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Published annually by Best Lawyers®, The Best Lawyers in Canada is one of the country’s most highly regarded legal directories. Inclusion is based on an exhaustive peer review survey and a thorough authentication process.

We are proud to announce that fourteen lawyers from Thomson, Rogers have been recognized for their expertise in their respective fields in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada.



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Proposed government changes to the automobile legislation in Ontario will dramatically reduce available funding for the treatment of seriously injured survivors of motor vehicle accidents.

This conference will examine the impact of the proposed changes on the delivery of treatment to accident victims.



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Thomson, Rogers has issued a class action lawsuit against Niagara College of Applied Arts and Technology on behalf of recent graduates of the General Arts and Science Diploma Transfer Program (“GAS” Program).



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Law in Action within Schools Programs (LAWS) is an innovative partnership between the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, Osgoode Hall Law School and the Toronto District School Board designed to deliver an education program aimed at supporting, guiding and motivating high school students. LAWS provides a unique law school experience to high school students from across Canada and around the world.



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On August 10, 2015, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in Fernandes v. Araujo confirming a motor vehicle owner's liability under the Highway Traffic Act for its driver's negligence is triggered solely based on the owners consent to possession and not the manner in which the vehicle was being operated.



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The reforms to the automobile insurance legislation announced with the 2015 Ontario Budget have begun to be implemented by the government.

Ontario Regulation 664 requires all insurers to offer an insurance premium discount to policyholders using winter tires.  This applies to all policies and renewals after January 1, 2016.

Ontario Regulation 461/96 has been amended to increase the statutory deductibles and the statutory threshold figure above which the deductibles vanish. The amendment to the Regulation effective August 1, 2015, also requires these deductibles to be revised on January 1st each year, with the indexation percentage published under the Insurance Act (subsection 268.1) for that year. The following chart outlines the changes:

New Indexed Auto Insurance Deductibles Chart



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Voting has commenced for this year's Awards of Excellence in Brain Injury Rehabilitation.

The nominees have been selected and now it's time for you to vote for who you feel makes a strong contribution to the brain injury and rehabilitation community.

Voting open for the 2015 Awards of Excellence in Brain Injury Rehabilitation



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Before diving into that cool crisp lake this long weekend, have a listen to David Payne, personal injury lawyer, on Moose FM 93.5 Haliburton Radio as he discusses the risks invloved with diving, as well as what rights an individual has if injured.



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