Baker v. Blue Cross Life Insurance Company

Baker v. Blue Cross Life Insurance Company This case arises out of a long-term disability (“LTD”) dispute with the Plaintiff and her LTD insurer, the Defendant Blue Cross. Stephen Birman of Thomson Rogers represented the Plaintiff. The Defendant insurer brought a motion to compel the Plaintiff to attend a medical assessment with Dr. Dowhaniuk, a neuropsychologist. The Plaintiff had previously been assessed … Continued

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

Disability Claims Likely To Rise Due To COVID-19

Disability Claims Likely To Rise Due To COVID-19 Short and long term disability claims are likely to rise exponentially as employers begin the process of calling employees back to work. A huge surge of claims should be anticipated as the psychological impacts, after months of quarantine, will be widely felt and cannot be overstated. While some of us are ready and able to … Continued