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Thomson, Rogers recognized as one of Canada's Top 5 Personal Injury Firms

We are pleased to announce that Thomson, Rogers has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 5 Personal Injury Law Firms by Canadian Lawyer Magazine, April 2011.

"This firm dates back to a litigation shop established in 1936 by Edson Haines, who was later joined by his brother Douglas. After the Second...

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Mirapex Class Action Certified by Ontario Court

In a decision released on March 28, 2011, the Ontario Superior Court has certified Mirapex as a class action. The class includes all persons resident in Canada (other than in Quebec) who were prescribed Mirapex for the treatment of Parkinson's Disease. The Certification Decision can be found on our website under, "Class Action Litigation" and "Mirapex".

If you were a Mirapex user resident in Quebec or if you...

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Examinations, Assessments and Reports: What's Covered and Who Pays?

Sloan Mandel's article takes an in-depth look at the changes that the new SABS will bring about. This examination includes sections on Minor Injuries, Non Catastrophic and Catastrophic Impairment and Tort Claims.

More information on Examinations, Assessments and Reports.



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Examinations, Assessments and Reports: What's Covered and Who Pays?

On September 1, 2010 a new SABs regime took effect. It brought with it a number of drastic changes to the SABS that will have a dramatic impact on things like client assessments, examinations and reports and who pays for this  activity.

This paper, from the point of view of coverage and payments, takes an in-depth look at the changes that the new SABS will bring about. This examination includes sections on Minor Injuries, Non Catastrophic and Catastrophic Impairment and Tort Claims....

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Medical Professionals Charting

In this paper, by Leonard Kunka, you will find information on Medical Charting best practices and the importance of charting from a legal perspective.

Each hospital develops its own standard of charting practice, usually by taking into account the requirements set by the associations which govern health care professionals in that community. A major tension which develops is the apparent need to "document everything" in order to...

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New Spinal Cord Research
There Really Is A Mary Macleod

Read the success story behind the best cookies in Toronto. Mary Macleod's Shortbread has been in business for over 30 years.

Riverside Neighbourhood Living Guide Mary Macleod's article.

Mary Macleod's Shortbread



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Upcoming Seminars: NRIO Spring Series of Breakfast Seminars

Leonard Kunka and Darcy Merkur will be giving legal advice and answering questions at the June  10th Neurologic Rehabilitation Institute of Ontario's seminar. For details visit our events page.



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Congratulations Ed Shaul

Congratulations to Ed Shaul whose story was selected as our February inspirational story winner. Ed will be selecting a charity to have a donation made in his name.

Read Ed's story or submit a story of your own for a chance to win this month!



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Partner Announcement - Stacey Stevens

We are pleased to announce Stacey L. Stevens is now a partner with Thomson, Rogers.

Stacey Stevens, Partner



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Mirapex Update: Certification Motion

On March 1st and 2nd, 2011, the Honourable Mr. Justice Strathy of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice heard the plaintiff's Motion for Certification in the Mirapex class action. The Court has reserved his decision, meaning that it may take several weeks before his decision is released. The decision will be posted under the Mirapex section of our website as soon as it is released.

Full list of Mirapex updates...

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The New Accident Benefits Schedule Transition Provisions

Richard Halpern, Personal Injury Lawyer at Thomson, Rogers, provides an outline of the issues surrounding the establishment of the New SABS and an outline of the transition rules. This article provides information about income replacement benefits, attendant care, medical and...

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