SPECT Scan Medically Recognized For Revealing Positive Findings Of Traumatic Brain Injury To Help Brain Injury Survivors Gain Catastrophic Status And Rehabilitation Funding

SPECT Scan Medically Recognized For Traumatic Brain Injury Assessment In a major development for brain injury survivors across Canada, the Canadian Association of Nuclear Medicine (CANM) has adopted, ratified and endorsed Guidelines for Brain Perfusion Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT). Simply, the SPECT scan is now medically recognized for the diagnosis and prognosis of traumatic brain injury (TBI). The SPECT test shows in … Continued

Approved Services Received Pursuant To Approved Treatment And Assessments Plans Should Always Be Paid By Accident Benefit Insurers

Approved Services Received Pursuant To Approved Treatment And Assessments Plans Should Always Be Paid By Accident Benefit Insurers Ontario car accident victims are entitled to reasonable and necessary treatment paid for by their accident benefit insurer, albeit subject to various limitations set out in the legislation. To ensure that the accident benefit insurer is legally bound to pay for required treatment, healthcare providers must submit treatment and assessment plans (called OCF-18s) to the … Continued

Event: Thomson Rogers Webinar Series – When and How to Take Legal Action?

Event Date: April 29, 2021
Thomson Rogers Webinar Series - When and How to Take Legal Action? Join us for Session 14 of the Thomson Rogers Webinar Series April 29, 2021 at 11:00 am with personal injury lawyers Craig Brown, Stephen Birman and Lucy Jackson who will be discussing “When and How to Take Legal Action.” In this session, the following topics will be discussed: notice/limitation periods; small claims; simplified procedure; ordinary procedure; … Continued

I Was In An Accident, What Should I Do?

I Was In An Accident, What Should I Do? Stephen Birman In the aftermath of any serious accident the immediate rush is to obtain proper medical care and attention. As the days and weeks go by some individuals (or their families) may seek legal consultation. In a separate post, I am going to address the questions you should consider during that consultation. As lawyers, we are … Continued

What Is The Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Fund?

What Is The Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Fund? The Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Fund (the “Fund”) is a fund available to people injured in a car accident where there is no other policy of automobile insurance available to respond to Statutory Accident Benefit claims as well as tort (negligence) claims. This usually occurs where the injured person is a passenger in an uninsured … Continued