Nigel Gilby's Archive

Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

On November 9, 2015, the staff of Spinal Cord Injury Ontario, in London, and its many volunteers were brought together by the generous people at Lerners LLP Law firm for an evening of fine dining and recognition.  ...Read More

Traumatic Brain Injury Case Testimonial- Meet Sue

Personal injury cases aren’t just about obtaining fair compensation for my clients, they’re also about helping families and loved ones find the strength and courage they need to come together around their injured loved one. Sue’s daughter suffered a catastrophic brain injury after being involved in an auto accident. Sue’s family was scared and unsure […]...Read More

Car Accident Case Testimonial- Meet Laura

In June of 2001, Laura was in a terrible car accident. Her accident and resulting injuries were not only a challenge for Laura, but also very challenging and devastating for her family as well. While securing fair compensation for my client’s is always top of mind, I believe that my role in my client’s lives […]...Read More

Car Accident Case Testimonial- Meet Larissa

“I’ve had the great privilege of knowing Larissa for almost a decade. A woman of incredible optimism and fortitude, she was struck by a truck running a red light while riding her bicycle. The accident left her paralyzed and uncertain about her future. While we completed her case in 2012, I stay in touch with […]...Read More

Meet Cory

I want to thank you and your team for all you have done for me. From the start, days after my accident, you guided me and helped me throughout the whole time. Going through therapy, advocating strongly on my behalf with the insurance company so I can get better and having the resources to do […]...Read More

Understanding Social Work with Sue McLean

In this episode, Nigel and Bill speak with Sue McLean, a social worker within the Paediatric Critical Care Unit (PCCU) at the London Health Sciences Centre. Sue takes us through what the PCCU does, and what happens when a child suffers a significant trauma and is admitted to the Unit. Guest Speaker(s): Sue McLean Episode […]...Read More

Duty of care for rescuers

Jennifer Maguire reacted instinctively: she stopped her car abruptly in the midst of a winter storm and went into a ditch to help free a mother and infant from their overturned van. Three other good Samaritans also stopped to help in the same way Jennifer did  The mother and child were rescued from their vehicle […]...Read More

Experts and the Courts – Update

We just heard from the Court of Appeal on the awaited rulings in two cases on the question of experts, oneWesterhof, the other McCallum.  Those cases dealt with the question of what evidence treatment providers can provide to the Court. In the Westerhof trial, the trial judge ruled inadmissible opinion evidence concerning history, diagnosis and […]...Read More

Car Accident Case Testimonial- Meet Matt

“As a practice leader for Lerners Personal Injury I’ve had the privilege of supporting and advocating for a wide variety people. Like all of my clients, Matt came to me at a turning point in his life and I’m grateful he took the time to share his story so you may better understand how I […]...Read More

Corroborating Evidence of a Change in Function

In a case of Gyorffy v. Drury, released on January 22, 2015, the Ontario Court of Appeal dealt with the question of whether an injured person could provide corroborating evidence of a loss of function. The Plaintiff, Gyorffy, sued Drury and claimed that he had suffered a severe whiplash injury which caused continuous and permanent […]...Read More

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