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

Riding Toronto’s Streetcars Can Be Dangerous

Posted January 13, 2017

Image by Tony Bock - Dangers of streetcars “Young girl struck by a car after stepping off TTC streetcar”. Headlines like these spatter Toronto news outlets far too often. Any Torontonian that rides a streetcar knows that getting on and off streetcars can be dangerous. With streetcars stopping so frequently along major downtown arteries, adjacent vehicles (including bicyclists) don’t always stop to allow passengers … Continued

Meet Stacey Stevens – Personal Injury Lawyer

Posted December 2, 2016

Stacey Stevens, one of the best personal injury lawyers in Toronto Stacey Stevens was in Grade 6 when she realized she wanted to be a lawyer. Stacey pursued her dream and, after overcoming significant challenges in her life, Stacey was called to the Ontario Bar in 2005. Stacey learned very early on that hard work, dedication and an unwavering belief in fighting for what is right … Continued

MEET DAVID TENSZEN – PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER

David Tenszen, personal injury lawyer in Toronto thumbnail Watch this short biography video and get to know personal injury lawyer David Tenszen, a partner with the Toronto law firm of Thomson Rogers. This is David’s story in his own words. Learn about the person behind the lawyer – why he chose law, what he is passionate about, and why he is the best … Continued

Meet Alan Farrer – Class Action Lawyer

Posted October 13, 2016

Alan Farrer, Class Action Lawyer thumbnail Watch this short biography video and get to know class action lawyer Alan Farrer, managing partner with the Toronto law firm of Thomson Rogers. Certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Civil Litigation, his practice focuses primarily on complex litigation and class actions. He has over 35 years of experience … Continued

Thomson Rogers Donating $80K in Celebration of Its 80th Anniversary

Posted September 8, 2016

Thomson Rogers celebrates its 80th anniversary This year Thomson Rogers proudly celebrates its 80th anniversary as a Law Firm.  We look back through the years and fondly recall the many clients and friends who’ve touched our hearts and inspired us with their courage and perseverance. To honour our clients and to recognize their ultimate achievements in reclaiming their lives following a … Continued

Meet George Karahotzitis – Family Lawyer

Meet Family Lawyer George Karahotzitis Watch this short biography video and get to know family lawyer George Karahotzitis, a partner with the Toronto law firm of Thomson Rogers. George’s practice is devoted to litigation with an emphasis on matrimonial litigation and matters involving commercial disputes.

Meet Stephen D’Agostino – Municipal Lawyer

Stephen D'Agostino YouTube video thumbnail Watch this short biography video and get to know municipal lawyer Stephen D’Agostino, a partner with the Toronto law firm of Thomson Rogers. Stephen’s practice is centred on municipal, planning, environmental and expropriation law. He regularly appears before municipal councils, tribunals (such as the Ontario Municipal Board and the Environmental Review Tribunal) and Courts on … Continued

TR Out in Support of MADD Canada’s PIA Law Strides for Change

Posted June 6, 2016

MADD Canada's PIA Law Strides for Change 2016 Video Thumbnail This past Sunday, as members of PIA Law, Thomson, Rogers staff and friends braved the elements in support of MADD Canada.               Video and photos provided by Peter Bregg Photography Adam Delva, David MacDonald, Adam Tanel, Deanna Gilbert our running lawyers @maddcanada @PIA_Law #stridesforchange pic.twitter.com/ApugXSzDPW — Thomson Rogers (@thomsonrogers) June 5, 2016 Congrats to David … Continued

Meet David MacDonald – Personal Injury Lawyer

Meet personal injury lawyer David MacDonald thumbnail Watch this short biography video and get to know personal injury lawyer David MacDonald, a partner with the Toronto law firm of Thomson Rogers. David is a top ranked litigator with extensive trial experience. His practice is entirely devoted to helping seriously injured people who have been hurt in accidents. He acts primarily for pedestrians, … Continued

Meet Leonard Kunka – Personal Injury Lawyer

YouTube video thumbnail of Leonard Kunka - Toronto personal injury lawyer Watch this short biography video and get to know personal injury lawyer Leonard Kunka, a partner with the Toronto law firm of Thomson Rogers. Leonard is a top ranked litigator with extensive trial experience. His practice is entirely devoted to helping seriously injured people who have been hurt in accidents.

Condo owners fear expropriation by city because of library redevelopment

GlobalNews.ca | by Mark McAllister, Stephen D'Agostino quoted | April 21, 2016

Global News Thumbnail The redevelopment of the Dawes Road Library has condo owners who live above the facility angry. They have been given notice from city officials to move in order to accommodate the redevelopment. Thomson, Rogers’ Stephen D’Agostino and Denitza Koev, expropriation lawyers, represent the condo owners. They are not in favor of this. They much prefer … Continued

What is it Like Articling at Thomson, Rogers?

Posted April 5, 2016

Articling thumbnail Spring may have just started but now is a good time to think about your articling term. Articling is an exciting time for newly minted law students to get some hands-on experience. Typically Thomson, Rogers hires two students each year for a 10-month articling period. During this time, students are enrolled in a rotation program … Continued

Video: A Better Tomorrow Starts Today

Posted March 10, 2016

Law firm video: A Better Tomorrow Starts Today thumbnail Today, we continue the tradition started by our founder Edson Haines, 80 years ago. Our lawyers regularly argue cases before the Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. We advocate before administrative boards and tribunals across the Province. From humble beginnings, the firm has evolved into the … Continued

Changes to Ontario Auto Legislation: Accident Benefits & Tort

Back to School Conference "A Brave New World" with PIA Law and Toronto ABI Network | September 10, 2015

Darcy Merkur, best personal injury lawyer Toronto At this year’s conference, personal injury lawyers Darcy Merkur and Ryan Murray provided an overview of the upcoming changes to Ontario auto legislation with specific emphasis on Accident Benefits and Tort. A few of the changes addressed were: Major reductions to statutory accident benefits (for accidents on or after June 1, 2016); A narrowing of … Continued

Crash victims slam auto insurance rule changes

TorontoSun.com | May 7, 2015

Sloan Mandel, best personal injury lawyers Toronto Sloan Mandel, partner at Thomson, Rogers along with members of the Personal Injury Alliance (PIA Law), sisters Shannon and Erica Deering and other accident victims were at Queen’s Park yesterday protesting against Insurance rule changes. Specifically, the government’s proposal to slash the maximum amount a person can claim for a catastrophic injury from $2 million to … Continued

Stacey Stevens on The Agenda with Steve Paikin: Liability Chill Sledding Bans

Citizens are crying foul after the City of Hamilton posted signs at popular tobogganing spots warning that sledding was banned and violators would be fined up to $5,000. Cash strapped municipalities say they don’t want to be grinches, but they just can’t afford to expose themselves to potential lawsuits. The Agenda asks if this is … Continued

Does the city of Toronto have a case against Uber?

Breakfast Television |Stephen D'Agostino is interviewed | November 19, 2014

Breakfast Television interview with municipal lawyer Stephen D'Agostino Breakfast Television’s Kevin Frankish interviews Thomson, Rogers’ municipal lawyer Stephen D’Agostino about Toronto’s effort to shut down or better regulate Uber. The city of Toronto has a municipal code, it regulates taxi brokerages and taxi licenses. The definition of brokerages is very broad, it essentially says, if you send a taxi to pick someone up … Continued