Event: BIAPH Board Game Night 2017

Posted March 22, 2017

Event Date: March 24, 2017
Friends Playing Board Game Now that March Break is over, you might be looking for the next fun activity. Look no further than the BIAPH (Brain Injury Association of Peel and Halton) Board Game Night, presented by the BIAPH Youth Group, Headspin. Headspin is a social activity group for youth who’ve been impacted by acquired brain injury. Taking place … Continued

A Cyclist’s Worst Nightmare: ‘Dooring’ up 58% between 2014 and 2016

Posted March 22, 2017

Cyclist Missing Open Car Door Growing up, you may remember being taught to look both ways before you walk across the street. Now drivers and passengers need this same advice before opening their car doors when parking on the street. Cyclists in Toronto have always had a tough time getting around the city and their rocky relationship with drivers is … Continued

Event: 27th Annual Toronto Motorcycle SPRINGSHOW 2017

March 25th - 26th, 2017 | International Centre, Toronto

Event Date: March 25, 2017
2017 Motorcycle SPRINGSHOW Hey there motorcycle enthusiasts! The Toronto Motorcycle SPRINGSHOW is right around the corner. For most of us motorcycle enthusiasts, this show marks the beginning of spring and depending on the weather, the perfect weekend to get the bike out for the first time, fingers crossed. Join us on Saturday March 25th and Sunday March 26th … Continued

Judge Condemns Practice of Ghostwriting Expert Reports

by Stephen M. Birman | March 10th 2017

Doctor Writing Report Defence medical assessments are a fact of life for Plaintiffs in personal injury litigation. Most injured accident victims dislike the idea of attending these assessments with medical experts retained by the defendant’s insurance companies. As lawyers, we frequently hear from clients who call us in frustration with complaints that the medical expert had pre-determined his/her … Continued

What To Do If You Suffer A Personal Injury Abroad

Posted March 7, 2017

Family driving to beach With March Break in full swing, some may choose this time to travel abroad. But what happens if you are in an accident and suffer a personal injury while you’re away? As an Ontario resident there are things you need to consider. OHIP goes wherever you go. The nice thing about our health system is … Continued

Crucial to Submit Disability Certificates (OCF-3) Early

Disability Certificate (OCF-3) image Why it is NOW crucial to complete and submit a Disability Certificate (OCF-3) ASAP – An important message for hospital providers. Traditionally, we have explained to hospital providers that while it was best for patients to submit their Accident Benefit documents (i.e. Application and Disability Certificate) to their accident benefit insurer ASAP, there was no serious … Continued

When to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

Posted February 28, 2017

hiring a personal injury lawyer If you’ve been in a car accident you will likely find yourself hearing from various insurance companies soon after the incident. The easiest way to respond to them is to tell them to speak with your lawyer, and if you’ve already retained a lawyer that is always the right answer. Once a lawyer is retained, … Continued

And the Award Goes to…

The Oscars Statue While the courtroom scenes in movies are much different from what takes place in reality, there’s no denying the fictional dynamic and drama is gripping to watch. It may not surprise you to know that courtroom dramas are popular within the law community regardless of their accuracy, and everyone has a favourite. With the Oscars … Continued

McGibbon hotel reconstruction opposition voice support for settlement

Independent Free Press | by Kathryn Boyle, Jeff Wilker comments | February 23, 2017

The Independent Free Press logo 150 x 56 Town staff have come up with what they describe as a ‘win-win’ for Silvercreek Commercial Builders and concerned residents when it comes to the McGibbon reconstruction. During a special council meeting on Feb. 22, Halton Hills solicitor Jeff Wilker presented to council in a public forum the legalities of the settlement between the town and … Continued

‘Ghostwriting’ Prohibited in Court

TorontoSun.com | by Darcy Merkur | February 18, 2017

Toronto Sun thumbnail Does Donald Trump author all of his own tweets? Is it wrong if he doesn’t write them all himself? While the U.S. president and other politicians and celebrities can have representatives speak on their behalf, an expert witness in the courtroom does not have that right. Rather, a court expert must be the sole author … Continued

