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We are very excited about our firm’s ongoing success. We are continuing to grow with more lawyers and support staff joining us …read more
We are delighted to announce that Rose Leto has been offered Partnership with our firm. Congratulations Rose, we look forward to your many years of continued success …read more
Called to the bar in 1970, Gary Neinstein has been practicing almost exclusively in personal injury law from the start. He has always been a champion for the underdog. He has fearlessly advocated for survivors of trauma, and earned a reputation as a tenacious trial lawyer…read more
Greg Neinstein chaired another successful event. On June 14, 2012, legal and rehabilitation professionals, caregivers, family and friends gathered to raise awareness of brain injury by participating in the 8th Annual Mix and Mingle for Brain Injury…read more
We are proud to announce Stacy Koumarelas as the newest partner at Neinstein. Stacy has established herself as a diligent lawyer, skilled negotiator and dedicated mentor…read more
As the year ends, we wish for you and your family much health and happiness. May you have a festive season and great success in the New Year…read more
Once again, the Liberal government has quietly, without any input or debate from various stakeholders, such as plaintiff lawyers, health care providers and above all accident victims passed legislation that radically changes and restricts our clients’ ability to claim Attendant Care and Medical & Rehabilitation Benefits…read more
In “Brown and Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group”, the insurer demanded 5 in person assessments in response to our client’s application for catastrophic benefits (OCF­19). Greg Neinstein and Sebastian Gallagher rejected this approach and stated that this was a legal test…read more
This year’s holiday initiative was inspired by the spirit of doing a Mitzvah, the Hebrew word meaning a good deed or an act of human kindness. The idea was simple: to spread warmth to those who would be needing it most this season…read more
Neinstein LLP is excited to announce that Duncan Embury has joined the partnership and will be heading our Medical Malpractice Group…read more
Once again, Neinstein LLP is honoured to be nominated by Canadian Lawyer Magazine as one of Canada’s Top 10 Personal Injury Law Firms. This survey highlights firms from across Canada who have showed exemplary service throughout the years…read more
Yesterday, Finance Minister Charles Sousa announced further restrictions to Accident Benefits coverage in Ontario…read more
The Ontario government is proposing reducing accident benefits. Victims of a car accident will face more suffering if the Ontario government’s changes to cut auto insurance benefits are made…read more
Neinstein is proud to announce our partners recommended by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory…read more
Neinstein LLP wishes you a warn holiday seasons and a prosperous New Year…read more
Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers is excited to announce the launch of our new website! We are very proud of our team of lawyers and the quality of work that we provide.…read more
Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers is proud to announce that Gary QC., Greg, and Jeff Neinstein, and Duncan Embury have been voted into the 2016 edition of the prestigious Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.…read more

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How medical evaluations impact Ontario’s insurance and accident benefits systems

Photo credit: maveric2003/Flickr

Photo credit: maveric2003/Flickr

In 2006, it was revealed during testimony for Macdonald v. SunLife Assurance Company of Canada that a doctor’s medical report had been rewritten by the clinic which had brokered it on SunLife’s behalf. Ten years later, not much has changed, and Macdonald is a familiar touchstone in arguments against Ontario’s troubled auto insurance and accident benefits systems.

Independent medical evaluations (IME) are common in insurance claims lawsuits. In an ideal world, medical experts would be brought in to provide unbiased evidence on the accident victims’ injuries. But according to Toronto lawyer Loretta Merritt, procuring a genuinely impartial medical evaluation has become a costly and complicated endeavor, and assessment clinics are part of the problem. read more…

High-profile cycling accidents prompt calls for improved road safety in Ottawa

Laurier segregated bike lane. Credit: OttawaAC/Wikimedia Commons

Laurier segregated bike lane. Credit: OttawaAC/Wikimedia Commons

In Ottawa, cycling advocates have been energized by the death of 23-year-old Nusrat Jahan, who was killed September 1 in a collision on a Laurier Ave bike lane. Jahan, the daughter of a diplomat working at the Bangladesh High Commission, was ‘right-hooked’ by a Tomlinson Environmental Services truck and pronounced dead at the scene. The collision was one of three serious cycling accidents which occurred in Ottawa in a span of five days. read more…

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