Consumers' Rights: How to fight back when the "goods" are bad

By Adam Tanel

(Published in OTLA's The Litigator, March 2015)

Products must be fit for their ordinary use or their primary purpose.

The Sale of Goods Act (SGA) was initially conceived as consumer rights legislation, meant to protect the masses from unscrupulous merchants. However, a survey of recent SGA ...


PIA Law Practical Strategies Webinar: Auto Insurance Forum for Health Care Professionals

Date: April 28, 2015

PIA Law will broadcast a free open forum to provide practical strategies to assist health care professionals in meeting the needs of their clients, getting paid, and dealing with “incurred”. This is an opportunity to ASK THE EXPERTS; leading adjusters, lawyers and accident benefits specialists tough questions.



Looking for Reform in All the Wrong Places

By Richard Halpern

I have read the article “Disjointed – A Look at Joint and Several Liability” published in the Q2-2014 MSA Quarterly Outlook Report.  The author is the “Insurance Bureau of Canada”, but no single author takes “credit” for the article.  The article continues on what I see as a repeating theme...


9th Annual Personal Injury Charity Hockey Challenge for Spinal Cord Research

Date: April 16, 2015

Thomson, Rogers is proud to be a sponsor of the 9th Annual Personal Injury Charity Hockey Challenge.

For more information and to register, please click HERE



PIA Law recognized by SickKids as their Donor of the Week

As a proud founding member of PIA Law, Thomson, Rogers is honoured to have been recognized by SickKids as their Donor of the Week.

Click HERE for more Donor Stories.



Personal Injury Law: Westerhof a welcome decision that will reduce litigation costs

By Darcy Merkur

While litigation experts hired by a party to a lawsuit must comply with the comprehensive expert report rules set out in Rule 53.03 of the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure, participant experts such as treating health practitioners and non-party experts such as those hired by a non-party insurer don’t need to comply with the rule in order to provide expert opinion...


MADD Canada’s National Conference for Victims of Impaired Driving

Date: April 24 - 26, 2015

Each April, MADD Canada hosts its National Conference for Victims’ of Impaired Driving. Delegates from across Canada come together to share their experiences and honour those who have been killed or injured as a result of impaired driving. Victims/survivors who have lost loved ones or been injured themselves in impaired driving crashes come together to share their experiences.

Thomson, Rogers' partner,...


Rehabilitation & Life Care Planning Symposium 2015

Date: Thursday, April 23, 2015

Thomson, Rogers is proud to be a Silver sponsor of this year's Rehabilitation & Life Care Planning Symposium.

DMARehability Health Management Solutions, Ontario Brian Injury Association and Spinal Cord Injury Ontario have partnered once again to provide a one day symposium with a focus specifically on professional and ethical issues for the Life Care Planner.

For more information, please...


Personal Injury Law: New ruling establishes that any financial outlay is an economic loss

By Darcy Merkur

A recent Financial Services Commission of Ontario arbitration decision has confirmed that any financial outlay by a service provider can qualify as an economic loss within the meaning of the definition of "incurred" in subsection 3(7)(e) of the Ontario statutory accident benefits schedule.

In the arbitration decision...