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Trending Issues for Personal Injury and Insurance Defence Lawyers - Part 1

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Trending Issues for Personal Injury and Insurance Defence Lawyers - Part 1
Credits (Ontario)
Substantive: 1.0
Presenter(s)
Alison Burrison
Carlie Flynn
Michell Mainprize
Source
Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA)
Provider
CPDOnline.ca
Language
English
Length
1 hour
$99.00 plus tax
TLA Personal Injury Conference
Includes handouts

Improve your chances of success. Don’t miss out on delving deeper into current issues critical in the personal injury field, including:

  • An overview of the new accident benefits arbitration process under the License Appeal Tribunal
  • Toolkit to avoid an administrative dismissal
  • Litigation loans and what to tell your clients

Join our noted speakers for an evening of open discussion aimed to assist you in developing best practices.

Alison Burrison:

  • Litigation Loans: Lessons that can be Learned by Plaintiff Lawyers from Gnys v Narbutt 2015 ONSC 5924
  • With the ever-decreasing Statutory Accident Benefits available to injured persons in Ontario, many plaintiff lawyers will be facing the dilemma of how to bridge the financial gap for their clients until their tort claim can be settled. The decision of
  • Gnys v Narbutt, is a recent and important decision regarding litigation loans. Alison Burrison, Partner at McLeish Orlando LLP will speak about this case and provide her thoughts on the information that plaintiff lawyers need to provide to their clients when discussing and offering the option of litigation loans.

Michelle Mainprize:

  • Navigating Arbitration Proceedings under the LAT
  • In addition to providing an overview of new accident benefits arbitration process under the License Appeal Tribunal (LAT), which came into effect on April 1, 2016, Michelle will share valuable anecdotal discussion of what counsel have experienced so far on both sides, such as evidentiary and production issues at the case conference stage and before a hearing, what evidence adjudicators are looking for or emphasizing, the format of the hearing (written, oral, hybrid), witness issues, etc.
  • This will prove helpful particularly to those who are just getting their feet wet in the system.

Presenter(s)

Alison Burrison

Carlie Flynn

Michell Mainprize

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