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1 part marked impairment + consideration of 3 domains of function = Catastrophic Impairment

The criteria required to meet the statutory definition of catastrophic impairment remains unsettled.  The Court of Appeal is set to hear the appeals in Pastore v. Aviva and in Kusnierz v. The Economical Mutual (rejecting the combination of physical and psychological impairments to achieve 55% WPI) later this year. 

On October 23, 2011, FSCO released its first decision with respect to meeting the statutory definition of catastrophic impairment under then section...

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Brain Injury Association of York Region Board of Directors

Adam Halioua, personal injury lawyer at Thomson, Rogers has been appointed to the Brain Injury Association of York Region Board of Directors.

Adam Halioua - Personal Injury Lawyer

The Brain Injury Association of York Region is a support group for those who have been affected by an acquired brain injury.

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Best Lawyers in Canada 2012

Each year Best Lawyers© sends out a questionnaire to all of the lawyers across the country asking them who they would recommend as a leader in the field. For over a quarter of a century, Best Lawyers© has been regarded by both the profession and the public as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

The following Thomson, Rogers lawyers have been included in the 2012 edition of Best Lawyers in...

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Injured as a direct result of the use or operation of an automobile...you tell me.

The Financial Services Commission of Ontario and the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has recently released a number of decisions which has defined the terms "automobile" and "use" as required by section 3(1) of the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule; the defining Regulation for a person’s entitlement to accident benefits after being injured in a car accident.

The recent approach illustrates the defining boundaries of this section can be flexible in...

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Community Head Injury Resource Services (CHIRS) Board of Directors

Joseph Pileggi, Director of Client Services at Thomson, Rogers, has been appointed to the Community Head Injury Resource Services (CHIRS) Foundation Board of Directors.

Congratulations Joe!



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Media Report of the 3rd Annual Back-to-School Conference

The Health Professional Magazine has posted a summary and photos of the Thomson, Rogers and Toronto ABI Network conference: Catastrophic Brain Impairment: Children, Young Adults and their Families (Rehabilitation Strategies), which was held on September 8th, 2011 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto.

View the article here.



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Celebrate with the York Region Head Injury Support Group for their 20th Anniversary!!

The York Region Head Injury Support Group will be celebrating with sandwiches, refreshments, door prizes, giveaways and fun at the Loyal True Blue and Orange Home Dining Room on Saturday October 22, 2011 from 11am-1pm.

Please plan to stay and attend the Annual General Meeting from 1-2 pm

Annual General Meeting

The York Region Head Injury Support Groups annual AGM will take place on Saturday October the 22nd at the Loyal True Blue and Orange Home in...

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