Pedestrian-Motor Vehicle Accidents: Tort & Accident Benefits Law to Know

Presented at the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario | May 29, 2019

Deanna Gilbert I was consulted this year by the family of someone who had been walking in a pedestrian crossover when she was struck by a motor vehicle.  The family made a point of telling me that there was little information on-line for injured victims and their families to learn about the rights and/or legal issues applicable … Continued

Best Practices for Vocational Evaluators in Preparing Expert Reports and Testifying in Court

Presented at the Canadian Assessment, Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment Society Conference | May 30, 2018

Stephen Birman, best personal injury lawyer Stephen Birman, a personal injury lawyer and a partner at Thomson Rogers, presented on “Best Practices for Vocational Evaluators in Preparing Expert Reports and Testifying in Court” at the Canadian Assessment, Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment Society conference on May 30, 2018, in Kingston, Ontario. For a copy of the presentation, please contact Stephen Birman … Continued

Legal Rights of Family Members

Presented at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital | Training for Professionals in BIFI & BIFI-A Workshops | April 4, 2019

Darcy Merkur, best personal injury lawyer Toronto On April 4, 2019, Thomson Rogers’ personal injury lawyer Darcy Merkur presented at the Training for Professionals in Brain Injury Family Intervention for Adults and Adolescents (BIFI & BIFI-A) Workshops hosted by Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. His presentation on Legal Rights of Family Members focussed on the following: Tort Rights Accident Benefit Entitlement Complicating Factors View his presentation … Continued

Practice Tips for Drafting Motions

Presented at the Ontario Bar Association | October 30, 2018

There is a certain art to preparing and bringing motions. In this paper, “Practice Tips for Drafting Motions“, Thomson Rogers’ Melanie Larock provides tips on how to draft motion materials for family law motions, common evidentiary principles applicable to motions and how to avoid common drafting pitfalls. If you have any questions, please contact Melanie at 416-868-3231 … Continued

Preparing to Give Evidence at Trial

Presented at the Toronto ABI Network Conference | November 15, 2018

Robert Ben, personal injury lawyer Many personal injury victims have legal claims for compensation. When those claims go to trial, the outcome often turns on the oral testimony of treating health practitioners and expert witnesses. An unprepared witness can spell disaster for a case and for the witness’ professional credibility. In this article, Robert M. Ben provides a primer on … Continued