It’s understandable to be hesitant to sue a loved one for causing an accident. Unfortunately, accident victims are forced to do so because they are required to sue ‘people’ to access insurance, and those ‘people’ are commonly the friends or family they were with at the time of the accident. We all buy insurance to … Continued
Co-Operators Insurance Investigation Thomson Rogers is investigating a potential class action against Co-Operators Insurance in respect of commercial insurance policies they have issued providing business interruption coverage for losses arising from “A notifiable contagious or infectious human disease, as declared by a ‘Public Health Official'”. If you believe you may be covered under such … Continued
Thomson Rogers trauma lawyer Darcy Merkur discussed how a recent court decision demonstrates that costs awards frequently exceed policy limits in Law Times.
Victims of hit-and-run accidents are covered in Ontario, with some exceptions, whether they are a pedestrian, cyclist, or a motorist pursuant to the unidentified motorist provisions found in the Insurance Act and O.A.P. Standard Automobile Policy. Generally speaking, a victim can claim Statutory Accident Benefits (“SABs”) and pursue a tort claim to recover damages for … Continued
The almost seven-year long and difficult struggle of Thomson Rogers’ seriously brain injured client Mr. B is finally over. In 2013, Mr. B was denied access to more than $2 million in medical, rehabilitation and other benefits when Belair Insurance Company refused coverage for the out-of-province ATV accident that caused his life-threatening brain injury. Mr. … Continued