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Each spring, NRIO offers a series of breakfast seminars to anyone involved in the field of Rehabilitation and Acquired Brain Injury. On June 19th, Leonard Kunka, partner at Thomson, Rogers, and Glenn Fincham, brain injury survivor, will be presenting "A Survivor's Perspective on Rehabilitation after a Catastrophic Brain Injury," a compelling and successful rehabilitation and legal journey.
Proposed government changes to automobile legislation will dramatically impact treatment options and benefits car crash survivors are entitled to receive.
In an effort to prepare the brain injury community for the impending changes, PIA Law in association with the Toronto ABI Network are hosting an informative conference to provide crucial insight as to how these cuts will affect the brain injury community.
Including concussions, over half a million Canadians acquire a brain injury each year. Thomson, Rogers proudly supports the BIST and OBIA’s Annual Mix & Mingle event in support of brain injury awareness. For the past 11 years, this event has helped BIST and OBIA fund the vital programs and services they provide to those touched by acquired brain injury.
For more information and to purchase tickets click BIST/OBIA Mix & Mingle 2015.
The Thomson, Rogers crew was proud and eager to participate in MADD Canada's PIA Law Strides for Change Run/Walk event on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at the JC Saddington Park in Mississauga.
Here are a few pics and a great video provided by Peter Bregg Photography, enjoy!
Along with Thomson, Rogers, hundreds of protesters were at Queen's Park on June 3rd rallying against reductions in auto insurance benefits which they say will have the most effect on victims with catastrophic injuries.
Despite the protest, changes to auto insurance benefits for motor vehicle accident victims passed in the Ontario legislature as part of the provincial budget.
Thomson, Rogers lawyer, Stephen D'Agostino, provides his opinion to CBC News on the conduct of Metrolinx in expropriating land from the property owner during the construction of the Eglinton LRT. Toronto business owner, Ian Young, says he was never contacted, except for a notice that was put in a local newspaper.
Spring and summer months are high season for impaired-related accidents. Thomson, Rogers, as a proud member of PIA Law, is proud to sponsor MADD Canada’s Strides for Change signature 5 km walk/run event. The event helps fund chapters and community leaders in support of accident victims.
Join us for a morning of activities, including a health and safety fair, kid’s zone, tribute and survivor area and much more. Help keep safe and sober driving at the forefront of motorists’ minds.
Tomorrow at noon, Thomson, Rogers will be joining the Accident Benefit Coalition and many others at a rally in Queen’s Park in support of accident victims. Hear stories from accident victims and other concerned citizens who will be speaking out and demanding that the Ontario Government stop reducing the province’s much-needed accident benefits.
Hope to see you there!
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