Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Bergel Magence needs your support!

Bergel Magence LLP is pleased to be listed on the Canadian Lawyer annual survey of the top personal injury law firms in Canada. After over 40 years in the field of personal injury law, we continue to advocate for our clients and their families, and achieve the best results possible.

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Ontario’s Wild Weekend on the Roads

Sometimes you just can’t make it up.   In our industry, we can proudly say that we’ve see it all (see, for example, our blog about a car on a roof here: http://bergellaw.com/that-awkward-moment-when-a-lexus-is-on-your-roof/). But sometimes a weekend comes by and we are just flabbergasted by the events causing motor vehicle

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Beware of Pikachu…

  Just when you thought you’ve seen it all, you wake up one morning and notice that your colleague is playing a game on his phone called Pokemon Go. Your colleague; not your nephew. He is a doctorate holding professional, and he is chasing animated characters using his phone. In

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St. Patrick’s Day Safety

    Tradition says that Patrick, a 5th-century Romano-British Christian missionary and bishop in Ireland, died on March 17 in Downpatrick, Ireland. Since then, many legends have been told about Patrick, and the day is associated with unbridled revelry.   Unfortunately, as is the case with many celebratory days, like

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That Awkward Moment When… A Lexus Is On Your Roof

    Unfortunately, working with victims of motor vehicle accidents for close to 45 years, we have pretty much seen it all. But every now and then, a car accident is so bizarre that it even causes our collective eyebrows to raise a little. Such was the case last week

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Safety During the Holiday Season

    There are two very popular items around this time of year: alcohol and toys. Although they both cater to different age groups (seemingly/ hopefully), they both require circumspection by the user.   ALCOHOL:   -Statistics Canada reports that there are approximately 1,200 impaired driving incidents each -weekend leading to

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Stars: They’re Just Like Us! (Part 3 – Hunger Games edition)

    Jennifer Lawrence may play Katniss Everdeen in the smash hit young adult series The Hunger Games, but it is unclear if she would survive any sort of real-life Hunger Games. Recently, at the premiere for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part Two, Jennifer Lawrence reminded us why she has a reputation

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Stars: They’re Just Like Us ! (Part 2 – athlete edition)

        You may remember (way back to early September) when Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard had to pull out of the US Open—due to a concussion—after she slipped and slammed her head in a darkened training room at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The

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The iphone 6s – Passing the “Torture Test”

  As personal injury lawyers we tend not to endorse any sort of crash, especially premeditated ones. But we too were anxiously awaiting the results of the “torture test,” a procedure where a new iphone 6s was cruelly dropped from the top of the Eaton Centre to the abyss below.

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Stars: They’re Just Like Us! (90210 edition)

      Our law firm is comprised of many individuals who have varied interests outside the office. Some of us are classical music enthusiasts while others are Shakespeare fanatics. There is likely someone in our office who could recite the Constitution Act word for word. Although we would love

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