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

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

Stephen M. Birman

Stephen Birman graduated from the University of Toronto law school in 2007. After practising with a commercial law firm in Toronto, Stephen joined Thomson Rogers as an Associate in 2009, where his practice has focused largely on class actions and personal injury litigation. Stephen’s practice focuses on helping victims of car accidents, slip and falls … Continued

Consumers’ Rights: How to fight back when the “goods” are bad

OTLA's The Litigator | March 2015

Adam Tanel, best personal injury lawyer Toronto Products must be fit for their ordinary use or their primary purpose. The Sale of Goods Act (SGA) was initially conceived as consumer rights legislation, meant to protect the masses from unscrupulous merchants. However, a survey of recent SGA decisions shows more sails than sales. That is to say that a plurality of reported SGA … Continued

Optimizing the Use of Multiple Regimes: Paving the Road to a Successful Disability Management Process

Disability Management in the Workplace Conference