Partner announcement

Thomas Gold Pettingill LLP Welcomes Erin Morgan as Partner

January 9, 2019

Areas of practice & Experience

Erin Morgan is a partner of Thomas Gold Pettingill, having joined the firm in 2016. Erin’s practice at the firm focuses on representing and defending clients in liability and statutory accident benefits claims, including priority disputes. Erin has experience representing insurers before the Licence Appeal Tribunal and Financial Services Commission of Ontario. She also has experience in plaintiff personal injury litigation, giving her a unique and well-round perspective to represent insurers in liability and accident benefits disputes.

Reported decisions
Bronzman v Travelers, LAT 17-003671/AABS (Adjudicator Hines, April 5, 2018) – Successfully defended claim for medical/rehabilitation benefits. Adjudicator Hines agreed with insurer that the claimant’s injuries fell within the MIG.

ZH v Travelers Canada, LAT 17-005291/AABS (Adjudicator Paluch, March 14, 2018) – Preliminary hearing decision on the ability of an insurer to request s. 44 Insurer’s Examinations following receipt and review of updated medical documentation.

JN v Travelers, LAT Case 17-000889/AABS (Adjudicator Gosio, February 9, 2018) – Dispute over entitlement to pre and post-104 week IRBs and medical/rehabilitation benefits. Adjudicator Gosio adopted insurer’s argument that the “but for” causation test should apply to accident benefits disputes.

Applicant v Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company (Travelers Canada), LAT 16-004660/AABS (Adjudicator Watt, November 28, 2017) – Successfully defended claim for medical/rehabilitation benefits based on procedural deficiencies.

PJ v Continental Casualty Insurance Company, LAT 16-004272/AABS (Adjudicator Treksler, August 24, 2017) – Acted for insurer in respect of claim for medical/rehabilitation benefits.

KS v The Dominion of Canada General Insurance, LAT 16-002099/AABS (Adjudicator Treksler, August 3, 2017) – Successfully defended claim for attendant care and medical/rehabilitation benefits.

MB v The Dominion of Canada General Insurance, LAT 16-001825/AABS (Adjudicator Bickley, January 19, 2017) – Successfully obtained dismissal of application.

Sureshkumar v State Farm Automobile Insurance Co., FSCO A13-003251 (Arbitrator Gueller, October 17, 2016) – Successfully obtained dismissal of arbitration with costs.

Thomas Gold Pettingill LLP

Thomas Gold Pettingill LLP is a preeminent litigation law firm focusing on complex insurance disputes. The firm represents insurance companies in the defence of significant claims and provides insurance coverage advice to insurers corporate policyholders.

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Erin Morgan

Thomas Gold Pettingill LLP

Law School

University of Toronto

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Insurance Defence