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New! This week the Court of Appeal for Ontario released significant cases touching on collateral benefit deduction, prejudgment interest, and retroactivity of the increased deductible.

The cases (EL- Khodr v Lackie and Cobb v Long Estate) and their implications will be discussed – along with other recent cases, legislative and regulatory initiatives in the personal injury field.

In one information-packed day, get a comprehensive review of the most important legislative, caselaw and practice developments that will have the greatest impact on personal injury practice in Ontario.

Topics covered will reflect the most recent developments as of September 2017, and are expected to include:

  • Top Ten Personal Injury Cases of the Past Twelve Months
  • Causation: The Essentials Updated (with Prof. Eric Knutsen, Queen’s University).
  • Fast, Inexpensive, Effective: A Practitioner Interviews Two Tough Judges On How to Get Your Case Resolved With Awe-Inspiring Efficiency
  • Summary Judgment in the PI Action: Demonstration and Commentary
  • Fee Arrangements, Referrals and Contingency Fees
  • Adverse Costs Insurance: A Minefield for Plaintiff’s Counsel?
  • Accident Benefits Update: SABS Coverage and LAT Procedure
  • Dealing With the Amendments to Rule 48
  • Evidentiary Matters in PI Cases: Recent Challenges and Opportunities



  • Richard M. Bogoroch, Bogoroch & Associates LLP
  • Susan E. Gunter, Dutton Brock LLP


Group Discounts and Financial Assistance

Please note that the group discount is only available when paying for members of the same organization, at the same time, and payment is made with one invoice.  For financial assistance, please email financialaid-opd@osgoode.yorku.ca

Webcast Fee per Delegate

2-3 delegates: 25% off program fee
4-10 delegates: 30% off program fee
11+ delegates: 35% off program fee
Boardroom rates available.


The video stream, including a link to the program materials will be sent to you via email as soon as payment is successfully processed.


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Program Details

Delivery Method

Web - On Demand

Date Recorded
September 27, 2017
Running Time


Fee per Delegate

$725 plus HST

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Eligible CPD Credit Hours


Who Should Attend

  • Personal injury lawyers (plaintiffs’ and defendants’/insurers’
  • In-house litigation counsel (private and public sectors)
  • Insurance adjusters/claims managers

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“Excellent program…practical tips on substantive, procedural and ethical issues.”

Shaneka Taylor,
Boghosian + Allen LLP

“Incredibly insightful program by seasoned experts in their respective fields, useful for both the plaintiff and insurance bars”

Amer Pasalic

“The Personal Injury Update is what goes in my calendar every year”

Patrick Murphy,
Donnelly & Murphy

“Great sessions focusing on a number of areas of value…just the right amount”

Lorne Sabsay,
Sabsay Lawyers


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