Insurance companies slapped with millions in punitive d …

November 11th, 2014

Luciano Branco, a Canadian citizen, immigrated to Canada from Portugal at age 24. He became a highly qualified welder working throughout Canada, before taking a job at a gold mine in Kyrgyzstan with Cameco Corporation, a Saskatchewan based mining company. He relocated his family to Portugal and was later transferred from Cameco to its subsidiary […]

 

CATASTROPHIC IMPAIRMENT FOR ALL!

February 2nd, 2012

The Ontario Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Kusnierz v. Economical Mutual Insurance Company confirmed that psychological impairments should be combined with physical impairments to determine whether a car accident victim has suffered a catastrophic impairment.  This is an important decision for all victims of motor vehicle accidents in Ontario, who, according to current motor […]

 

Pain Clinic Conference

November 21st, 2011

DSF was a proud Platinum Sponsor of Toronto Rehab Pain Conference 2011 which was held on November 18th at the Hyatt Regence Toronto on King. Pain Management across the Continuum: Bridging the Gap from Acute Care to Rehabilitation and into the Community was a main theme and our lawyers: George Frank, David Derfel and David […]

 

Thin Skulled Plaintiffs may be able to Collect on Chron …

November 14th, 2011

When someone gets injured in an accident, any claim for damages must stem from injuries that resulted from the accident in question. In Heyward v. Young, a Nova Scotia Supreme Court case decided in 2011, the Plaintiff, who was injured after the defendant driver t-boned his car, suffered from severe migraine headaches, and an MRI […]

 
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