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Thomson, Rogers is proud to congratulate partner Darcy Merkur on being elected to a three year term on the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association's Board of Directors.


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.

Darcy Merkur and Barbara O'Gorman of Thomson, Rogers will be part of the experts panel.

Click on the following link to Register for PIA Law Practical Strategies Webinar


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 evidence at trial, according to the Ontario Court of Appeal in its pragmatic and much-anticipated decision in Westerhof v. Gee.