Your Advantage – Loss of Competitive Advantage

Presented at the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association 2017 Spring Conference | April 2017

Wendy Moore Mandel, personal injury lawyer in Toronto Income loss claims can represent a significant portion of damage awards in personal injury claims.  If the Plaintiff had a settled line of work over time and is no longer able to continue working due to a personal injury, the resultant income loss is a relatively easy calculation that is simply presented.  However, many Plaintiffs … Continued

Preparing for the Licence Appeal Tribunal (LAT) Hearing: Considerations of the Applicant

The Advocates' Society | Licence Appeal Tribunal (LAT) Advocacy | April 7, 2017

Wendy Moore Mandel, personal injury lawyer in Toronto Prior to commencing a LAT hearing, Applicants should consider the following: Know the Law The LAT is not bound by any of the precedent established by FSCO. This is especially troubling because it has taken years to interpret some of the language of the SABS and that history has provided some amount of certainty to … Continued

Getting to CAT: A Roadmap for Health Care Professionals

Toronto ABI Network Conference | November 10, 2016

Paper - Getting to CAT: A Roadmap for Health Care Professional This paper is essential reading for any health care professional working with catastrophically (CAT) injured accident victims who is interested in understanding the GOS-E. Personal injury lawyer Stacey L. Stevens provides a series of best practices to be followed in light of the recent changes to the catastrophic impairment definition ranging from the initial client … Continued

Catastrophic SABS Amendments: How Catastrophic Are They?

Brain Injury Association of Niagara Conference: Demystifying Brain Injury | October 27, 2016

David Payne and Adam Tanel, personal injury lawyers Toronto On June 1, 2016, significant changes to the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS) came into effect. These changes include: Cutting the combined limit for attendant care benefits and medical rehabilitation benefits from $2,000,000.00 to $1,000,000.00; Cutting off non-earner benefits after 2 years; Eliminating the GCS criterion for catastrophic impairment; The introduction of diagnostic imaging and … Continued

Preparing for Examination-in-Chief of the Expert

Presented at PIA Law's Practical Strategies for Experts: Testifying Without Fear Conference | October 20, 2016

Craig Brown, best personal injury lawyer On October 20, 2016, Thomson, Rogers’ personal injury lawyer Craig Brown presented on “Preparing for Examination-in-Chief of the Expert” at the PIA Law Practical Strategies for Experts: Testifying Without Fear conference. Excerpt of paper: The purpose of this paper is to provide practical assistance to counsel and experts who are preparing for trial.  To provide … Continued