Mild Traumatic Brain Injury 2014

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MTBI cases can raise complex issues of injury assessment and proof—be prepared!

"Jump Start on CPD 2015": Friday, March 27, 2015; Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

(Original course: Friday, November 28, 2014)

Who should attend: Personal injury litigators, both plaintiff and defence counsel.

Learning level: Intermediate/Advanced

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI) is a complex and sometimes poorly understood injury. There is a host of physical, sensory, and cognitive symptoms that can manifest themselves, from immediately after an accident to months later.   MTBI is an injury that can profoundly affect an injured party, while at the same time create challenges for both medical professionals and litigation counsel. Valuable for both plaintiff and defence lawyers, this comprehensive program will examine the medical and legal issues surrounding the collection, assessment, and tendering of evidence surrounding mild traumatic brain injury. You will benefit from the practical experience of our high level team of medical experts and senior counsel.

At this course you will learn about...

  • the current state of brain injury litigation: the medical and legal issues
  • the medical disciplines involved with assessing brain injury
  • best practices for lawyers working with brain injury medical experts
  • the big picture medical/legal assessment which ultimately frames an MTBI claim
  • effective strategies to resolve brain injury cases before trial

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 6 hours (a minimum of 1 hour will involve aspects of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)

Course Chair
Robert C. Brun, QC — Harris & Brun, Vancouver

Featured Speaker
The Honourable Lance S.G. Finch — Associate Counsel, Guild Yule LLP, Vancouver

"Jump Start on CPD 2015"
EARLY BIRD (Register by February 27, 2015 and SAVE): $405
After February 27, 2015: $450

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Registration includes an electronic copy of the course materials and lunch.

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CLEBC Program Lawyer
Raymond Lee

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