The Short Course on Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Claims

DatesNovember 15-16 2012
CityToronto, Ontario, Canada
LocationOsgoode Professional Development - 1 Dundas St. W, 26th Floor
Postal CodeM5G 1Z3
Contact NameRegistration
Local Phone416-597-9724
Tollfree Phone1-888-923-3394
Main BodyViewed with suspicion in some quarters, its existence has nonetheless become recognized judicially and can attract very substantial damages. Since the Ontario Court of Appeal’s decision in DeGennaro, the importance of being thoroughly informed and prepared to navigate these files has been particularly apparent to both plaintiffs’ and defendants’ counsel. That includes knowing the essential science, the law and the strategies which are crucial to success in litigating or mediating them.
This Osgoode Professional Development short course provides all three. A panel of diagnostic professionals – a psychiatrist, physiatrist and psychologist – will share essential information from their respective specialties concerning the characteristics, diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain. Top practitioners and expert witnesses will discuss and illuminate best practices in conducting the case and explore foundational and recent important caselaw. And distinguished judges will weigh in with their insights into what counsel are doing well and not so well, and how to improve their advocacy on behalf of their clients.
FeesConference only: $1395 plus HST for a total of $1576.35.

Conference plus Workshop: $1795 plus HST for a total of $2028.35.

Workshop only: $400 plus HST for a total of $452.00.
Additional InfoYou also have the option of attending a post-conference workshop devoted to the ethical and professional issues arising in litigating and mediating chronic pain cases. The workshop is designed to provide you with a unique opportunity to deepen your understanding of how to avoid professional pitfalls in this area, and obtain your entire annual Law Society of Upper Canada credit for professionalism-related education.


OrganizerOsgoode Professional Development, York University
Address1 Dundas St West, Suite 2602, Toronto, Ontario Canada M5G 1Z3
Phone416-597-9724 Ext. 273

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