Flaws have emerged in new LAT

Law Times | by Shannon Kari, quoting Darcy Merkur | November 27, 2017

Law Times logo 150x46 It has been just more than a year and a half since responsibility for adjudicating accident benefits disputes was transferred to the Licence Appeal Tribunal, which decides on claims and licensing regulations involving a number of provincial ministries. The stated goal by the province in transferring jurisdiction from the Financial Services Commission of Ontario, which … Continued

ABR Updater: Kathleen Wynne Taketh Away, But Canada’s Top Court Giveth Back

ABR Updater, Issue 42 | by Adam Tanel | November 2017

Just months ago the Wynne government stripped tetraplegics, amputees and brain injury survivors of important benefits (at the request of the insurance industry). However, in more recent news, the Supreme Court of Canada just made it easier for Plaintiffs to advance claims for mental/psychological damages. In the B.C. trial of Sadaati v. Moorhead, released earlier this year, a … Continued

OMB dismisses appeal of Kawartha Lakes ward boundary revision to eight wards

MyKawartha.com | by Mary Riley | October 12, 2017

Stephen D'agostino Municipal Lawyer LINDSAY – The Ontario Municipal Board has dismissed a Sebright man’s appeal of the City of Kawartha Lakes’ decision to reduce the number of wards in the municipality from 16 to eight. OMB member David Lanthier heard the appeal in August and This Week was provided with a copy of the decision on Wednesday (Oct. … Continued

Our Booth & iPhone X Contest Were A Great Success!

Posted November 13, 2017

At Thomson, Rogers we take great pride in preparing and sharing pertinent legal information with our friends in the Medical Rehab community. Our Accident Benefit Reporter Updater and periodic TR articles are great ways to stay informed. Subscribing is actually quite easy.  As a Thomson, Rogers Personal Injury Lawyers booth prize we offered to subscribers who attended … Continued

Damages Under The Family Law Act: An Updater

Posted October 30, 2017

Deanna Gilbert In 2014, my Partner, Sloan H. Mandel, and I co-authored a paper entitled “Advancing Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Claims under the Family Law Act” (the “original paper”). The purpose of this paper is to provide personal injury lawyers with an update on some statutory changes and case law affecting Family Law Act [1] claims. A BRIEF … Continued