The 34th Annual Joint Insurance Seminar

Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Available Via Webcast

Planning Committee: Joseph Sullivan, Sullivan Mediations | Allen Wynperle, Allen J. Wynperle Personal Injury Law | Jennifer Allan, Brant Mutual | Alyson Harper, Sedgwick

For registration, please download the form HERE and send to

Updates From the Courts with Regards to Civil Matters and the 2020 Health Crisis 

Presented by: Regional Senior Justice Paul R. Sweeny, Superior Court of Justice

Top Tort & AB Cases Panel

Presented by: Maxine Birdsell, Mackesy, Smye LLP (plaintiff), Nicole Chutko, Agro Zaffiro LLP (defence), Jessica Rogers, Evans, Philp LLP (defence) & Tara Sciara, Flaherty Sloan Hatfield (plaintiff

Practices & Use of Technology Panel

  • Video conferencing tip/best practices
  • Electronic document management systems
  • Case management software

Presented by: Linda O'Brien, Evans, Philp LLP, Michael Bordin, Gowling WLG LLP & Patricia Santucci, Patricia Santucci Law Professional Corporation

Intersection of Family Law and Tort Practices

Presented by: Kirsten Hughes, Hughes & Cooper LLP

Investigating Social Media & Conducting Surveillance

Presented by: Douglas Green, Sullivan Festeryga LLP & Martin Jaekel, Whitehall Investigations Canada

Business Interruption Coverage & COVID-19

Presented by: Rob Holmes, Senior General Adjuster at Crawford & Company 

Coronavirus Epidemiology Update: What Happened, Where Are We Now & What’s Next 

Presented by: Dr.  Zain Chagla, MSc, MD, FRCPC, DTMH

Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine & Active Physician, St. Joseph's Healthcare

Hamilton and Hamilton Health Sciences

Insurance Implications of Climate Change: Both Commercial and Residential

Presented by: Glenn McGillivray, Managing Director of the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction 

LawPRO Presentation

Presented by: Andrew Spurgeon, Partner, Ross & McBride, Regional Bencher and Chair of the Board of Directors, LawPRO