Program Chair(s)

Cara L. Boddy

Partner, Evans Philp LLP

Alexander M. Voudouris

Senior Litigator, Pace Law Firm

Do you have the up-to-date knowledge and skills you need to practice Accident Benefits law?

If you work in the Accident Benefits field, you can’t miss this essential annual event. Addressing the key caselaw and administrative/procedural developments that you need for a successful practice, you will receive valuable perspectives from expert practitioners and adjudicators.

Learn from the best! Join the experts in the field of Accident Benefits law in an information-packed day, tackling the latest key developments and pressing issues. If you practice in this unique area, you can’t afford to miss this one-of-a-kind annual update from OPD.

What You’ll Learn

Fully updated in light of developments up to the program date of February 15, covering such topics as:

Review the top cases of the past year and receive a key distillation of what’s important from both Applicant and Defence counsel

Hear about the current state of the law and diagnosis with regard to catastrophic impairments, from both the legal and medical sides

Delve into the ABCs of mediating AB’s

Get the perspective about case conferences, hearings, and reconsiderations from experienced LAT adjudicators

Obtain a thorough summary briefing in:

  • Special awards and “Deemed Incurred”
  • Reconsiderations- the test, the standard of review, the process
  • The Interplay between AB’s and the WSIB

Examine common and vexing ethical and professional issues that arise for AB practitioners

Learn everything you need to know about Attendant Care Benefits

Kamelia Stancheva

Paralegal, Merricks Law Group

“Excellent…gives me not only information about key cases and trends in the industry, but also provides ideas and directions on how to implement strategies in the real world…this seminar has also taught me how to improve the quality of our cases and how to increase the quantum of our settlements”

Who Should Attend

Personal injury lawyers in Ontario

Plaintiff’s/applicant’s lawyers and defendant’s/insurers’ lawyers, including in-house insurance company litigation counsel

Paralegals and litigation law clerks

Insurance adjusters and claims examiners

Accident benefits claims adjudicators


Program Chairs

Cara L. Boddy

Partner, Evans Philp LLP

Alexander M. Voudouris

Senior Litigator at Pace Law Firm

Past Instructor List

Dr. Lisa Becker

Omega Medical Associates

Frank Benedetto

Flaherty McCarthy LLP

Charles Gluckstein

Gluckstein Personal Injury Lawyers

Kevin Griffiths

Evans, Philp LLP

Trevor R. Guy

Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario)

H. Jason Hickman

Laxton Glass LLP

Dr. Karina Kowal, MD

Former LAT Adjudicator, Mediator – Medicolegal Resolutions

Fabio Longo

Longo Lawyers

Ivan Luxenberg

Malach Fidler Sugar + Luxenberg LLP

Aleksa Pace

Pace Law Firm

Nathalie V. Rosenthall

Zarek Taylor Grossman Hanrahan LLP

Dr. Eleanor White, DC

E.F. White Mediation



Recorded: Feb 15, 2022

$695 + TAX

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Tracy Romanowski

Kahler Law Firm

“Very informative and helpful for utilizing new thoughts and theories in our everyday practice”

CPD and Accreditation

OsgoodePD is an accredited provider with the LSO, the Law Society of BC and NY CLE Board. Select your location to view the eligible hours you may claim.

CPD Hours
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Substantive5h 10m
Professionalism1h 15m
Total Hours6h 25m

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