The Great Debates in Insurance Law: Effective Settlement Strategies at Mediation (Audio Recording Only) 

Feb. 8, 2013
Toronto Online


This is the audio recording of a program presented on February 8, 2013. To order this format please click on the "REGISTER NOW" button.   

Expert litigators debate contentious issues in insurance litigation with a focus on mediation strategies. This program will feature three debates and each one will seek input from attendees via a vote at the end of the debates. In addition to insightful information from experienced counsel, attendees will gain valuable tips from mediators, adjusters and other professionals on effective strategies. What is and is not an effective strategy will be discussed. Each debate will be followed by a Question and Answer session in which the panel will address and make practical recommendations to resolve the issue. The debates will focus on mediations with particular emphasis on Tort and Accident Benefits Mediations, including Effective Strategies in Lumping Out and Settling Accident Benefits, Effective Strategies and Tips for Mediating Tort Claims and Advocacy and Demonstrative Tools for Mediation.


Patrick Brown, McLeish Orlando LLP
Mark Coleman, Forbes Chochla LLP


Introductory Remarks

Effective Strategies and Tips for Mediating Tort Claims
Mediator: Richard F.L. Rose QC, Global Resolutions
Jim Davidson, Will Davidson LLP
Leonard Kunka, Thomson Rogers
Anna Petronio, Manager, Claims Programs, The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company

Effective Strategies in Lumping Out and Settling Accident Benefits

Mediator: Paul Torrie, Global Resolutions Mediator
Barry Chobotar, Henderson Structured Settlements LP - Hamilton
Eric K. Grossman, Zarek Taylor Grossman Hanrahan LLP
Dale Orlando, McLeish Orlando LLP
Wanda Rumsam, Adjuster

Advocacy and Demonstrative Tools for Mediation
Roger Oatley, Oatley, Vigmond Personal Injury Lawyers LLP - Barrie
Howard Kohn, Forbes Chochla LLP
Paul Torrie, Global Resolutions, Mediator
Larry Loftus, CAA - Thornhill

Questions and Answer Period & Closing Remarks


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    For 1 to 3 Participants
    CBA Member: $145*
    Non-Member: $185*

    For 4 or more Participants
    CBA Member: $195*
    Non-Member: $250*
    E-Materials included in the registration fee
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