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Richard Bogoroch Invited to Speak at Tricks of the Trade 2017
Date: Friday, January 27, 2017
Location: The Carlu (College Park), 444 Yonge Street, 7th Floor, Toronto
Type: Conference

Richard Bogoroch was invited to moderate a panel at the annual Tricks of the Trade conference organized by The Advocates’ Society entitled, "Retainers and Contingency Fees - Not Just the Plaintiff Lawyer’s Problem".

Tricks of the Trade is the conference for the personal injury bar, addressing current challenges for both plaintiff and defense counsel.

The program brochure is available here.

 

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Richard Bogoroch Co-Chaired Osgoode Professional Development's 12th Annual Update: Personal Injury Law and Practice
Date: Friday, September 23, 2016
Location: Osgoode Professional Development Centre, 1 Dundas St. W., 26th Floor Toronto, ON

This comprehensive Osgoode Professional Development annual conference was chaired by Richard M. Bogoroch of Bogoroch & Associates LLP and Susan E. Gunter of Dutton Brock LLP.

Topics covered reflected the most recent developments in Personal Injury law and practice, including:

  • Rule 48’s Case Dismissal deadline (January 1, 2017): are you prepared?
  • Survey of the most important PI decisions of the year
  • The latest on accident benefits DR at the Licence Appeal Tribunal
  • Key current issues in litigating pediatric personal injury claims
  • Waivers and releases of liability: do they hold up in court?
  • Current approaches to quantifying damages in fatality cases
  • Deductibility of collateral benefits in med-mal, auto tort and accident benefit cases – the latest law
  • Recent law on PI cases involving defendant municipalities
  • Solicitor’s responsibility to explain/advise on adverse costs insurance
     

For more information, please see the conference brochure.

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Richard Bogoroch Presented at The Osgoode Certificate in Elder Law 2016
Date: Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Location: Osgoode Professional Development Downtown Toronto Conference Centre

Richard Bogoroch was again invited to speak at The Osgoode Certificate in Elder Law program, a unique five-day interdisciplinary program for legal advisors, health care professionals and others who work with older persons.

This intensive program is specifically designed by legal and health care experts to provide participants with the knowledge and tools needed to navigate the demanding, complex environment that is Elder Law. It serves as a forum where participants can develop a comprehensive knowledge of fundamental issues, expand their networks, and tap into a deep reservoir of practical, relevant information.

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Richard Bogoroch Co-chaired Osgoode Professional Development's 11th Annual Update: Personal Injury Law and Practice
Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Location: Toronto

This comprehensive Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development annual conference brings the latest key developments from a faculty of personal injury experts, led by Richard Bogoroch and Susan Gunter. The program reviews the most challenging developments and issues facing personal injury counsel and insurers. As well as providing guidance through the most pivotal recent trials and appellate decisions, thoughtful analysis and practical tips.

Click here for the related presentation.

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Richard Bogoroch Presented at The Osgoode Certificate in Elder Law 2015
Date: Friday, April 24, 2015
Location: Osgoode Professional Development Downtown Toronto Conference Centre
Type: Conference

Richard Bogoroch was invited to speak at The Osgoode Certificate in Elder Law program, a unique five-day interdisciplinary program for legal advisors, healthcare professionals and others who work with older persons.

This intensive program is specifically designed by legal and health care experts to provide participants with the knowledge and tools needed to navigate the demanding, complex environment that is Elder Law. It serves as a forum where participants can develop a comprehensive knowledge of fundamental issues, expand their networks, and tap into a deep reservoir of practical, relevant information.

For more details, see the event flyer: The Osgoode Certificate in Elder Law

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Richard Bogoroch Invited to Speak at Tricks of the Trade 2015
Date: Friday, January 30, 2015
Location: ‘The Carlu’ – College Park, 444 Yonge St., 7th floor, Toronto

Richard Bogoroch was invited to speak at a high-profile event organized by The Advocates’ Society.  He participated in a session titled, ‘Expert Evidence: The Changing Landscape’ at Tricks of the Trade 2015: Critical Updates and Tips in a New World of Personal Injury.

This critical program for the personal injury bar addresses current challenges for plaintiff and defence counsel. 

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Richard Bogoroch Co-chaired The Advocates' Society Tricks of the Trade
Date: Friday, January 24, 2014
Location: The Carlu (444 Yonge St, 7th floor)
Type: Conference

Richard Bogoroch was once again been selected to co-chair The Advocates’ Society Tricks of the Trade 2014. This critical program for the personal injury bar addresses all current challenges for plaintiff and defence counsel.

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Richard Bogoroch Co-Chaired the Osgoode Professional Development's 9th Annual Update: Personal Injury Law and Practice
Date: Friday, September 27, 2013
Location: Osgoode Professional Development Downtown Toronto Conference Centre
Type: Conference
This comprehensive Osgoode Professional Development annual conference brings participants the latest key developments from a faculty of personal injury experts, led by Richard M. Bogoroch and Susan E. Gunter. 
 

Richard Bogoroch also acted as the Plaintiff's counsel in a trial demonstration: Examination and Cross-Examination of a Chronic Pain Specialist, with Commentary

For more details, see the event flyer: 9th Annual Update Personal Injury Law and Practice

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Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop
Date: Tuesday, July 09, 2013
Location: 89 Chestnut Street, Toronto
Type: Teaching

Richard Bogoroch was invited once again by Osgoode Hall Law School to serve as a guest instructor at the Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop held downtown. He has participated in this popular workshop regularly since 1998. The ITAW focuses on learning through participation in simulated trial sessions, coupled with individual and group critique by experienced trial counsel and judges. Demonstrations are also used, but the major emphasis is on individual participation and performance. The organization, format, materials and teaching methods represent an important co-operative venture between academic instructors and practising members of the Bench and Bar. 

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Richard Bogoroch Presented at OTLA's 2013 Spring Conference
Date: Thursday, May 30, 2013
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre South Building, Level 700 222 Bremner Blvd., Toronto, Ontario M5V 3L9
Type: Panel Discussion

The Ontario Trial Lawyers Association presents the 2013 Spring Conference – Settled! Sowing the Seeds for Settlement. This conference aims to educate on steps leading up to and including settling a personal injury claim. Richard Bogoroch presented in the panel discussion: Making the Most of Mediation on Thursday, May 30th. 

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Richard Bogoroch Appointed to Advisory Board for The Osgoode Certificate in Personal Injury Law & Practice
Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Location: Osgoode Professional Development Centre - 1 Dundas St. W., 26th Floor Toronto, ON
Type: Conference

On April 17, 2013, Richard Bogoroch joined a highly distinguished faculty of lawyers, mediators, and judges in educating on the key principles, strategies, and tactics for being an effective advocate for plaintiffs. The sessions consisted of:

Strategies and tips for conducting a discovery

  • Ensuring you object to improper questions on discovery
  • Post-discovery to-do list
  • ensuring that the case does not stall following discoveries
  • determining whether any amendments need to be made to claims
  • drafting a post-discovery memo
     
  • Preparing for mediations
  • canvassing damages
  • drafting briefs that will help with on the spot damage calculations
     
  • Ethics in mediation
  • Best practices for conducting a mediation
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Richard Bogoroch Presented at The Canadian Institute’s 13th Annual Managing and Litigating Disability Insurance Claims Conference
Date: Tuesday, April 09, 2013
Location: Marriott Bloor Yorkville, Toronto, Ontario
Type: Conference

This event focuses on cost-effective practical strategies to overcome the challenges of reduced litigation budgets and strict time constraints and will offer solutions to;

  • More efficiently manage and litigate LTD claims
  • Achieve cost-effective dispute resolution
  • Reduce time spent on management of the claims
  • Avoid costly litigation

 

Learn more HERE.

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Richard Bogoroch Co-Chaired The Advocates' Society's Tricks of the Trade
Date: Friday, January 25, 2013
Location: The Carlu, 444 Yonge St., 7th Floor, Toronto, ON.
Type: Conference

The Advocates’ Society presents in its second decade Tricks of the Trade 2013. This critical program for the personal injury bar addresses all current challenges for plaintiff and defence counsel. Hear directly from judges and senior litigators as to what the trends were in 2012 and what is expected to be on the horizon for 2013. Richard Bogoroch will be co-chairing this event.  Learn more here.

