Paul Cahill

Paul Cahill
Will Davidson LLP
Partner
Personal Injury

Paul Cahill, a partner with the Toronto firm Will Davidson LLP, focuses on personal injury and medical malpractice.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from Queen’s University in 2001, before earning his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Ottawa in 2004. Mr. Cahill was called to the Ontario Bar in 2005.

In his personal injury practice, Mr. Cahill assists clients with medical malpractice, car accident, slip and fall, occupiers’ liability, and product failure. He also handles issues involving first-party insurance claims for disability benefits.

Practising law for more than a decade, Mr. Cahill has represented clients at trials, motions, appeals, and tribunal hearings.

He has appeared before both the Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal, and has represented clients at administrative boards and tribunals such as the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal, the Health Professions Review and Appeal Board, and the Canada Pension Plan Review Tribunal.

In addition, Mr. Cahill speaks at industry conferences and has published articles in legal publications.

Paul Cahill In The News
Evolving liability for party hosts with intoxicated guests

Holiday party hosts may find themselves liable for the misdeeds of intoxicated guests as the law in the area continues to evolve, Toronto personal injury lawyer  Paul Cahill ... Read more

When cities are liable for random attacks

Municipalities need to ensure their standards are up-to-date and that they’re staffed well enough to ensure safety in all public places following a recent ruling that found ... Read more

Sweeping new law boosts protection for Nova Scotia cyclists, pedestrians

HALIFAX — A sweeping new law governing Nova Scotia's roads and highways would for the first time include pedestrians, cyclists and people who work along roadways as ... Read more

Cahill helps lawyers master med-mal expert choice

The choice of an expert witness can make or break a medical malpractice case, Toronto personal injury lawyer  Paul Cahill tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Cahill, a ... Read more

Cahill to share tips on finding the right expert in med-mal cases

Toronto personal injury lawyer  Paul Cahill  will share some of his tips for choosing the right expert witness for medical malpractice cases during a live  ... 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. The free event, entitled Anatomy of a Personal Injury Trial: from Jury ... Read more

Online portal would expand accountability: Cahill

Allowing patients to access their online medical records would broaden health knowledge while increasing physician accountability, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Paul ... Read more

Safety requires cyclists, drivers to go extra mile

Avoiding accidents between motorists and cyclists depends on everyone knowing their surroundings at any given moment, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Paul Cahill . ... Read more

Cases highlight patient duties in malpractice matters

Health-care professionals aren’t the only ones with standards to meet when it comes to medical malpractice claims, Toronto personal injury lawyer  Paul Cahill ... Read more

OCA ruling extends LTD coverage years after job ended

A recent Ontario Court of Appeal ruling makes it possible for a person who was injured at work to claim long-term disability (LTD) even after leaving the job, says Toronto ... Read more

Slip and fall case heads to trial after motion dismissed

A recent case shows plaintiffs will not always have to pinpoint the cause of a slip and fall in order to successfully resist a defendant’s motion for summary judgment, ... Read more

Trends in occupiers' liability law

Occupiers’ liability claims offer a popular legal route for people injured on improperly maintained property, says Toronto personal injury lawyer  Paul Cahill . ... Read more

Who’s liable in a slip and fall?

Snow and ice are nothing new in most parts of Canada during the winter, and yet property owners continue to neglect to clear their sidewalks, resulting in slip-and-fall accidents ... Read more

Cerebral palsy and a viable medical malpractice claim

For parents who are burdened with monumental care obligations and expenses associated with having a child with cerebral palsy, the question that must be asked is whether it could ... Read more

Personal injury cases and social media

Toronto personal injury lawyer Paul Cahill cautions clients about the use of social media when they are involved in litigation because any information they post can impact ... Read more

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