We will then call upon experts in the forensic assessment
of vehicle and human behavior to discuss where the technology is today, and
where it is headed tomorrow, through a lens to how liability is and could be
contested in MVAs with alleged driver and municipal negligence.
Although the future is uncertain, by being informed about
current technology and trends you can you best prepare yourself for a future
with autonomous vehicles.
RIBO Hours: 3 Hours Techincal (Pending)
Jamie J. Catania, B.E.Sc., M.Eng.,
President & Practice Lead, Collision
-30- Forensic Engineering
Jamie Catania is the President at
-30- Forensic Engineering and Practice Lead of the Collision Reconstruction
& Personal Injury Group. He has specialized in the
study of collisions
and mechanical failures for 25 years, been the lead engineer in thousands of
investigations, and is qualified to perform all aspects of
reconstruction. Mr. Catania is frequently invited by the legal and
insurance communities to provide his perspective on matters within his field and
active role in guiding the practise of forensic engineering in his
professional community. He has been qualified on numerous occasions as an expert
levels of the court system in Ontario and British Columbia, for
both plaintiff and defence.
Adam Campbell, B.Kin., Ph.D.
Lead, Human Factors
-30- Forensic Engineering
Dr. Campbell has
considerable professional experience investigating the consequences of typical
and abnormal human behaviours in matters of personal
injury, motor vehicle
accidents and slip/trip and falls. He is a qualified expert in Human Factors,
Driver and Pedestrian Behaviour, the Analysis of Driver Behaviour
& Falls in the Superior Court of Justice and has testified in multiple
Dr. Campbell’s combined academic and research
experiences span the fields of human behaviour, neurophysiology and the neural
control of movement, for
which he has authored multiple high-impact,
peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Campbell’s research program aims to
understand the capacities and
limitations of the human nervous system in
perceiving and responding to cues in the environment. He regularly performs peer
reviews for scholarly societies,
including the American Physiological Society
and the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.
Jason Rabin, B.A., LLB
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Jason Rabin is a Senior Associate in
the Ottawa office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and member of its Autonomous
Vehicles practice group. Jason practices civil litigation with an emphasis on
insurance defence. Jason has acted for a variety of insurance, corporate,
municipal and other clients over the course of his eleven years of practice as
both defence and subrogation counsel. Jason is experienced in handling both
personal injury and property damage claims and has special expertise
vehicle accidents, occupiers' liability, products liability, municipal
liability, construction liability and professional liability.
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