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The best single-day overview of recent caselaw, legislative and practice developments in the accident benefits field, delivered by experts. This program has established itself as the annual must-attend event for everyone working in AB matters, including: lawyers, paralegals, adjudicators, adjusters and claims examiners.

Join us as a distinguished faculty provides key insights into the questions you’ll regularly face, in an area still undergoing significant transformation. Topics include:

  • Most Important AB Cases of the Previous Twelve Months
  • Life at the LAT in 2020: What We’ve Learned About the New System
  • Most Effective Approaches To Expert Evidence In AB Cases
  • The CAT Came Back: The Latest on Catastrophic Impairment and On Readying Yourself For When A Potential CAT Case Crosses Your Desk
  • ‘Quick Hits’: What You Need To Know In Four Important/Tricky Areas (Limitation Periods and AB Cases, “Medical Reasons”, the Minor Injury Guideline (MIG), and Causation)
  • Ethical & Professional Issues To Watch Out For In AB Cases


Program Chairs

  • Alexander M. Voudouris, Pace Law Firm
  • Catherine A. Korte, McCague Borlack LLP


  • Lisa Armstrong, Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP
  • Michelle Arzaga, Pace Law Firm
  • Maia L. Bent, Lerners LLP
  • J. Claude Blouin, Blouin, Dunn LLP
  • Sharon C. Dagan, Senior Counsel, Practice Group Leader – Accident Benefits, Gorbet & Associates
  • Greg C. Gilhooly, McNally Gervan LLP
  • Michelle F. Jorge, Jewell Radamisis Jorge LLP
  • Heather Kawaguchi, Kawaguchi Krajden LLP
  • Sven H. Mascarenhas, Gilbert Kirby Stringer LLP
  • Dr. C. Bruce Paitich, FRCS(C), Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Steve Rastin, Rastin & Associates
  • Philippa G. Samworth, Dutton Brock LLP


Fees include attendance, program materials, lunch and break refreshments.

Program Changes

We will make every effort to present the certificate program as advertised, but it may be necessary to change the dates, location, speakers or content with little or no notice. In the event of program cancellation, York University and Osgoode Hall Law School’s liability is limited to reimbursement of paid fees.

Cancellations and Substitutions

Substitution of registrants is permitted at any time. If you are unable to find a substitute, a full refund is available if a cancellation request is received in writing 14 days prior to the program date. If a cancellation request is made with less than 14 days notice, a $75 administration fee will apply. No other refund is available.


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Program Lawyer

If you have any questions or would like more information please contact:
Paul Truster 

Program Details

Date & Time

February 20, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST
In-Person and Webcast

Online Replay 
March 25, 2020
Register for Online Replay


Osgoode Professional Development Centre,
1 Dundas St. W., 26th Floor Toronto, ON

Fee per Delegate

$695 + HST

Newly Licensed (2017-Present): $347.50 + HST

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Eligible CPD Credit Hours


Who Should Attend

  • Personal injury lawyers (plaintiff’s/applicant’s and defendant’s/insurers’, including in-house insurance company litigation counsel) in Ontario
  • Paralegals and litigation law clerks
  • Insurance adjusters and claims examiners
  • Accident benefits claims adjudicators

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“Very good…All the instructors were well versed and great speakers. It was a delight to be able to meet [them]”
Neha Prabhakar, Hillier & Hillier

Hotels & Parking

If you require accommodations in downtown Toronto, OsgoodePD has arranged Corporate Rates with several hotels within walking distance of our downtown conference centre.

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