5th Annual Disability Claims Management & Litigation


SKU: INP12762 Category:


Report Code: INP12762  |  FEB  2012  |  Toronto, ON

ARTICLE 1: Building the Medical Legal Claim

Gordon Jermane
AVP and Counsel, Manulife Financial

Stacey Stevens
Partner, Thomson Rogers

ARTICLE 2: Enforcing Mandatory Rehabilitation Clauses

Eric Schjerning
Partner, Blaney McMurtry LLP

ARTICLE 3: Late Notice and Limitation Periods

Ameila Leckey
Partner, Miller Thomson LLP

ARTICLE 4: The Impact of Delays in Communicating or Litigating with a Disability Insurer

Duncan McDuff
AVP and Senior Counsel, Sun Life Financial

ARTICLE 5: How to Win an LTD Lawsuit

Eric Schjerning
Partner, Blaney McMurtry LLP

ARTICLE 6: Discovery in Claims Litigation – Examining the Insurer’s Representative

Steven Rastin
Managing Partner, Rastin & Associates

ARTICLE 7: Reviewing Recent Cases and Decisions from the Last 12 Months

Stacey Stevens
Partner, Thomson Rogers

ARTICLE 8: Mental Health in the Workplace

Dr. Ash Bender
Deputy Clinical Director, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program
Clinical Head of the Work, Stress and Health Program (WSH)
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Peter Varela
Director, National Disability Services and Industry Relations
Manulife Financial

ARTICLE 9: Mental Health in the Workplace – The Legal Framework for Workers and Employers

Sean McGee
Leader, Labour Law Practice Group
Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP

ARTICLE 10: Reviewing Employer and Employee Rights and Obligations in Disability Claims

Shana French
Lawyer, Sherrard Kuzz LLP

Mark Fletcher
Grosman, Grosman and Gale LLP

ARTICLE 11: Managing Physical Non-Visible Disabilities at Work

Phil Wolfenden
Partner, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

ARTICLE 12: Non-Visible Disabilities – The Gray Area of DM & RTW

Jane Sleeth
Founding and Managing Director
Optimal Performance Consultants Inc.

ARTICLE 13: Requesting Employee Medical Information

Lia Chiarotto
Partner, Heenan Blaikie LLP

ARTICLE 14: Handling Medical Information: Requests for Information and Independent Assessments

Gail Misra
Partner, CaleyWray

ARTICLE 15: Disability Related Absences in a Unionized Workplace

Adam Beatty
Cavalluzzo Hayes Shilton McIntyre & Cornish LLP

ARTICLE 16: Disability and Non-Culpable/Innocent Absenteeism

Jonathan L. Dye
Partner, Heenan Blaikie LLP

ARTICLE 17: Accommodating the Disabled Employee: In Search of the Undue Hardship Threshold

Leola Pon
Associate, Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP