Gary R. Will

Gary R. Will
FIRM:
Will Davidson
POSITION:
Managing Partner
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Personal Injury

Gary Will, managing partner of the Toronto firm Will Davidson LLP, focuses on personal injury law.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in political science from York University in 1979 before earning his Bachelor of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1982.

In addition, Mr. Will received certificates in Civil Law from the University of Sherbrooke and Comparative Law from Dalhousie University in 1981. He went on to obtain a certificate in Private International Law from Hague Academy of International Law in 1983 before being called to the Ontario Bar in 1984.

Mr. Will is certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a specialist in civil litigation. He handles matters such as product liability, professional negligence, insurance, environmental, bad faith, and class-action litigation.

Mr. Will has written and lectured on insurance-related topics for such groups as the American Association for Justice, the Advocates’ Society, the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, and the Canadian Bar Association.

He is on the board of governors of the American Association for Justice and was its provincial delegate from 1996 to 2007.

Mr. Will is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, Metropolitan Toronto Lawyers Association, Halton County Law Association, Simcoe County Law Association, and is past president of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association.

Gary R. Will Posts

Product liability an emerging area of law: Will

The development of class-action law in Canada has spurred an explosion in product liability cases, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Gary Will. Read more

Will Davidson LLP to host seminar on experts in PI trials

Will Davidson LLP will host an upcoming seminar on how to handle experts in personal injury trials. Read more

Careless internet posts can be costly: Will

What you post online has the potential to live on in cyberspace and can have serious legal ramifications, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Gary Will. Read more

Section 24 of Charter increasingly used to seek civil damages

Toronto personal injury lawyer Gary Will says there’s a growing trend to use s. 24 of the Charter to seek remedies in civil cases. Read more

Mixed news for accident victims in auto insurance reforms

Small savings on premiums can leave big deficits in care after an accident, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Gary Will. Read more

Implied or explicit consent needed for vicarious liability

Car owners must have given consent to another driver’s use of the vehicle before they can be held liable for that person’s negligence, Toronto personal injury lawyer Gary Will tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Demonstrative evidence most effective on millennial jurors

The millennial mantra “pics or it didn’t happen” applies to civil jury trials almost as much as is does to social media interactions, Toronto personal injury lawyer Gary Will tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

What to do when surgical mesh implants go wrong: Will

People suffering from pain or discomfort caused by a surgical mesh implant should seek medical attention and then meet with a lawyer as soon as possible, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Gary Will. Read more

Trial reconstruction great experience for young lawyers: Will

A reconstructed jury trial will give young lawyers a rare insight into how to run a civil case in court, Toronto personal injury lawyer Gary Will tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Will Davidson LLP to host seminar on PI trials

Will Davidson LLP will host an upcoming seminar on the intricacies of a personal injury trial. Read more

Baby powder cases highlight cross-border punitive damage differences

A series of American jury awards related to baby powder and alleged links to cancer highlight that country’s different approach to punitive damages, Toronto personal injury lawyer Gary Will tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Family photo albums a treasure trove for jury trials

Low-tech evidence can deliver high-impact results with a jury, Toronto personal injury lawyer Gary Will tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Claims for aggravated damages need evidentiary basis

Plaintiffs can’t expect to collect aggravated damages against insurers without leading evidence to support the claim, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Gary Will. Read more

The importance of succession planning for law firms

The importance of succession planning hit home for the partners at Will Davidson LLP after four retirements and a death within eight years, Toronto personal injury lawyer Gary Will tells Law Times . Read more

Significant jury awards likely to be appealed by insurers

Plaintiffs awarded punitive damages by a jury against their insurers should expect to face an appeal, Toronto personal injury lawyer Gary Will tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more