After years of litigation, I have noticed that clients look forward to mediation with great anticipation. It is the day they hope to see their case resolved. While not all cases settle at mediation, almost all lengthy personal injury claims involve at least one mediation before going to trial. Every lawyer views and handles mediation … Continued
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
Sloan Mandel, a 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 … Continued
PIA Law hosted an open forum to provide practical strategies to assist health care professionals in meeting the needs of their clients, getting paid, and dealing with the term “incurred”.
Presented at the Back to School Conference 2013. What ever happened to the expected changes to the definition of “catastrophic impairment”? Are changes coming? What will the changes be? What impacts will the changes have? How can we help prevent it? Related Resources: Up-to-Date Review of Statutory Accident Benefits Legislative Framework (re: the anticipated CAT definition changes)