David Payne

PartnerThomson, RogersPersonal Injury (Ontario)

David A. Payne is a partner at the law firm of Thomson, Rogers. David's trial practice includes personal injury law, insurance law, bad faith litigation, breach of contract, medical malpractice and estate litigation.

David A. Payne is a partner at the law firm of Thomson, Rogers. David's trial practice includes personal injury law, insurance law, bad faith litigation, breach of contract, medical malpractice and estate litigation.

David has been a guest lecturer before the Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association and Le Bureau de Qu├ębec. He has graded exams at the Bar Admission Course and has been a guest lecturer before numerous health care associations and facilities.

In the community, David has coached youth hockey and soccer teams. He has been a local cub and scout leader. He has served on the Board of Directors of his local daycare and his local rate payers' association. He is presently keenly involved in turning a parking lot in his community into a park. He was a Director of Save Our City, a charitable organization advocating for fair tax assessment. He is an active hockey player and equestrian.

Education

  • Queen's University, LL.B., 1982
  • Dalhousie University, B.A., 1978

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 1984

Experience

  • H. v. Lombard General Insurance Co. of Canada, [2007] O.F.S.C.D. No. 29, [2007] O.F.S.C.D. No. 193
  • Monteiro v. Aviva Canada Inc., [2004] O.F.S.C.D. No. 54
  • Bolger v. CGU Insurance Co. of Canada, [2003] O.F.S.C.I.D. No. 73, [2003] O.F.S.C.I.D. No. 88
  • Federow v. Kingsway General Insurance Co., [2000] O.F.S.C.I.D. No. 188
  • Allstate Insurance Co. of Canada v. Brown, [1998] O.J. No. 2318 (Gen. Div.)
  • Brown v. Allstate Insurance Co. of Canada, [1997] O.I.C.D. No. 144

Associations

  • The Advocates' Society
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Metropolitan Toronto Lawyers Association
  • Ontario Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice