Thomson Rogers is one of the largest civil litigation firms in Toronto. Since 1936, the firm has evolved into one of the largest personal injury law firms in Ontario and has been recognized by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and by Canadian Lawyer Magazine. Thomson Rogers’ personal injury, family law, class action, and land use litigation teams are regularly sought out for their experience and advocacy skills. Their lawyers represent clients before the Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada and, often, before administrative boards and tribunals across the province.
“With over 80 years of helping plaintiffs, our teams of litigators have one simple goal, to secure the best result for our clients. We are keenly aware that our people—lawyers, clerks, assistants alike—are our most important asset. Our people are passionate, strategic, and focused on our client needs today and what they will need in the future,” Stephen D’Agostino, Managing Partner.
Class Action: (Contact: L. Craig Brown, Darcy Merkur, Robert Ben, Stephen Birman) The Thomson Rogers’ class action team specializes in the areas of personal injury, product liability and institutional abuse. Our team was actively involved in the Indian Residential Schools Settlement and together with others, negotiated a successful settlement of over $4 Billion for those clients. Thomson Rogers’ experienced litigators continue to take on complex class action claims to obtain decisions and settlements for thousands of plaintiffs.
Family/Matrimonial Litigation: (Contact: George Karahotzitis, Melanie Larock, Megan Edmiston) It is essential to know your rights and obligations on marriage, cohabitation, separation and divorce in order to enforce those rights, meet your obligations and protect your family’s future.
Few other practice areas touch so many Canadians and engage as many areas of law. Each case is as different as each family and navigating the issues in every case requires a dynamic approach. The family law lawyers at Thomson Rogers are dedicated to the exclusive practice of family law and have extensive experience managing complicated matters, employing an integrated team approach to best serve our clients.
Personal Injury Litigation: (Contact: L. Craig Brown, Leonard Kunka, David MacDonald, Sloan Mandel, Michael Bennett, Darcy Merkur, Aleks Mladenovic, Robert Ben, Ian Furlong, Stacey Stevens, Kate Cahill, Deanna Gilbert, Stephen Birman, Carr Hatch) Personal injury issues are complex and often require prompt action due to strict time limits. Thomson Rogers has the well-deserved reputation for taking on the most complex and challenging personal injury cases and delivering results. Thomson Rogers has the honour of being selected as one of Canada’s Top 10 Personal Injury Boutiques by Canadian Lawyer Magazine.
The lawyers at Thomson Rogers prosecute a wide variety of severe trauma and personal injury actions involving:
Car and motorcycle accidents
Slip and fall
Boating and jet ski accidents
ATV, dirt bike accidents
Snow mobile accidents
Faulty products and Products Liability
Car insurance claims
Assaults, including sexual assaults Or any occurrence resulting in:
Serious personal injury
Spinal cord injury
Municipal, Planning and Expropriation Law: (Contact: Stephen D’Agostino (Managing Partner), Jeff Wilker, Al Burton, David Germain, Denitza Koev) Their mission is to provide the highest level of service as efficiently as possible, based on our breadth of expertise, innovative solutions, and results-oriented approach.
For over six decades, the municipal, planning and expropriation law group at Thomson Rogers has represented municipalities, developers, school boards, public agencies, and ratepayers at the conference table, in mediations, at hearings before the Ontario Land Tribunal and at trial in the Courts.
Practice areas include but are not limited to:
• Representing clients before Courts and tribunals, including the Ontario Land Tribunal
• Judicial review applications
• Municipal Jurisdiction
• Advice on Planning Act applications, processing, and Municipal Comprehensive Reviews
• Bylaws and Municipal Agreements
• Expropriation advice to both landowners and expropriating authorities, representing clients before the Ontario Land Tribunal and the Courts
• Advising on permitted uses of lands, including quarries and gravel pits
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