Trends in Litigation

Conestoga Chapter Office

515 Riverbend Drive, Unit 101, Kitchener, ON, N2K 3S3 [Map]
Date and Time: October 08, 2014 9 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Recent decisions in the courts and at the Financial Services Commission underscore the need to keep up-to-date in order to properly manage your day to day file handling and respond effectively to coverage issues.

At this half day PROedge seminar, you will learn about the most recent decisions on topical issues in the areas of Catastrophic impairment, the MIG and Incurred Expenses. Our experience trial counsel will review the most recent trends, discuss the implications and comment on strategies to follow in response to claims as they arise.

Learning Outcomes:

Ten Things (More or Less) To Know Since February 1, 2014

  • Ontario Regulation 347/13 – February 1, 2014
  • Elections
  • Non- Earner Benefits - Galdamez and Allstate and Sietzema and Economical
  • Limits on Attendant Care Benefits
  • Incurred Expenses
  • Simser and Aviva – Arbitration and Appeal Decision
  • Minor Injury Guideline - Scarlett and Belair – Appeal Decision
  • Notices Under Section 38 – Augustin and Unifund
  • Transition Rules for the February 1, 2014 changes
  • How do you incorporate all of this into your day to day file handling?


Catastrophic Impairment

  • 2010 SABS
  • Value of CAT Benefits vs Non-Cat Benefits
  • Whole Person Impairment
  • WPI with no Psychological Impairment
  • Brain Impairment
  • Mental and Behavioural Impairment
  • Combination of Psychological and Physical Impairment
  • Causation Issues

Seminar Leaders

Daniel Strigberger, CRM, LL.B & Helen Friedman, LL.B, Partners, Miller Thomson, LLP

Ashleigh Leon, LL.B. , Caroline Meyer, CRM, J.D. , and Gabe Flatt J.D., Associates, Miller Thomson LLP

3 CE hours (Ontario/Alberta/Manitoba)

Prices listed are for IIO Members
- Prices below DO NOT include HST.
- Non-members and renewing members please add the 2014-2015 IIO membership fee.
- Sorry, no refunds. Credit notes issued only with 24 hour written notice.

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