7th Edition Disability Claims Management and Litigation


SKU: INP13933 Category:


Report Code: INP13933. September, 2013. Vancouver

Article 1: What Constitutes a Disability?

Callum Kelly
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Article 2: Medical Evidence in “Invisible” Condition Cases – a Case law Review

J. Martin Willemse
Lawyer, Hanson Wirsig Matheos

Article 3: Key Evidentiary Considerations in Disability Claims

Jonathan Lim
Associate, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

Terry Napora
Lawyer, Terry Napora Law Offices

Article 4 The Courts’ Treatment of ‘Mitigation’ Clauses

Alison Murray, QC
Partner, Murray Jamieson Barristers & Solicitors

Sarah J. Hentschel
Watson Goepel LLP

Article 5: Recent Decisions on Aggravated and Punitive Damages

Stephen J. Hutchison
Partner, Stewart McKelvey

Article 6: Disability Claims – New Answers to Old Problems

Bruce Laughton, QC
Partner, Laughton & Company

Article 7: Redefining the Physician’s Role in Workplace Disability Management

Chris Stewart-Patterson, MD
Program Director, Harvard Medical School

Article 8: Return to Work – Empowering Employees with Mental Health Disabilities Through a Positive Work Environment

Kim Calsaferri
Regional Leader, Tertiary Mental Health and Addictions
Vancouver Coastal Health
Member of the Board of Directors, Mental Health Commission of Canada

Mariella Bozzer
Registered Occupational Therapist
Coordinator and Founder, Gastown Vocational Services

Sue MacDonald
Coordinator, Consumer Involvement and Initiatives
Vancouver Community Mental Health and Addiction Services
Vancouver Coastal Health

Article 9: Appealing Insurance Cases

Elizabeth B. Lyall, QC
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

Kirk Wirsig
Partner, Hanson Wirsig Matheos

Article 10: A Collaborative Approach to Disability Management in the Workplace: Union and Employer Perspectives

Lani de Hek
Administrator, Enhanced Disability Management Program
BC Nurses Union

Kate Dickerson
Executive Director, Workplace Health
Vancouver Coastal Health

Article 11: Disability Management: The Duty to Accommodate & Avoiding Legal Claims

Carman J. Overholt, QC
Founder, Overholt Law

Preston Parsons
Lawyer, Overholt Law

Article 12: Is it Time to Review Your Disability and SAW/RTW Policy and Programs?

Jane Sleeth
Senior Consultant
Optimal Performance Consultants Inc.