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Richard Bogoroch on Panel at The Twelve-Minute Accident Benefit Insurance Litigator Program
Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Location: U of T Conference Centre, 89 Chestnut Street, Toronto, ON.
Type: Presentation

Hear about the top good and bad news cases of the year in accident benefit insurance litigation. Our presenters will discuss the impact of Jones v. Tsige and give you insight into special awards, on-call attendant care, and the status of Section 44 assessments. Richard Bogoroch was invited to appear on a panel at The Twelve-Minute Accident Benefit Insurance Litigator. Learn more here.

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Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop
Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Type: Teaching

Richard Bogoroch was honoured to be invited once again by the Osgoode Hall Law School to serve as a guest instructor at the Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop held at Osgoode Hall Law School. He has participated in this popular workshop regularly since 1998. This workshop is renowned for breaking with traditional continuing legal education styles by focusing on learning through continual participation in simulated trial sessions, coupled with individual and group critique by experienced trial counsel and judges. Demonstrations are also used, but as part of an integrated program which places the major emphasis on individual participation and performance.

 

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The Advocates’ Society Education Centre – Personal Injury: Is It All New or Déja Vu? Practical Strategies for Winning Your Case
Date: Friday, January 27, 2012
Type: Co-chair

Richard Bogoroch was honoured to co-chair this program again. This leading educational event offers practical tools, tips, strategies, and templates for surviving and winning personal injury cases. The Advocates' Society is in its second decade of offering this respected program. This year, the event welcomed over 360 lawyers.

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Osgoode Hall Professional Development
Date: Friday, January 20, 2012
Type: Teaching

Richard Bogoroch was part of the faculty for this in-depth session examining the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS) and FSCO arbitration of personal injury claims.

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Litigating Disability Insurance Claims
Date: Thursday, November 03, 2011
Type: Speech

The Canadian Institute brought together leading insurance representatives, medical experts and trial lawyers from across Canada to give their strategies for success in managing claims and building a winning case. Richard Bogoroch joined this distinguished group, speaking on how to effectively handle chronic fatigue, chronic pain and fibromyalgia litigation.

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Osgoode Hall Professional Development
Date: Friday, October 28, 2011
Type: Presentation

Richard Bogoroch presented on "A Checklist of Best Practices in Using Demonstrative/Illustrative Evidence" at this respected and influential conference Evidence Law for the Civil Litigator. Click here for the related paper.

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Osgoode Hall Professional Development
Date: Friday, September 30, 2011
Type: Teaching

From its inception, Richard Bogoroch has been honoured to co-chair a panel of personal injury experts who guided participants in the now 7th Annual Update Personal Injury Law and Practice session, which provides attendees every year with thoughtful analysis of the latest information, together with practical tips and winning strategies and tactics.

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It's Raining CATS and Dogs
Date: Friday, February 25, 2011
Type: Panel

At this event devoted to Catastrophic Impairment updates, Richard Bogoroch was part of a panel discussing the subject of CAT assessments since September, 2010 and the problems for both insureds and insurers. This event was presented by the Medico-Legal Society of Toronto.

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The Advocates’ Society Education Centre – Personal Injury: Is It All New or Déja Vu? Practical Strategies for Winning Your Case
Date: Friday, January 28, 2011
Type: Co-chair

Richard Bogoroch co-chaired this program, which offers practical tools, tips, strategies, and templates for surviving and winning personal injury cases. The Advocates' Society is now going into the second decade of offering this respected program. This year, the event welcomed 350 registrants.

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The Canadian Institute – Managing and Litigating Disability Insurance Claims
Date: Friday, October 29, 2010
Type: Speech

Richard Bogoroch spoke again at the latest in this series of well-respected sessions, which provides practical strategies for litigating, defending and managing disability insurance claims.

