New Partners - Deanna Gilbert and Stephen Birman

We are pleased to announce Deanna Gilbert and Stephen Birman are now partners with Thomson, Rogers.

Deanna Gilbert - Partner ...

An Unwelcome Surprise Change to Claiming Ontario Attendant Care Benefits

The Ontario government recently blindsided the personal injury community with a further amendment to the Ontario Statutory Accident Benefit Schedule (SABS) designed to essentially eliminate the possibility of friends and family members providing paid attendant care services to injured loved ones following a motor vehicle accident.

The contentious change relates to the revised definition of ‘incurred’ within subsection 3(7)(e) of the SABS.  As of September 1, 2010, the definition...