The Motorcycle Show Toronto 2017

The Motorcycle Show Toronto Logo It might be winter, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start planning your first Sunday ride with friends. Whether you’re a casual rider or could cruise for days on end, you’ll love The Toronto Motorcycle Show. From February 17th to 19th you can find the personal injury lawyers from Thomson, Rogers among the show’s exhibitors … Continued

Event: NepalAbility’s 8th Annual Night For Nepal

Event Date: February 22, 2017
Nepal 8th Annual Night For Nepal As Family Day is approaching, many of us will be celebrating with a day off work and lots of time to have family fun. This year, let’s think about families in another part of the world, Nepal. On Wednesday, February 22, 2017, join us for NepalAbility’s 8th Annual Night For Nepal. The purpose of this event … Continued

Glen Williams residents likely to be disappointed at upcoming OMB development hearing

Independent Free Press | by Graeme Grisque, Jeff Wilker mentioned | February 16, 2017

The Independent Free Press logo 150 x 56 Residents in Glen Williams remain unhappy with a recent decision by council to allow an unpopular residential development in the Halton Hills hamlet to move forward. The 31-home development by Eden Oak Creditview Heights Inc., currently under review by Ontario Municipal Board (OMB), met stiff resistance at a Jan. 24 special meeting of council at … Continued

Event: 2017 BIST/OBIA Mix and Mingle

Event Date: June 14, 2017
Mix & Mingle Event Please join us at the 2017 BIST/OBIA Mix and Mingle networking event, “Celebrating Partnerships”. This event is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at the Steam Whistle Brewery, 255 Bremner Blvd., Toronto. In addition to being a networking event, the 2017 BIST/OBIA Mix and Mingle helps raise awareness of brain injury and … Continued

Share The Love This Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day 2017

Valentine's Day Valentine’s Day is here and whether you’re a spouse, boyfriend, girlfriend, life partner or other you’ve likely got something big or small planned to celebrate. We feel that today can be a day celebrated for selfless acts and caring gestures, so why not do something a little different this year by sharing the love with … Continued

Icewave 2017 in Support of SickKids Foundation

On Saturday, February 10th, 2017 at Beachblast Toronto the Thomson, Rogers’ team, lead by personal injury lawyer Carr Hatch, participated in the 2017 Icewave Volleyball Tournament in support of Childhood Cancer Research at SickKids Foundation. The tournament is over, however, there are more than 800 children in treatment for cancer alone at SickKids Hospital that need help. Many … Continued

PIA Law 2017 Platinum Sponsor of Brain Injury Society of Toronto

As a founding member of PIA Law, Thomson, Rogers is proud to announce that we are a 2017 Platinum Sponsor of the Brain Injury Society of Toronto (BIST). The Brain Injury Society of Toronto depends on funds from donations, sponsorship fees and fundraising events in order to provide a variety of programs and services to its … Continued

Slip and Fall Accidents: Negligence and Claims

Slip and Fall Accidents: Negligence and Claims

Toronto Slippery Conditions This winter, the weather in Toronto, and Ontario in general has been incredibly unpredictable. There have been cold snaps where temperatures drop to unbearable levels only to be met with comfortable spring-like conditions a few days later. Freezing rain plays havoc with the roads and sidewalks creating unpassable ice and slippery surfaces. Overall, icy sidewalks … Continued

Event: Capes for Kids 2017

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitaion Hospital's Capes for Kids

Event Date: March 6, 2017
Capes for Kids It’s been said that not all heroes wear capes, but in this case, hundreds of heroes will be wearing them. Capes For Kids is an initiative of Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital to raise funds for the hospital and raise awareness of its programs. From March 6th – 12th, Holland Bloorview is encouraging participants to wear capes … Continued

Event: SCIO Ski & Snowboard Day 2017

SCIO Ski & Snowboard Day 2017

Event Date: February 16, 2017
SCIO Ski and Snowboard Day 2017 thumbnail Whether you’re a Gaper (new to skiing) or a Freerider (experienced backcountry skier), this is an event you won’t want to miss. Join us at the 17th Annual Spinal Cord Injury Ontario Ski & Snowboard Day. The fun takes place Thursday, February 16th at Craigleith Ski Club in The Blue Mountains, ON. Come and hit … Continued