Licence Appeal Tribunal Case Law and Growing Pains

Posted June 14, 207

Stephen Birman, best personal injury lawyer The Licence Appeal Tribunal (“LAT”) began hearing accident benefits disputes on June 1, 2016. Since June 1, 2016, there have been approximately 100 decisions rendered by LAT adjudicators. In this article, I review a few of the important cases to date and the principles emerging from them. The overriding theme from the claims decided to … Continued

Claiming Economic Loss for Lost Opportunity

Posted June 9, 2017

Stacey Stevens, best personal injury lawyer Toronto In Tierney, Arbitrator Robinson was asked to consider whether Jocelyne Wilson met the definition of incurred pursuant to subsection 3(7)(e)(iii)B of the SABS by accepting a co-op position that paid less than one she believed she may have gotten but for the collision. If so, Mrs. Wilson was entitled to be paid $155,000 in attendant … Continued

iPad Launch at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Posted June 8, 2017

Donation of iPads to Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital's Teen Lounge On June 7, 2017, Thomson, Rogers’ Deanna Gilbert was happy to be at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital as they rolled out iPads which were donated by Thomson, Rogers to an eager group of teenagers in the hospital’s Teen Lounge. Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is Canada’s largest children’s rehabilitation hospital focused on improving the … Continued

CPP not “a policy of insurance” per OPCF-44R

Posted June 8, 2017

Deanna Gilbert, personal injury lawyer Toronto The Supreme Court of Canada has concluded that CPP disability benefits are not “a policy of insurance” for purposes of deductibility in family protection endorsements. In automobile insurance, there are a number of forms of payments and benefits that injured victims may receive as a result of their injuries. In some cases, those payments or … Continued

Volunteers for Brain Injury Awareness Week at Toronto Rehab Institute – June 2, 2017

Toronto Rehab Institute | June 2, 2017

John-Paul Zeni and Ian Furlong, personal injury lawyers, at BIST Brain Injury Awareness event thumbnail On June 2, 2017, John-Paul Zeni and Ian Furlong, personal injury lawyers at Thomson, Rogers, teamed-up with the Brain Injury Society of Toronto (BIST) to raise awareness of the impacts of brain injury as part of Brain Injury Awareness Week. John-Paul and Ian manned the BIST booth at the Toronto Rehab Institute (TRI) along with Miranda … Continued