Health Care Costs Recovery Act

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Practice personal injury law in BC?—you MUST know your duties under this Act!
"Summer Series 2015": Wednesday, July 29, 2015; Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
"Summer Series 2015": Wednesday, July 29, 2015; Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
(Original course: Thursday, February 19, 2015)
Who should attend: All personal injury litigators, paralegals and litigation legal support staff, and insurance industry professionals.
Learning level: All levels
The BC Health Care Costs Recovery Act and Regulations has been in force since April, 2009. This statute of general application allows the government to recover a wide range of health care costs associated with personal injuries that result from the negligence or wrongdoing of a third party. The Act imposes duties on injured parties and insurers to cooperate with the government and provide information. This comprehensive half-day program will review the nature and purpose of the Act, its scope of operation, the mechanics of notification, settlement issues, and professional ethical considerations. The course will quickly bring practitioners up to speed on the most important case law and will offer valuable practice pointers, from pre-issue to post-settlement and all points in-between. This course is for all personal injury practitioners who seek a comprehensive review of the HCCRA and its implications for day-to-day practice of BC, out-of-province, and international claims.
You will learn about...
  • the nature and purpose of the Act
  • the mechanics of the operation of the Act and the duties of counsel
  • out of province and inter-provincial implications of the Act
  • ethics and professionalism issues and the Act
Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 3 hours (a minimum of 30 minutes will involve professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)
Course Chair
Angela C. Price-Stephens — Murphy Battista LLP, Vancouver
"Summer Series 2015" Rebroadcasts
EARLY BIRD (Register by June 22, 2015): $115
After June 22, 2015: $225
Registration includes an electronic copy of the course materials.

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Personal Injury Conference 2015June, 2015

CLEBC Program Lawyer
Raymond Lee

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