Are You Prepared? WSIB/WSIAT Hearing Preparation (Archived Video Stream) 

Feb. 29, 2016
Toronto Online

Are You Prepared? WSIB/WSIAT Hearing Preparation
Workers' Compensation | Original Program Date: February 29, 2016


Stephen C. Roberts, McTague Law Firm LLP (Windsor)


Robert A. Boswell, Crawford Chondon & Partners LLP (Barrie)
Maryth Yachnin, Industrial Accident Victims’ Group of Ontario


Registration and Breakfast


Pre-Hearing Preparation

  • Interviewing the client
  • Oral vs. written hearing
  • Determining the evidence required and the disclosure to be obtained
  • Reviewing medical evidence
  • Identifying additional documents and witnesses required for hearing
  • Preparing required WSIB/WSIAT forms
  • Developing strategy and dealing with client expectations

Communication with WSIB/WSIAT/Other Party 

At the Hearing

  • Dealing with an unrepresented party or, if no other party, dealing with Appeals Resolution Officer/Vice Chair
  • Crafting your opening statement
  • Questioning and cross questioning witnesses
  • What to do with an untruthful witness

Final Arguments

  • Making effective closing submissions
  • Setting forth the theory of your case
  • Reviewing WSIB policy and law

Q & A and Closing Remarks


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    For 1 to 3 Participants
    CBA Member: $99*
    Non-Member: $140*

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    CBA Member: $150*
    Non-Member: $200*
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