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Osgoode Hall Professional Development
Date: Thursday, September 16, 2010
Type: Teaching

Once again, Richard Bogoroch was honoured to co-chair a panel of personal injury experts who guided participants in the 6th Annual Update Personal Injury Law and Practice session, which provided attendees with thoughtful analysis of the latest information, together with practical tips and winning strategies and tactics. This year's session included a focus on changes to the Insurance Act of Ontario and their implications.

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Ontario Trial Lawyers Association – Building the Insurance Bible
Date: Friday, May 28, 2010
Type: Speech
  • Richard Bogoroch spoke at this respected annual event, which is also accredited by the Law Society of Upper Canada towards the professional development requirement for certification
  • Click here for the related paper.
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Insight – Litigating Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Cases
Date: Friday, February 26, 2010
Type: Chair
  • Richard Bogoroch chaired this conference, in which leading medico-legal experts and other distinguished professionals renowned in the field of traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries discussed the latest developments in diagnosis and treatment options, trends in income, economic loss, non-pecuniary and punitive damages claims.
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The Canadian Institute – Managing and Litigating Disability Insurance Claims
Date: Friday, October 30, 2009
Type: Speech
  • Richard Bogoroch spoke at the latest in this series of well-respected sessions, which provides practical strategies for litigating, defending and managing disability insurance claims. This year's addressed the growing popularity of social media, which is leading to case law about online surveillance.
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Osgoode Hall Professional Development
Date: Monday, September 21, 2009
Type: Teaching
  • Once again, Richard Bogoroch was honoured to lead a panel of personal injury experts who guided participants in the 5th Annual Update Personal Injury Law and Practice session, which provided attendees with thoughtful analysis of the latest information, together with practical tips and winning strategies and tactics.
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The Law Society of Upper Canada – The Annotated Retainer Agreement
Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2009
Type: Speech/Paper
  • Richard Bogoroch spoke at this this event, which focused on the importance of retainer agreements in lawyer/client communications and relationships.
  • Click here for the related paper by Richard Bogoroch and Tripta Chandler.

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The Advocates’ Society Education Centre – Cross Examination: Crucial Strategies and Techniques
Date: Friday, January 30, 2009
Type: Instructor
  • Richard Bogoroch was a volunteer instructor at this popular workshop, which teaches litigators how to take and keep control of witness testimony.
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The Law Society of Upper Canada – 8th Annual Civil Litigation for Law Clerks
Date: Friday, November 14, 2008
Type: Speech/Paper
  • Richard Bogoroch spoke at this long-running and established conference on the subject “Costs: Making Claims and Maximizing Recovery”.
  • Click here for the related paper by Richard Bogoroch and Tripta Chandler.

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Litigating Disability Insurance Claims
Date: Thursday, October 30, 2008
Type: Co-Chair
  • Richard Bogoroch co-chaired the latest in this series of well-respected sessions, which provides practical strategies for litigating, defending and managing disability insurance claims. Plaintiff lawyers, defence lawyers, insurance industry professionals, medical experts and rehabilitation specialists all share their wide-ranging knowledge at this event.
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Osgoode Hall Professional Development
Date: Friday, September 26, 2008
Type: Teaching
  • Richard Bogoroch led a faculty of 17 personal injury experts who guided participants in the 4th Annual Update Personal Injury Law and Practice through the maze of the most recent pivotal developments. This session provided attendees with thoughtful analysis of the very latest information, together with practical tips and winning strategies and tactics.
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Canadian Institute – Winning Personal Injury Cases
Date: Friday, February 29, 2008
Type: Panel
  • Richard Bogoroch took part in a panel on damages during this conference.
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Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Date: Friday, January 25, 2008
Type: Speech
  • Richard Bogoroch was the keynote speaker at the Networking Breakfast for the Business School. I was honoured to speak to the graduating class of 2008, discussing the transition between scholastic endeavours and work life.
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Accident Benefits: Recent Changes and Developments
Date: Friday, October 26, 2007
Type: Speech/Paper
  • Richard Bogoroch spoke on the above subject at the The Law Society of Upper Canada program exploring the recent rollout of changes affecting Statutory Accident Benefits.
  • Click here for the related paper.

