When Small Injuries Have Big Consequences: Pushing Past “Diagnosis Whiplash” (Plaintiff Only Seminar)
Chaired by Lee Cowley & Steve Ballard

Click here to register for in person attendance (this program is not available via webcast)

Please Note: You must sign the Plaintiff Only Certification to attend this course. Click here for form.

Date, Time & Location:
Friday 26 February
Pan Pacific Hotel, Vancouver
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Credits:
LSBC Continuing Professional Development: This seminar qualifies for 6 hours of structured legal education for 2016, including one embedded  hour of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations.

Program:
Opening Statements    
Lee Cowley, Lee A. Cowley Law Corporation, Surrey
Steve Ballard, Lee A. Cowley Law Corporation, Surrey

Upper Cervical Instability Following Whiplash Injury Mechanics:
Could This be What We Have Been Calling Concussion?
Dr Sasha Blaskovich, Whiplash & Injury Clinic, Langley

A Review of Recent Loss of Capacity Awards     
Farouk Jiwa, Jiwa Law Corporation, Vancouver 

Settling Rule 15 Trials through Negotiation and Mediation: The Gentle Approach Before the Hammer Comes Down
Andrea Hayes, PetraLaw, Abbotsford

Coffee Break – networking and exhibitor time    

Little Dents Lead to Big Impacts
The Truth About LVI: a Literature Survey

Jeff Logan, Logan & Company, Vancouver

Cross-Examination of the Defence Expert in a Neck and Back Case    
Steve Ballard, Lee A. Cowley Law Corporation, Surrey

Recent Trends in Advocacy     
The Hon Chief Justice Christopher Hinkson, Supreme Court of BC, Vancouver

Lunch (included in registration fee)

Trial Prep Tips & Strategies from a Veteran Trial Lawyer: Dealing with Difficult Counsel, Judges, and Stories Along the Way    
Howard Smith, Howard Smith & Company, Surrey

Surveillance: Now You See Us, Now You Don’t 
Daryl J. Brown, Daryl J. Brown Law, Burnaby

Rule 15-1 Actions: Staying in Your Weight Class    
Vivian Cheung, Lee A. Cowley Law Corporation, Burnaby

Coffee Break – networking and exhibitor time    

The Joy of Tax: Assessments of Costs Before the Registrar    
Rajwant K. Dewar, Giusti Nairne, Burnaby

Surviving the Toxic Client Relationship     
Jennifer Tater, Tater Law Group, Surrey

Preparing for Discovery and Trial –The View from Inside ICBC
Fernanda Batista, Lee A. Cowley Law Corporation, Burnaby


Pricing:
Register by 5 February 2016 and save 10%
TLABC Regular Member    

  • 5 years call or less $364
  • 6-9 years call $414
  • more than 10 years call $464
  • Articled Student/Paralegal  $264 (Articled Student/Paralegal must work for a TLABC lawyer who works exclusively for plaintiffs, and have a lawyer sign the certification on their behalf.)
  • TLABC Sustaining Member   or  Monthly PAC Donor ($50 off)
  • TLABC Benefactor (1/2  price)

Hotel Info:
The Pan Pacific will offer a discounted group rate of $209 per night (city view) plus taxes for February 25 & 26, based on availability. Please call the Pan Pacific Vancouver and ask for the reservations department at 604 662-8111 to book. 

Alternatively, TLABC has arranged corporate rates with several downtown Vancouver hotels. Visit www.tlabc.org for more information, or call us at 604 682-5343.