Nigel Gilby's Archive

By Helping Others You Can Help Yourself

As I sat there on January 1st, 2022, looking at yet another year with COVID, it was easy to feel sorry for oneself. The loss of seeing family, friends, and staff have all made for a challenging year.  That is without even considering things like not being able to go on holidays, attend sporting events, […]...Read More

Why You Should Sue Your Family

Nigel Gilby, Partner and Personal Injury Lawyer at Lerners shares his insights on what you need to know when suing a family member who is at fault....Read More

Pennywise and Dollar Foolish

I got a call the other day out of the blue from the ex-wife of a former client of mine. Sadly, she told me that my former client had passed away. When I spoke to the children (now adults), they told me that they could not find a Will. The former client owned a home […]...Read More

Understanding Pain

As I sit here writing this blog, I am in pain. Three weeks ago, I had a total knee replacement and I must say, this is the worst pain I have ever had. I have had other pain, including pain from kidney stones, and broken bones, which would be more intense but it was for […]...Read More

Feast for the Foundation

The first annual Feast for the Foundation is taking place Friday November 23rd at Georgian College in Owen Sound starting at 6 p.m. Proceeds from this event will go to the Owen Sound Regional Hospital Foundation, and specifically to support Mental Health. The Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation students of Georgian College, supported by Chef Anthony […]...Read More

Who Would Have Thought?

Who would have thought, that in just 10 years we have been able to raise over $1 million dollars for the London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) – Trauma Program? It seems like only yesterday that I met with the late, Dr. Murray Girotti, then Head of the Trauma Program at LHSC with the idea of […]...Read More

Gone, But Not Forgotten

It was with a heavy heart that I attended the London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) – Trauma Floor on Friday, August 24, 2018 for the unveiling of the naming of the London Trauma Observation Unit in honour of Dr. Murray Girotti. Dr. Murray Girotti was a great doctor, husband, father and friend. He was the […]...Read More

Personal Injury Testimonial

Dear Nigel, Thank you very much for all your hard work. Your devotion to our case is very much appreciated, We would highly recommend Lerners, more importantly you. Thank you. Dennis & Diane...Read More

You Never Know What The Day May Bring

Thursday July 5th started off no differently than any other day. My family and I, who were vacationing in the Bahamas were spending the morning snorkeling with sea turtles, when my daughter Alicia suddenly told me she heard someone yelling for help. I brought my head up from the water and told her to make […]...Read More

Why Lawyers Don’t Sleep

In certain situations in the practice of law, I have found myself saying to somebody “Now You Know Why Lawyers Don’t Sleep”. I use it as a way to express that there are situations in the practice of law, if you are a good conscientious lawyer, that could drive you to not sleep at night. […]...Read More

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