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The Latest on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia: Best Practices for Successful Management and Litigation of Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Claims
Date: Friday, June 29, 2007
Type: Speech/Paper
  • Richard Bogoroch spoke on the above subject at the Canadian Institute forum entitled Managing and Litigating “Invisible Disabilities”.

    Click here for the related paper.

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Reducing the Risk of Hospital Liability – Best Practices for Managing Risk, Adverse Events and Costly Litigation
Date: Friday, February 23, 2007
Type: Speech/Paper
  • Richard Bogoroch spoke on the subject of “Are Damages Awards on the Rise? Learning Cold Hard Lessons from Recent Negligence-Based Litigation” at this long-running Canadian Institute forum.
  • Click here for the related paper.

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Litigating Personal Injury Damages
Date: Friday, February 16, 2007
Type: Speech/Paper
  • Richard Bogoroch spoke on “Mastering Successful Strategies for Advancing Chronic Pain Cases” at this well-respected and well-attended annual Canadian Institute forum.
  • Click here for the related paper.

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Advocates’ Society “Tricks of the Trade” Program
Date: Friday, January 26, 2007
Type: Speech
  • Richard Bogoroch spoke at the this event on the subject “Practical Strategies for Winning Auto Cases - Mary Carter and Pierringer Agreements”.
  • Click here for the related paper.

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Life After DACs Part II: The Changing Face of Accident Benefits Litigation
Date: Friday, November 24, 2006
Type: Speech
  • Richard Bogoroch spoke at this exploration of the kinds of problems and solutions the post-DAC system is providing to insurers, lawyers, doctors, arbitrators and judges. This event was presented by the Medico-Legal Society of Toronto.
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Litigating Disability Insurance Claims
Date: Friday, November 17, 2006
Type: Speech
  • Richard Bogoroch spoke at the latest in this series of well-respected sessions, which provided up-to-date insights on disability insurance claim cases to insurance industry executives and inhouse counsel, plaintiff and defence counsel, mediators, medical experts, and insurance industry consultants.
  • Click here for the related paper.

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Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop
Date: Friday, July 28, 2006
Type: Teaching
  • Richard Bogoroch was honoured to be invited once again by the Osgoode Hall Law School to serve as a guest instructor at the Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop held at Osgoode Hall Law School. He has participated in this popular workshop regularly since 1998. This workshop is renowned for breaking with traditional continuing legal education styles by focusing on learning through continual participation in simulated trial sessions, coupled with individual and group critique by experienced trial counsel and judges. Demonstrations are also used, but as part of an integrated program which places the major emphasis on individual participation and performance.
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Setting Up For Success: The OTLA Guide to Medical Negligence Practice IV
Date: Friday, January 27, 2006
Type: Speech/Paper
  • At this event specializing in civil litigation, Richard Bogoroch was pleased to present the paper “The ABCs of Family Law Act Claims and their Preparation for Trial in Medical Malpractice Actions”, co-authored with Melinda Baxter.
  • Click here for the related paper.

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Infonex Insurance Litigation Disputes Conference
Date: Tuesday, December 06, 2005
Type: Panel
  • At this event focusing on Strategies for Mitigating Third-Party Property and Casualty Claims, Richard Bogoroch was pleased to be part of a panel discussion on the topic “Bill 198 Update and the Ever-Changing Threshold Bar”.
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Brain Injury Services of Hamilton – Workshop on Measuring Success in ABI Rehabiliatation
Date: Wednesday, November 02, 2005
Type: Speech/Paper
  • Richard Bogoroch was honoured to speak at this organization’s workshop. HIs subject was “Advocating for the Brain-Injured Individual – A Step-by-Step Approach to Navigating the Insurance Maze and to Obtaining Justice for the Brain-Injured Survivor and His or Her Family”.
  • Click here for the related paper.

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Infonex – Meeting Your Duty to Accommodate
Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2005
Type: Speech/Paper
  • Richard Bogoroch spoke at this well-attended conference on the subject “Chronic Illnesses From an Employee’s Perspective”.
  • Click here for the related paper.

