Matthew J. Sutton

Matthew J. Sutton

Associate

Practice areas

Practice highlights

Biography

Matt’s practice focuses on personal injury litigation.

Before joining Thomson Rogers in 2019, Matt was a partner of a well-respected insurance defence firm and practiced exclusively in the area of insurance defence litigation for over a decade. His practice included all areas of insurance litigation, including first and third party claims and disputes between insurers such as loss transfer and priority disputes.

Matt’s change in focus stems from his desire to help people receive the compensation they need to aide in their recovery.

Matt’s experience includes, but is not limited to, motor vehicle accidents, slip & falls, fire loss and injury, product liability,  and commercial host and occupier’s liability claims involving all levels of injury including catastrophic claims.

Matt has experience in all facets of the litigation and statutory accident benefit claims process: from the moment someone is unfortunately injured, through the commencement of their claim and/or application, right up until resolution or hearing. He regularly appears before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the License Appeal Tribunal.

Matt also acts on behalf of lawyers and paralegals in regulatory proceedings before the Law Society Tribunal.

Year of Call

2007

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Queen’s University (2003)
  • Bachelor of Law (LL.B.), University of Windsor (2006)
  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.), University of Detroit Mercy School of Law (2006)

Accreditations

  • The Advocates’ Society
  • Ontario Bar Association/Canadian Bar Association
  • Toronto Lawyer’s Association
  • Cambridge Club
  • Past member of the Canadian Defence Lawyers
  • Member of FAIR (Fair Association of Victims for Accident Insurance Reform)

Decisions Include

  • J.T. v. Wawanesa Mutual Inusrance Company, 2019 LAT 18-002690
  • Jonathan Leduc-Moreau v. Echelon General Insurance Company, 2016 FSCO A12-004919
  • Naamo v. Axa Insurance, 2014 FSCO A13-003753
  • Nga Thanh Tran v. TD Home & Auto insurance Company, 2014 FSCO A12-004354

Press


Blog

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PIA Webinar Series: The Pandemic Within The Pandemic – Strategies And Solutions For Keeping You Connected

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Don’t Let COVID-19 Distract You From The Road: Canada Implements Harsher Penalties

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Are City of Toronto Vision Zero Funding Efforts Enough to Make Our Roads Safer?

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Presentations

August 31, 2020

PIA Webinar Series: The Pandemic Within The Pandemic – Strategies And Solutions For Keeping You Connected

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Team Members


Resources

March 26, 2021

Best practices for health care providers in support of arbitrations and mediations

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August 30, 2020

Brain injury: The pandemic within the pandemic – strategies and solutions for keeping you connected

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June 03, 2020

Best practices for reporting in a virtual world

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