Medico-legal society of toronto

UPCOMING EVENTS

Check this page regularly to stay on top of upcoming MLST events, webinars, and other learning and networking opportunities.  Not a Member?  Visit Membership to join Medico-Legal Society of Toronto. If you have any questions about event registration, or have any inquiries about sponsorship opportunities, please contact the MLST office  mlst@mlst.ca

REGISTRATION FEES

Single Webinar

MEMBER: $65.00 + $ 8.45 HST = $ 73.45
NON-MEMBER: $90.00 + $11.70 HST = $101.70 
To register for a single webinar, please click on the  links below.

Bundle & SAVERegister for Four Webinars & SAVE

MEMBER: $200.00 + $26.00 HST = $226.00
NON-MEMBER: $300.00 + $39.00 HST= $339.00 
To take advantage of the bundle & save, please contact cristina@mlst.ca


Upcoming events

    • 20 Oct 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Online
    Register

    FALL EXPERT REPORT AND EVIDENCE PROGRAM
    E³ -- Excellent Expert Evidence

    Part-One: Developing Exceptional Expert Evidence, Preparing
    the Report, and Instructing the Expert 
    Wednesday, October 20 | 5:30 to 7:00 PM (ET)
    THE PRE-HEARING/PRE-TRIAL PROCESS

    SPEAKERS:

    The Expert: Dr. Arthur Ameis, BSC, MD, FRCPC, DABPMR, DESS CFE
    Plaintiff’s Lawyer: Joseph G. Caprara, Partner, Caprara Barristers
    Defendant’s Lawyer: Patrick J. Hawkins, Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

    TOPICS:

    1. The Instructing Letter
    2. Defining the Issues
    3. Counsel/Expert Communications
    4. The Report: Form and Content

    PROGRAM CHAIR: Joseph J. Colangelo

    Each webinar is eligible for up to 1.5 Substantive Hour LSO CPD Credits. All webinars will take place on a secure Zoom portal, instructions will be sent 24 hours prior to the event. For further information call Cristina at 416 494 1440 ext. 258 or email cristina@mlst.ca

    Cancellation Policy: For cancellations two (2) weeks or more in advance, delegates will receive a 75% refund. For cancellations made less than two (2) weeks in advance, no refunds are given. Delegate substitutions will be accepted at no cost.

    • 3 Nov 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Online
    Register

    FALL EXPERT REPORT AND EVIDENCE PROGRAM
    E³ -- Excellent Expert Evidence
    Part-Two: The Trial Process: The Voir Dire on Expert Qualifications
    Wednesday, November 3 | 5:30 to 7:00 PM (ET)
    A TRIAL DEMONSTRATION OF QUALIFYING THE EXPERT

    SPEAKERS:

    • The Expert: Dr. Arthur Ameis, BSC, MD, FRCPC, DABPMR, DESS CFE
    • The Judge: The Honourable Justice Michael K. McKelvey
    • Plaintiff’s Lawyer: Joseph G. Caprara, Partner, Caprara Barristers
    • Defendant’s Lawyer: Patrick J. Hawkins, Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

    TOPICS:

    1. Qualifying the Expert: Examination-in-Chief on Qualifications
    2. Cross-Examination on Qualifications
    3. Ruling on Qualifications
    4. Scope of Admissibility of Evidence-Based on Ruling
    5. Does it End There?

    PROGRAM CHAIR: Joseph J. Colangelo

    Each webinar is eligible for up to 1.5 Substantive Hour LSO CPD Credits. All webinars will take place on a secure Zoom portal, instructions will be sent 24 hours prior to the event. For further information call Cristina at 416 494 1440 ext. 258 or email cristina@mlst.ca

    Cancellation Policy: For cancellations two (2) weeks or more in advance, delegates will receive a 75% refund. For cancellations made less than two (2) weeks in advance, no refunds are given. Delegate substitutions will be accepted at no cost.

    • 25 Nov 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Online
    Register

    Understanding Cognitive Impairment in
    Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
    T
    hursday, November 25 | 5:30 to 7:00 PM (ET)
    Moderator: Dr. Chantal Vaidyanath

    SPEAKERS:

    • Dr. Joanna Hamilton PhD., C. Psych, Neuropsychologist
    • Dr. Michel Rathbone, MB, Ch.B., PhD., FRCP(C), Neurologist
    • Mr. Adam Wagman, Senior Partner, Howie, Sacks and Henry LLP

    OBJECTIVES:

    • After this presentation, the participant will be able to:
    • Reflect a holistic understanding of the many factors that can affect cognitive function.
    • Discuss how various impairments following mTBI can impact upon cognition.
    • State whether or not objective evidence of cognitive impairment in the subacute to chronic phases of mTBI recovery exists and understand some of the limitations of research in this area.
    • Appreciate the medical legal issues pertaining to damages related to cognitive impairment in mTBI cases.

    Each webinar is eligible for up to 1.5 Substantive Hour LSO CPD Credits. All webinars will take place on a secure Zoom portal, instructions will be sent 24 hours prior to the event. For further information call Cristina at 416 494 1440 ext. 258 or email cristina@mlst.ca

    Cancellation Policy: For cancellations two (2) weeks or more in advance, delegates will receive a 75% refund. For cancellations made less than two (2) weeks in advance, no refunds are given. Delegate substitutions will be accepted at no cost.

    • 1 Dec 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Virtual


    Join us for an evening of wine, cheese and conversation.
    More information and registration form to follow!

Past events

28 Sep 2021 Pot Pourri - Part Two
23 Sep 2021 2021 Long-term Care & Elder Law

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