Personal Injury Conference 2016


Course Date: June 10, 2016

Total: 5h 7min

Introduction

Jan L. Lindsay, QCLindsay LLP, Vancouver
James D. Vilvang, QCRichards Buell Sutton, Vancouver

Case Law Update

Karen E. JamiesonMurray Jamieson, Vancouver
Alison L. Murray, QCMurray Jamieson, Vancouver

Under-Insured Motorist Protection (UMP)

  • procedure and practice
  • coverage
  • limitations and restrictions on coverage

Donald W. Yule, QC — Guild Yule LLP, Vancouver

Networking Break

Managing Experts’ Reports

  • anticipating claims and responsible reporting
  • implications for case planning

Dennis C. Quinlan, QCQA Law, Vancouver 

Damages in Wrongful Death Claims

  • review of the Family Compensation Act
  • deficiencies
  • proposed changes

Donald J. Renaud — Donald J. Renaud Law Corporation, Burnaby

Networking Lunch

Surveillance: The Good, The Bad and the ....

  • defence perspective—when to request
  • plaintiff perspective—how to respond

Brent D. LoewenWebster Hudson & Coombe LLP, Vancouver
Michael P. Maryn — Maryn & Associates, Port Moody

Accidents Involving Animals

  • pet owner liability
  • escape of animals
  • hired horses  
       
       Alex Eged — Richards Buell Sutton LLP, Vancouver

Perspectives on Junior Personal Injury Counsel

  • for juniors: how to be a good junior counsel
  • for principals: how to effectively utilize your junior counsel

Tyler F. DennisMcComb Witten Marcoux, Vancouver
Richard J. Chang — McComb Witten Marcoux, Vancouver

Networking Break

Occupiers Liability and Slip and Fall Cases: Falls are Up

  • plaintiff and defence perspectives
  • falls on stairs
  • falls on slippery surfaces
  • hidden hazards and falls

Marc KazimirksiKazlaw Injury Lawyers, Vancouver
David T. McKnight — Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP, Vancouver

Concluding Remarks

Jan L. Lindsay, QCLindsay LLP, Vancouver
James D. Vilvang, QCRichards Buell Sutton, Vancouver