Yonge St. Van Attack Lawsuits Face Hurdles with Insurance Claims

The Star | by Alyshah Hasham, quoting Darcy Merkur | December 3, 2018

Star.com thumbnail If a drunk driver veered onto a sidewalk, killing 10 people and injuring 16, his auto insurance policy would typically pay damages awarded to the injured parties in a lawsuit. But if the driver was found to have driven into the pedestrians intentionally — as Alek Minassian is alleged to have done with a rented van in … Continued

The Case for Winter Tires

car with winter tires Nearly one-quarter of Canadian motorists do not use winter tires and continue to use the all-season tires that came with their vehicle throughout the year. As lawyers who specialize in helping people recover from the aftermath of catastrophic collisions, we wish all drivers would understand the life-saving benefits of winter tires. Why Do Some Canadian … Continued

Thomson, Rogers Welcomes New Associate Camelia Amiri

camelia amiri new associate The partners of Thomson, Rogers are pleased to welcome Camelia Amiri to the firm. Camelia will be working with Patrick Schmidt, George Karahotzitis, Melanie Larock and Rebecca Organ in our Family Law Group.

Toronto Councillors Mark Grimes, Justin Di Ciano Charged Under Municipal Elections Act

Global News | Reporter Matthew Bingley interviews Stephen D'Agostino | November 16, 2018

Global News Thumbnail On November 16, 2018, Thomson, Rogers’ municipal lawyer, Stephen D’Agostino, was interviewed by Global News reporter Matthew Bingley on the charges laid under the Municipal Elections Act against re-elected Toronto Councillor Mark Grimes and outgoing Councillor Justin Di Ciano for failing to disclose alleged campaign expenses related to their 2014 campaigns. Stephen says: It is … Continued

Preparing to Give Evidence at Trial

Presented by Robert Ben at the Toronto ABI Network Conference | November 15, 2018

giving evidence at trial A civil trial for damages arising out of personal injury is nothing more than an examination of evidence, before a judge or jury, in order to decide the existence, cause, responsibility for, and losses flowing from, the injury. A trial is a test taken by the plaintiff (who bears the burden of proof) and each … Continued