On August 2, 2021 Thomson Rogers personal injury lawyer Robert Ben discussed how COVID-19 has given rise to a number of claims against several of the long-term care home operators in an article titled “Host of claims launched in response to COVID-19 death toll in Ontario long term care homes” in Law Times.
““What the families of residents in these homes saw shocked them, and they feel the corporate operators should be held accountable — but the new legislation raises the bar,” said Robert Ben.
“We’re talking about institutional or systemic negligence. The data shows the for-profit home run by corporate operators in many instances fared much worse than some of the non-profits or the municipally run homes, and the question is why.”
Continue reading the full article on Law Times here.
Robert M. Ben is a personal injury lawyer and a partner at Thomson Rogers. Robert is listed in peer-reviewed publications – Lexpert® and The Best Lawyers™ in Canada and is ranked AV preeminent in Martindale-Hubbell ®. Robert can be reached at 416-868-3168 or by EMAIL.
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