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The essential annual event for anyone working in the Accident Benefits field in Ontario—addressing the key caselaw and administrative/procedural developments that you need for successful practice in this area. Get expert perspectives online from your home or office

Fully updated in light of developments up to February 21, with topics such as:

  • A survey of the most important AB-related cases since the previous program
  • Arbitration hearings and other current procedural matters at the Licence Appeal Tribunal
  • Recent developments in catastrophic impairment
  • Settling the AB case, including partial/full settlement, parties under disability, interplay of AB and tort, and compliance with s.9.1 of Ont Reg. 664
  • The tie that binds: stare decisis at the LAT and its practical implications
  • “Quick hits”:
    • Calculation of income replacement benefits (IRB’s)for self-employed applicants
    • Limitations since Tomec
    • Reconsiderations, appeals and JRs: which to choose and why?
  • Ethical and professional issues for accident benefits practitioners — and incorporating both plaintiffs’/applicants’ and defendants’/respondents perspectives!


Program Chairs

  • Sharon C. Dagan, Senior Counsel, Practice Group Leader, Accident Benefits, Van Arnhem & Associates
  • Alexander M. Voudouris, Senior Litigator, Pace Law Firm


  • Cara L. Boddy, Evans, Philp LLP
  • Joseph A. Cescon, McLeish Orlando LLP
  • Laura Emmett, Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP
  • Steven A. Glowinsky, Glowinsky Law
  • Dr. William H. Gnam, TS Medical Centre
  • Trevor R. Guy, Counsel, Legal Services Unit, Tribunals Ontario, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)
  • Jason L. Hepburn, Van Arnhem & Associates
  • Meghan M. Hull Jacquin, Howie, Sacks and Henry LLP
  • Michelle F. Jorge, Jewell Radimisis Jorge LLP
  • D. Stephen Jovanovic, Associate Chair, Licence Appeal Tribunal
  • Heather L. Kawaguchi, Kawaguchi Krajden LLP
  • Amanda Lennox, Laxton Glass LLP
  • Christopher Schnarr, Thomas Gold Pettingill LLP
  • Kadey Schultz, SchultzFrost LLP
  • Shalini Thomas, Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP



After your purchase is complete, the course will appear in the Order History of your OsgoodePD account with a link to "View Program". Once you click "View Program" you will be forwarded to the Zoom meeting for the webinar. This will be unlocked on the day of the program. You will have access to the content for 120 days.

Program Changes

We will make every effort to present the program as advertised, but it may be necessary to change the dates, location, speakers or content with little or no notice.


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Program Recorded: February 23, 2021

Program Details

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Program Details

Date & Time

March 23, 2021
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST


Online – Web - Replay

Fee per Delegate

$695 + HST

Newly Licensed (2018-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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