.   A client recently told us that although her
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Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral composed of fibres. The properties within those fibres make it ideal for manufacturing. The strength of the fibres is particularly appealing to manufacturing companies along with its resistant to heat, fire and water and its ability to sustain harsh environmental conditions without easy deterioration. Our legal professionals are currently
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