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Thomson, Rogers is participating in the Big Save Law Challenge.

The challenge runs from June 20, 2011 to July 30, 2011.

Why Take Part?

  • In Toronto, we use more blood than we give
  • Toronto relies on other cities for 50,000 units of blood each year
  • The demand for blood never takes a holiday . . . and summer is coming!

The BIG SAVE, a blood clinic event unlike any other:

  • Meet players, personalities, team mascots and the Dancepak
  • Something going on every hour
  • Enter to win autographed items...

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18th Annual Conference on Neurobehavioural Rehabilitation in Acquired Brain Injury - Leafs Tickets Winner

On April 28 & 29, 2011, Thomson, Rogers was a proud sponsor of the Hamilton Health Science Centre's 18th Annual Conference on Neurobehavioural Rehabilitation in Acquired Brain Injury.

The winner of the Thomson, Rogers Toronto Maple Leafs tickets was Jessica Clark. Presenting the tickets were Joseph Pileggi, Leonard Kunka and David Tenszen.

Congratulations...

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Congratulations Frank Bruno

Congratulations to Frank Bruno whose story was selected as our April inspirational story winner. Frank will be selecting a charity to have a donation made in his name.

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



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Insurance Act amendments to prevent accident benefit claims by public transit passengers where there is no collision.

On May 12, 2011, the Ontario Insurance Act was amended to prevent accident benefit claims by public transit passengers except where the public transit vehicle collides with another automobile or any other object.

At the same time, corresponding changes were made to the Ontario Insurance Act to make it clear that in these circumstances (where no accident benefits can be claimed by public transit passengers), the driver and owner of the public transit vehicle will not be considered a 'protected...

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The Thomson, Rogers Submission to the Financial Services Commission of Ontario

Submissions on Changes to the Definition of CAT Impairment

Thomson Rogers is one of Canada's pre-eminent law firms representing injured people for the past 75 years. This experience has provided us with valuable insight into how Ontarians are affected by the protection they receive under their automobile policies when injured in an accident. In addition to representing our clients we have tirelessly and actively advocated for the rights of injured people.

As part...

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The Ontario Division Court decision in Aviva v. Pastore is a bad turn for accident victims with psychological injuries

On May 13, 2011, the Ontario Division Court released its decision in Aviva v. Pastore. The FSCO Arbitrator and the Director's Delegate had concluded that Ms. Pastore was catastrophically impaired. The accident benefit insurer had filed for judicial review of the decision to the Ontario Division Court.

The Ontario Division Court set aside the decision of the Director's Delegate without prejudice to the matter being reheard or pursued as a fresh application. The majority decision was written by...

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Bullet Point Critique of the Report Submitted by the Catastrophic Impairment Expert Panel

The proposals of the Panel unfairly and without any justification reduce access to prompt and valuable medical treatment to the most seriously injured Ontario consumers, those with 'catastrophic injuries'.

 

UNJUSTIFIED

There is no evidence that the current methods of assessing catastrophic impairment are failing Ontario consumers.  Despite requests, the automobile insurance industry in Ontario has not revealed any information in support of its reason...

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Accident Benefit Reporter, Volume 12, Issue 1 Now Available

We are pleased to announce that our latest issue of the Thomson, Rogers Accident Benefit Reporter, Volume 12, Issue 1, is now available on our website.

In this issue:

  • A "Catastrophic" Upheaval
  • Cyclists and Access to Accident Benefits: the Path toward Payments...

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Congratulations To The Following Leading Lawyers

Each year Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory sends out a survey to all of the lawyers across the country asking them who they would recommend as a leader in their field.

A number of Thomson, Rogers Lawyers have been voted as Leading Practitioners.

Congratulations to all!

Roger T. Beaman - Property Development
L. Craig Brown
- Personal Injury Litigation...

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