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WINNING OCCUPIER’S LIABILITY CLAIMS Slippery Floors, Snow & Ice, & Unusual Circumstances

FEBRUARY 22, 2012 Chair: Robert McGlashan, McCague Borlack LLP, Toronto

OBA Conference Centre, 200-20 Toronto St. 9:00am – 4:30pm

*THIS COURSE QUALIFIES FOR 5.5 CPD CREDITS* TOPICS This seminar is for junior and intermediate counsel. Its purpose is to train defence counsel in successfully managing all aspects of the defence of an occupiers liability claim from discovery to the selection of experts and preparation for trial and to provide a detailed analysis of the Occupiers Liability Act and recent developments in the case law. It also will provide a discussion of defending occupier’s liability cases within specific contexts and recent case law developments in those areas, including Speakers include both members of the plaintiff personal injury and insurance defence bar as well as expert engineers and accountants.

Analysis and Interpretation of the Occupiers Liability Act Robert McGlashan, McCague Borlack LLP, Toronto

Engineering Investigations of Slips, Trips and Falls Craig Wilkinson, MEA Forensic Engineers and Scientists.

Defending Claims relating to Parks, Pools, Zoos and Golf Courses

Grant Walsh, Brown & Burnes, Barristers at Law Conducting a Discovery in an Occupiers Liability Matter &What Admissions Defence Counsel Should Pursue Kelly Smith, Zarek Taylor Grossman & Hanrahan LLP

Motions/Applications for Defence and Indemnity Louise James, Genest Murray LLP

Plaintiff’s Counsel’s Perspective on Making an Occupiers Liability Claim

Renee Vinett, Howie Sacks & Henry LLP Preparing a Plaintiff for Discoveries Responding to Defence Counsel’s Arguments Concerning Contributory Negligence - Chris Schiffmann, McLeish Orlando LLP

Challenging Plaintiff’s Loss of Income Claim – What to ask at discovery to help your expert. Mark Gain, MDD Forensic Accountants


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