Bill Simpson's Archive

Preventing Injury: A Focus on Distracted Driving

In this episode, Nigel and Bill conduct a feature-length interview with Sgt. Dave Rektor of the Ontario Provincial Police. Listen to Sgt. Rektor describe the rising concern about the dangers associated with distracted driving – and what the Ontario Provincial Police are doing to try and reduce it. Also, Bill and Nigel deal with two […]

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Motor Vehicle Coverage Travelling Outside Ontario

Have you travelled outside Ontario and wondered what kind of motor vehicle coverage you will have in the event of an accident? In this episode, Bill and guest-host (and Lerners’ partner) Kim Munro talk about how to protect yourself, and those you care about, when travelling outside Ontario in a motor vehicle. Bill and Kim […]

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Why Podcasting Matters

Bill Simpson and Nigel Gilby, the hosts of the Lerners’ Injury Law Podcast Series, are excited to explain what the podcast is all about and who it is intended for. Bill and Nigel have been speaking in public for years to a wide variety of audiences on topics that are interesting, helpful, and important. These […]

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Determining Future Loss of Income

Do you renew your automobile coverage without asking any real questions? Do you simply take what coverage you had last year and repeat it again? In this episode, Nigel and Bill give listeners some great advice on how to make sure that any person buying insurance, and his or her family, has adequate coverage in […]

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How to Work and Communicate Effectively with Experts to Build a Strong Evidentiary Record

Most cases are not “clear-cut”. I believe that most lawyers and claims examiners genuinely try their best to be objective and fair to their clients and/or employers. What sways the outcome of most cases is the strength of the evidentiary record. Put another way, the party with the most compelling evidence, in all of the […]

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Helping You Help Your Patients: Learning about insurance issues in MVA cases

This is a brief overview of the legislation regarding insurance issues in motor vehicle cases. Helping-You-Help-Your-Patients-Learning-about-Insurance-issues-in-MVA-cases

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Building Your Practice With These Four Maxims

I started to write this paper in my head while sitting in a restaurant in Chicago, Illinois, this September. I made some notes in a small notebook before my meal arrived. I made more notes later in the trip when other ideas came to mind. When I sat down to review my notes before writing […]

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Update on Personal Injury Law and Practice

This paper will provide a summary of important developments in the substantive law applying to personal injury cases. It will also highlight some important developments for supporting a busy personal injury practice.

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What is an Accident?

Fasten your seatbelts: When is a Motor Vehicle Accident Really an "Accident" and what constitutes a "Motor Vehicle" for insurance purposes?

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Succeeding in Motions Court: Practical Advice for Articling Students on the Rise

This paper provides practical advice for handling motions that are argued in London. It also briefly provides advocacy tips when appearing in Motions Court. Succeeding-in-Motions-Court-Practical-Advice-for-Articling-Students-on-the-Rise

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