Court of Appeal Overrules Judge’s Decision To Strike Case Against Insurance Adjusters in LTD Dispute

Court of Appeal Overrules Judge's Decision To Strike Case Against Insurance Adjusters in LTD Dispute Thomson Rogers represents R.B. (the “Plaintiff”) who sued his insurer (“RBC”) and two insurance adjusters (the “RBC Employees”) for damages that he suffered as a consequence of the Defendants’ termination of his long-term disability benefits. More specifically, the Plaintiff is seeking damages in excess of $1 million for breach of contract, negligence, negligent misrepresentation, and … Continued

Stephen Birman in Law Times discussing Surveillance and Social Media in Personal Injury Cases

Law Times | Stephen Birman Featured | November 20, 2019

Stephen Birman in Law Times discussing Surveillance and Social Media in Personal Injury Cases On November 20, 2019, Thomson Rogers partner Stephen Birman was featured in an article by Elizabeth Raymer in the Law Times discussing an Ontario Court of Appeal decision on “Surveillance and social media in personal injury cases.” “I think what’s interesting is that the trial judge took such a sweeping approach in terms of excluding all the surveilllance, … Continued

Ian Furlong and Robert Ben Discuss Court of Appeal Victory on Out-of-Province Insurance Coverage

Law Times | Ian Furlong and Robert Ben Interviewed | November 4, 2019

Ian Furlong and Robert Ben Discuss Court of Appeal Victory on Insurance Coverage Out-of-Province On November 4, 2019, Thomson Rogers’ partners Ian Furlong and Robert Ben were interviewed by Aidan Macnab of the Law Times on their perseverance and ultimate breakthrough in a case surrounding an ATV accident in British Columbia and how Ontario insurance applies out-of-province. “By the time Ian and I got to the court of appeal, … Continued

Ian Furlong and Robert Ben Prevail at Court of Appeal

Thomson Rogers’ seriously brain-injured client was denied access to over $2 million in benefits when his insurance company refused coverage for an out-of-province ATV accident. Despite losses at arbitration, a first-level appeal, and an appeal to the Divisional Court, Thomson Rogers partners Ian Furlong and Robert Ben persevered and prevailed at the Court of Appeal. … Continued