Stephen Birman in Law Times discussing Surveillance and Social Media in Personal Injury Cases

Law Times | Stephen Birman Featured | November 20, 2019

Stephen Birman in Law Times discussing Surveillance and Social Media in Personal Injury Cases On November 20, 2019, Thomson Rogers partner Stephen Birman was featured in an article by Elizabeth Raymer in the Law Times discussing an Ontario Court of Appeal decision on “Surveillance and social media in personal injury cases.” “I think what’s interesting is that the trial judge took such a sweeping approach in terms of excluding all the surveilllance, … Continued

Ian Furlong and Robert Ben Discuss Court of Appeal Victory on Out-of-Province Insurance Coverage

Law Times | Ian Furlong and Robert Ben Interviewed | November 4, 2019

Ian Furlong and Robert Ben Discuss Court of Appeal Victory on Insurance Coverage Out-of-Province On November 4, 2019, Thomson Rogers’ partners Ian Furlong and Robert Ben were interviewed by Aidan Macnab of the Law Times on their perseverance and ultimate breakthrough in a case surrounding an ATV accident in British Columbia and how Ontario insurance applies out-of-province. “By the time Ian and I got to the court of appeal, … Continued

Delays plaguing personal injury class actions

Law Times logo 150x46 The Law Commission of Ontario recently released a report evaluating the effectiveness of the Class Proceedings Act and found that delays are plaguing the process. “The biggest problem in litigation, both personal injury and class action, is delay,” says Darcy Merkur, a personal injury lawyer and partner at Thomson Rogers Lawyers in Toronto. Delays are … Continued

Steve Mesic inquest explores 41 decisive and fatal seconds

Steve Mesic was shot and killed in June 2013. An inquest into the former steelworker’s death was led by Carr Hatch..   In his closing questions before Hamilton Police Const. Michael McLellan left the stand at the inquest into the death of a man he shot, Steve Mesic, lawyer Carr Hatch posed a scenario. Hatch asked … Continued