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The Law Society of Upper Canada – 5th Annual Civil Litigation for Law Clerks
Date: Friday, October 21, 2005
Type: Speech/Paper
  • Richard Bogoroch spoke at this long-running and established conference on the subject “Common Motions”.
  • Click here for the related paper by Richard Bogoroch and Tripta Chandler.

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Osgoode Hall Law School, Professional Development Program – 2nd Annual Evidence for the Civil Litigator CLE Conference
Date: Friday, September 23, 2005
Type: Speech/Paper
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Ontario Bar Association – Strategies, Approaches and Considerations for a Statement of Claim
Date: Monday, June 13, 2005
Type: Speech/Paper
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Ontario Trial Lawyers Association – Cross-Examination: Emerge Intac
Date: Friday, May 27, 2005
Type: Speech/Paper
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The Advocates' Society – Dynamic Discoveries – Controlling the Process and Getting the Facts
Date: Thursday, March 31, 2005
Type: Panel
  • Richard Bogoroch took part in a panel discussion that focused on how to run an examination for discovery faster, smoother and more confidently.
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Canadian Institute – Litigating Personal Injury Damages
Date: Thursday, February 24, 2005
Type: Speech
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Advocates’ Society “Tricks of the Trade” Program
Date: Friday, January 14, 2005
Type: Speech
  1. Richard Bogoroch spoke on “Preliminary Requirements under Bill 198: Practical Strategies for dealing with the limitation period, the new threshold, statements under oath, and the preliminary regulatory requirements.”
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Auto Insurance Claims Litigation
Date: Wednesday, December 15, 2004
Type: Panel
  • Richard Bogoroch participated in a panel discussion entitled “Anatomy of an Auto Insurance Claim Action: Tips for Building and Litigating a Winning Case” at a workshop associated with this popular Canadian Institute program.
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Complex Issues in Tort Litigation
Date: Friday, October 22, 2004
Type: Course Chair
  • Richard Bogoroch chaired this practical one-day course, offered by the Osgoode Professional Development Centre and designed for both plaintiff and defence counsel. The course updated participants on the complex and emerging legislative enactments and developments in the case law have significantly affected the practice of tort ligitation.
  • Click here for the “Update on Damages” paper by Richard Bogoroch.

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Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop
Date: Friday, July 30, 2004
Type: Teaching
  • Richard Bogoroch was invited once again by Professor Garry Watson of the Osgoode Hall Law School to serve as a guest instructor at the Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop held at Osgoode Hall Law School. He has participated in this popular workshop yearly since 1998. This workshop is renowned for breaking with traditional continuing legal education styles by focusing on learning through continual participation in simulated trial sessions, coupled with individual and group critique by experienced trial counsel and judges. Demonstrations are also used, but as part of an integrated program which places the major emphasis on individual participation and performance.
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North York Fibromyalgia Support Group
Date: Thursday, June 24, 2004
Type: Speech
  • Richard Bogoroch spoke to support group members about current issues in fibromyalgia litigation.
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Auto Insurance Claims Litigation In Ontario After Bill 198
Date: Thursday, June 10, 2004
Type: Speech
  • Richard Bogoroch took part in the Canadian Institute's seminar that provided up-to-the-minute, practical information on litigating auto insurance claims, including how Bill 198 and recent regulations are affecting auto insurance claims and litigation, the essentials of effectively mediating auto insurance claims and more. He spoke on “Making the Best Use of Your Expert Witness,” providing a live demonstration of the courtroom experience.
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Managing the Plaintiff's Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Case
Date: Tuesday, May 18, 2004
Type: Paper
  • Richard Bogoroch took part in the Law Society of Upper Canada's “Chronic Pain, Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia” program, provided as a webcast to BAR-eX members. The program brought together leading lawyers and medical experts to explore the unique challenges associated with litigating and defending pain-related claims. Participants in the webcast learned about how these conditions impact on function, employability and long-term care needs.
  • Click here for the “Managing the Plaintiff's Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Case” paper by Richard Bogoroch and Tripta Chandler.

