Tamara Tomomitsu

Tamara Tomomitsu  

Partner

Executive Summary

Tamara Tomomitsu practises civil litigation with an emphasis on the defence of first and third-party automobile claims including catastrophic injury claims involving brain and spinal cord injuries. Her practice also includes the defence of municipal liability claims, disability insurance claims, defence and prosecution of subrogation claims, and advisement on various insurance coverage issues. Tamara is a partner in the Toronto office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP.

Representative Work

  • Advises and represents insurers on statutory accident benefit matters, with a focus on catastrophic injury claims.
  • Advises and represents insurers on casualty and property matters, including third-party motor vehicle claims and occupiers' liability claims.
  • Advises and represents negligence claims against municipalities involving maintenance and design of roadways and sidewalks.
  • Advises and represents insurers on disability claim matters, including interpretation of disability contracts.
  • Provides opinions to insurance and municipal clients on a variety of matters including statutory interpretation (i.e., Municipal Act, City of Toronto Act, Negligence Act, Insurance Act and Limitations Act).

Publications & Presentations

  • Author, "Litigating North of the Border? Here's What You Need to Know – Part II," ABA Trial Techniques Committee Newsletter, March 2012 (with Rebecca Bush).
  • Author, "Litigating North of the Border? Here's What You Need to Know – Part I," ABA Trial Techniques Committee Newsletter, December 2011 (with Rebecca Bush).
  • Author, "Case Comment on State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. v. Privacy Commission and Attorney General of Canada," Canadian Journal of Insurance Law, January 2011 (with Scott Jones).
  • Speaker, "Top 10 Accident Benefit Cases in 2009-2010," Osgoode Hall Continuing Legal Education, September 2010.
  • Speaker, "A Review of Issues Surrounding Income Replacement Benefits," Insight Continuing Legal Education, September 2009.
  • Contributing Author, Ontario Accident Benefits Case Summaries, CCH, September 2000-February 2002.