Best Lawyers in Canada 2019

best lawyers in canada 2019 - 13th edition We are proud to announce that 16 Thomson Rogers partners have been selected for inclusion in the 13th Edition of The Best LawyersTM in Canada. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Almost 87,000 industry … Continued

Entitlement to attendant care benefits upheld

Law Times | by Michael McKiernan, quoting Deanna Gilbert | June 11, 2018

Law Times logo 150x46 A Divisional Court decision upholding a woman’s entitlement to attendant care benefits offers guidance on the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule’s controversial “incurred expense” provisions, according to the injured plaintiff’s lawyer. The decision in Helmer v. Belairdirect Insurance Company revolved around the May 6, 2016 motor vehicle accident that injured Belinda Helmer, the owner and operator … Continued

2018 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory Rankings

Thomson Rogers is proud to announce that 10 of our lawyers have earned the distinction of being listed in The 2018 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. To be included in the directory is an acknowledgement of excellence in their respective fields by their colleagues. Please join us in congratulating the following lawyers listed in the 2018 edition … Continued

New ODSP changes may give more flexibility

Law Times | by Dale Smith, quoting Deanna Gilbert | November 27, 2017

Law Times logo 150x46 Ontario has recently made changes that will lift the cap on damage awards before they will affect the eligibility for Ontario Disability Support Program claims. Lawyers say this can help give more flexibility when negotiating damages that could include structured settlements and allow their clients to keep their benefits. Deanna Gilbert, a partner with Thomson … 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