Health Care Costs Recovery Act 2015


Course Date: February 19, 2015

Total: 2h 36min

Welcome and Introduction

Angela C. Price-Stephens  Murphy Battista LLP, Vancouver

HCCRA: What is it and to What Does it Apply?

  • nature and purpose of the Act
  • the type of personal injury claims to which it applies
  • reporting requirements
  • penalties for non-compliance   

Peter R. Lawless Ministry of Justice - Legal Services, Victoria

HCCRA: A View from the Plaintiff

  • nature and purpose of the Act
  • the scope of the Act
  • meeting reporting requirements
  • compliance and the penalties for non-compliance
  • practice tips

Angela C. Price-Stephens Murphy Battista LLP, Vancouver

HCCRA: A View from the Defence

  • potential obstacles to settlement
  • dealing with subrogated claims
  • what if the statute is ignored?
  • practice tips

Barbara J. Norell Harper Grey LLP, Vancouver

 

Networking Break

 

Out-of-Province, Interprovincial, and International Issues

  • complications with these out-of-province claims
  • impact of non-BC health care cost recovery legislation
  • practice tips

Wyatt Pickett Anne Sheane Law Corporation, Victoria

Ethical Issues

  • representing the Ministry
  • obtaining printouts and certificates
  • practice tips

Peter R. Lawless Ministry of Justice - Legal Services, Victoria
Barbara J. Norell Harper Grey LLP, Vancouver
Wyatt Pickett Anne Sheane Law Corporation, Victoria
Angela C. Price-Stephens Murphy Battista LLP, Vancouver

Panel: Questions and Answers about the HCCRA

Peter R. Lawless  Ministry of Justice - Legal Services, Victoria
Barbara J. Norell Harper Grey LLP, Vancouver
Wyatt Pickett Anne Sheane Law Corporation, Victoria
Angela C. Price-Stephens Murphy Battista LLP, Vancouver

Concluding Remarks

Angela C. Price-Stephens Murphy Battista LLP, Vancouver