Civil Resolution Tribunal and Personal Injury Practice 2019


Course Date: April 25, 2019

Full Course Materials
Total: 5h 15min
Total Ethics: 1h

Welcome and Introduction

Shannon Salter — Chair, Civil Resolution Tribunal, Vancouver

Introduction to the Civil Resolution Tribunal

  • philosophy and values
  • evolution
  • how it worksa high level view

Shannon Salter — Chair, Civil Resolution Tribunal, Vancouver

The CRT and MVA Personal Injury Claims

  • jurisdictions
  • how the CRT operates
  • top 10 things to watch out for

Richard Rogers — Executive Director and Registrar, Civil Resolution Tribunal, Victoria

Break

How to Maximize Your Chances of Settlement

  • how the mediation process works
  • what is the statutory authority of mediators
  • factors which will maximize the chances of a consensual agreement

Kandis McCall —Director, Case Management, Civil Resolution Tribunal, Victoria

Networking Lunch (provided)

CRT and JurisdictionWhat is a Minor Injury?

  • what are the criteria?
  • what are the uncertainties in play?
  • implications for managing your files

Sandra M. Katalinic — Eyford Macaulay Shaw & Padmanabhan LLP, Vancouver

CRT and Expert Evidence

  • limitations on expert evidence
  • implications of restrictions on file conduct: timing and tactics
  • independent medical examinations

Alison L. Murray, QCMurray Jamieson, Vancouver
John M. Rice  Rice Harbut Elliott LLP, Vancouver

Break

Judicial Review of Decisions of the CRT

  • procedure and parties
  • patent unreasonableness standard of review/procedural unfairness
  • Charter values
  • remedies on judicial review

Oliver Pulleyblank Pulleyblank Law, Vancouver
Matthew R. Voell Barrister and Solicitor, Vancouver

Concluding Wide Open Question Session

Shannon Salter — Chair, Civil Resolution Tribunal, Vancouver

Closing Remarks

Shannon Salter — Chair, Civil Resolution Tribunal, Vancouver