Supreme Court of Canada Declines to Hear Insurance Company’s Appeal of Accident Benefits Coverage

    The almost seven-year long and difficult struggle of Thomson Rogers’ seriously brain injured client Mr. B is finally over. In 2013, Mr. B was denied access to more than $2 million in medical, rehabilitation and other benefits when Belair Insurance Company refused coverage for the out-of-province ATV accident that caused his life-threatening brain injury. Mr. … Continued

    Accident Benefits: Overview and Benefit Framework

      On June 7, 2018, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital and March of Dimes Canada, in collaboration with Thomson Rogers, hosted the Children & Youth with Brain Injuries: Practical Strategies Workshop. Deanna Gilbert, personal injury lawyer and a partner at Thomson Rogers, presented on “Accident Benefits: Overview & Benefit Framework“. Some of the topics covered in … Continued

      ABR Updater: Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule Discriminates Against Chronic Pain Victims And Violates Charter Rights

        On September 14, 2017, FSCO Arbitrator Benjamin Drory declared that the Minor Injury Guideline (“MIG”) insofar as it applies to “chronic pain” victims of motor vehicle accidents is unconstitutional and in violation of section 15 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The decision rendered in Abyan v. Sovereign General Insurance Company is a landmark ruling … Continued