On November 4, 2020, Stephen Birman presented to the Standing Committee on Justice policy regarding Thomson Rogers’ opposition to Bill 218, which proposes to limit liability for long term care operators in respect of the spread of Covid-19. Written submissions prepared by Stephen Birman and Lucy Jackson can be found here
On October 23, 2020 Thomson Rogers’ personal injury lawyers Stephen Birman and Ava Williams presented on “COVID-19 and Aviva Business Interruption Insurance” at the OTLA 2020 Fall Conference LIVE Virtual: The Case Goes On. The presentation focused on the following key topics: What is Business Interruption Insurance Claims for Physical Loss and COVID-19 Extended Policy … Continued
The certification stage in class action lawsuits has traditionally been considered the Holy Grail, signaling to successful plaintiffs that a settlement is probably just around the corner. But now, an increasing number of defendants aren’t rolling over at that point — instead they’re pushing cases towards trial. Article: Certification not the Holy Grail anymore
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