Speaking Engagements

YLD Practical Skills: Motions as Tools in Your Defence Practice

Date:        May 8, 2019

Time:        9:00a.m. – 1:00p.m.

Location:  In Person – Toronto

On May 8, 2019 Join Heather L. Kawaguchi when she speaks at the fourth event in the Canadian Defence Lawyers Young Lawyers Division Practical Skills Series. Attendees will be provided with insight from the experienced speakers including strategies and methods that they use in the preparation of motions and will also be provided with approximately 3.50 CPD hours. To see the full schedule/register for this event please click the link below.

BDO CANADA LLP’S Ottawa Accident Benefits Conference

Date:        May 29, 2019

Time:        8:00a.m. – 1:35p.m.

Location:  In Person – Ottawa

Join partner Heather Kawaguchi at BDO Canada LLP’s Ottawa Accident Benefits Conference on May 29, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. – 1:35 p.m. EST. This seminar is held to assist Ontario insurance professionals by providing current and practical guidance on the quantification of IRB’s. Heather will be speaking about LAT decisions of interest. For more information on this event please contact us through our website!

Accident Benefits 2019: What’s New, What’s Important?

Date:        March 25, 2019

Time:        9:00a.m. – 4:30p.m.

Location:  In Person – Toronto/Webinar

Join partner Heather Kawaguchi as she co-chair’s the Annual Osgoode Professional Development Conference on Accident Benefits on March 25, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. EDT. This is a must-attend event for anyone working in the accident benefits field—plaintiffs’ and insurers’ counsel will be sharing their viewpoints on the most pressing (or repeatedly puzzling) AB issues and professional dilemmas. This seminar is available in person or by webcast. To register for this event please click the link below.

Articles
Where insurance fits into bicycle accidents

Where insurance fits into bicycle accidents

If you have clients who are riding their bikes this summer, how does liability insurance work if they get into an accident? Liability for bicycle accidents is “typically” covered under a home insurance policy but motorized scooters and other types of vehicles may not...

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Lawyers say LAT has issues one year in

Lawyers say LAT has issues one year in

As the LAT approached the end of its first year conducting the Automobile Accident Benefits Service, lawyers were voicing concerns over how the new resolution system had operated so far. Among the concerns were the non-existence of costs awarded and the tribunal’s...

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Suit Mix

Suit Mix

Several recent trends in personal injury litigation could potentially shake up the industry. Among them are the availability of insurance covering opposing parties’ legal costs, a tendency for more personal injury lawsuits to be filed well before the expiry of the...

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Liability risk for private pot retailers

Liability risk for private pot retailers

Your retail client could be at risk of a lawsuit if it starts selling cannabis, but the exposure may not be the same as the liability risk of a bar serving alcohol, an insurance defence lawyer suggests. Whether a retailer selling cannabis or alcohol could be sued is...

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How these proposed lawsuit rules could benefit insurers

How these proposed lawsuit rules could benefit insurers

If proposed rules affecting Ontario lawsuits are brought into place, insurers could be paying much less for plaintiffs’ expert witnesses, a lawyer suggests. Ontario has what it calls a “simplified procedure,” which is intended to make it simpler and cheaper to take...

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