Thomson Rogers lawyers Stephen Birman and Lucy Jackson was featured in The Lawyer’s Daily in an article by John Schofield titled “Lawyers hope long-term care legal actions will continue, despite pending Ontario legislation.” Discussing legislation proposed by the Ontario government that could wipe out class actions and lawsuits alleging negligence by some Ontario long-term care … Continued
Thomson Rogers appreciates the opportunity to make submissions regarding the proposed Bill 218, Supporting Ontario’s Recovery and Municipal Elections Act, 2020 (“Bill 218” or the “proposed legislation”). Thomson Rogers represents many of the victims who died in for-profit long-term care homes, as well as their family members, due to the COVID-19 outbreaks at the following … Continued
Thomson Rogers personal injury lawyer Lucy Jackson was featured in The Huffington Post in an article titled “Staff Shortages A ‘Systemic Issue’ At Hard-Hit Ottawa Care Home: Families” by Sherina Harris. The article focuses on staff shortages at Carlingview Manor, owned by Revera Inc., a long-term care company that has the fourth-highest death toll of … Continued
Thomson Rogers personal injury lawyer Stephen Birman was featured in The Star commenting on Premier Ford’s recent decision to pass legislation protecting long-term care homes from COVID-19 related negligence claims in an article titled “Ontario law would make it harder to sue over COVID-19” by Rob Ferguson. To read the full article please click here.
Thomson Rogers personal injury lawyer Stephen Birman was interviewed by Cynthia Mulligan of CityNews Toronto discussing the Ford Government’s bill that will make it harder for families affected by COVID-19 to sue long-term care homes in a feature titled “Coronavirus: Bill would make it harder to sue long-term care homes.” “It’s hard enough as it … Continued