Accident Benefits: Overview and Benefit Framework

On June 7, 2018, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital and March of Dimes Canada, in collaboration with Thomson, Rogers, hosted the Children & Youth with Brain Injuries: Practical Strategies Workshop. Deanna Gilbert, personal injury lawyer and a partner at Thomson, Rogers, presented on “Accident Benefits: Overview & Benefit Framework“. Some of the topics covered in … Continued

ABR Updater: Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule Discriminates Against Chronic Pain Victims And Violates Charter Rights

On September 14, 2017, FSCO Arbitrator Benjamin Drory declared that the Minor Injury Guideline (“MIG”) insofar as it applies to “chronic pain” victims of motor vehicle accidents is unconstitutional and in violation of section 15 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The decision rendered in Abyan v. Sovereign General Insurance Company is a landmark ruling … Continued