Independent Medical Assessments: What Are They And How Can I Prepare?

Independent Medical Assessments: What Are They And How Can I Prepare? What is an independent medical assessment (“IME”)? If you have been injured and are advancing a tort and/or accident benefits claim, it is quite likely that at some point you will be asked to attend one or more IME’s. These assessments are also known as “medical-legal assessments” (when arranged by your own personal injury lawyer), … Continued

Deanna Gilbert Featured In Law Times “Exploring Common Discovery Refusals: What’s Proper, What’s Not?”

Deanna Gilbert in Law Times | June 2, 2021

Deanna Gilbert Featured In Law Times "Exploring common discovery refusals: What’s proper, what’s not?" On June 2, 2021 Thomson Rogers personal injury lawyer Deanna Gilbert discussed how understanding relevant case law means fewer disputes and less cost, delay in an article titled “Exploring common discovery refusals: What’s proper, what’s not?” in Law Times. “When you ask a question and the other side says: ‘I’ll comply with the rules,’ that … Continued

Contributory Negligence: Where The Plaintiff Is Partly At-Fault

Contributory Negligence: Where The Plaintiff Is Partly At-Fault In personal injury litigation, the concept of liability/fault is not “black or white;” meaning, a car accident, slip and fall, or other traumatic event causing injury need not be the fault of one person or the other.  Rather, there may be circumstances where the injured person bringing the lawsuit (the “Plaintiff”) can be held at-fault … Continued

How Do I Know What My Personal Injury Claim is Worth?

How Do I Know What My Personal Injury Claim is Worth? It is not uncommon for people injured in a trauma (i.e. car accident, trip or slip and fall, medical negligence, etc.) to wonder what their case may be worth. Indeed, it is important to consider the potential value of the case from the outset because the reality is that personal injury lawsuits can be time-consuming, … Continued

Thomson Rogers Webinar Series: Considerations for “Participant” and “Litigation” Experts

Thomson Rogers Webinar Series: Considerations for "Participant" and "Litigation" Experts Thomson Rogers Webinar Series: Considerations for “Participant” and “Litigation” Experts Thank you to everyone who attended our Thomson Rogers Webinar Series “Considerations for “Participant” and “Litigation” Experts” held January 29, 2021 and conducted by Thomson Rogers’ personal injury lawyers Robert Ben, Deanna Gilbert and Lucy Jackson. In this session, the following is discussed: Difference Between … Continued