Event: Brain Injury Family Intervention for Adults and Adolescents (BIFI & BIFI-A)

Event Date: April 4, 2019
conference marked on calendar On April 4-5, 2019, Thomson Rogers, as a member firm of PIA Law, is proud to sponsor Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital’s Training for Professionals in BIFI & BIFI-A:  Empirically-Based Brain Injury Family Interventions for Adults and Adolescents workshops. Workshop Objectives: Learn innovative empirically-based approached and practical strategies for supporting families after adult and childhood ABI. Learn … Continued

Going Skiing? Read this first

ski poles photo by urban sanden Winter brings a variety of outdoor activities which make life in a northern climate bearable.  Many of these activities come with some risk and involve the entire family.  They include skiing, skating, tobogganing, tubing and, to escape from the cold, indoor waterpark activities. Most of these activities take place on commercial properties which are organized … Continued

Torture victim appeal dismissed in fee dispute

Law Times | by Aidan Macnab, quoting Darcy Merkur | January 28, 2019

Law Times logo 150x46 The Ontario Court of Appeal had dismissed the appeal in Almalki v. Canada (Attorney General), 2019 ONCA 26, brought by Abullah Almalki – a Canadian who was falsely accused of terrorism, then tortured and imprisoned in Syria – disputing the contingency fee agreement he made with his lawyers on a settlement he received from the Canadian … Continued

Think Twice Before Lending Your Car

handing over car keys to someone else How often have you lent your car to a family member, friend or colleague without giving it a second thought? Perhaps it’s time you did. Recently, I was consulted by a distraught woman named Lisa. Lisa had lent her car to her daughter, Susan, so Susan could take her friends to the movies. Unfortunately, what … Continued

Whatever Happended to Vision Zero?

cyclist riding alongside Toronto streetcar Seventeen pedestrians were injured in separate incidents in the Toronto area on a rainy night in early November of 2018. After two years of press conferences, millions in infrastructure improvements, and repeated promises by the city of Toronto, pedestrian safety still goes out the window every time mother nature has a bad day. Vision Zero … Continued