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Mediating and Settling Claims for Damages
Date: Thursday, February 26, 2004
Type: Speech/Paper
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Litigating Disability Insurance Claims
Date: Monday, November 03, 2003
Type: Speech/Paper
  • The Canadian Institute brought together leading insurance representatives, medical experts and trial lawyers from across Canada to give their strategies for success in managing claims and building a winning case. Richard Bogoroch joined this distinguished group, speaking on how to effectively handle chronic fatigue, chronic pain and fibromyalgia litigation.
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Understanding and Managing the Increase in Chronic Claims and Newly Classified Disabilities
Date: Wednesday, October 22, 2003
Type: Speech/Paper
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Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop
Date: Friday, July 25, 2003
Type: Teaching
  • I was invited once again by Professor Garry Watson of the Osgoode Hall Law School to serve as a guest instructor at the Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop held at Osgoode Hall Law School. I have participated in this popular workshop yearly since 1998.
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Auto Insurance Claims Litigation Under Ontario’s New Bill 198
Date: Wednesday, May 14, 2003
Type: Speech
  • I was part of a distinguished faculty of leading insurance and personal injury lawyers providing valuable analysis and practical advice for litigating auto insurance claims in Ontario, with a focus on the substantial changes in Bill 198.
  • Click here for “The Lost Years” paper by Richard Bogoroch and Leanne Goldstein.

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Expert Witness Testimony – Plaintiff and Defence Strategies and Responsibilities
Date: Thursday, March 27, 2003
Type: Speech/Paper
  • Richard Bogoroch spoke at the Admissibility of Forensic and Demonstrative Evidence for Insurance Claims event sponsored by Insight, where forensic and legal experts gathered to discuss the developments in forensic and demonstrative evidence that can make or break an insurance claims case.
  • Click here for the “Reflections on the Role of the Expert Witness” paper by Richard Bogoroch and Leanne Goldstein.

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Patient Safety and Risk Management in Obstetrics & Obstetric Malpractice
Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2003
Type: Speech/Paper
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Defining Catastrophic Impairment Under Bill 59
Date: Monday, September 30, 2002
Type: Paper
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Chronic Pain and Brain Injury Claim Symposium
Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2002
Type: Co-Chair
  • Richard Bogoroch co-chaired this comprehensive two-day conference, which featured an exceptional panel of leading medical and legal experts, who brought conference participants up-to-date on the latest issues facing lawyers and healthcare providers and gave them valuable, practical insight and creative solutions for working within the confines of the law.
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How Canadian Courts Have Turned “Thin Skull” Damages into “Crumbling Skull” Damages: What are the Implications?
Date: Friday, September 20, 2002
Type: Speech
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Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop
Date: Friday, July 26, 2002
Type: Teaching
  • Richard Bogoroch was invited once again by Professor Garry Watson of the Osgoode Hall Law School to serve as a guest instructor at the Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop held at Osgoode Hall Law School. He has participated in this popular workshop yearly since 1998.
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Obstetric Malpractice
Date: Friday, March 29, 2002
Type: Speech
  • Richard Bogoroch 's speech at this event was part of a comprehensive one-day forum providing up-to-the-minute medical and legal information on the latest critical issues associated with obstetric malpractice.
  • Click here for the Obstetric Malpractice paper by Richard Bogoroch and Simone Levine.

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Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop
Date: Friday, July 27, 2001
Type: Teaching
  • Richard Bogoroch was invited again by Professor Garry Watson of the Osgoode Hall Law School to serve as a guest instructor at the Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop held at Osgoode Hall Law School. He participated in this popular workshop yearly since 1998.
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Effectively Managing the Acquired Brain Injury Claim
Date: Monday, June 11, 2001
Location: Insight
Type: Teaching/Panel Chair
  • Richard Bogoroch was the chair for this comprehensive one-day conference, which featured an exceptional faculty of leading medical, legal and insurance experts. They discussed everything from the physical and psychological details that guide you in correctly assessing brain injuries, to how a “cash out” of accident benefits can be mediated, and more.
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Fibromyalgia Program
Date: Wednesday, June 06, 2001
Location: Law Society of Upper Canada
Type: Teaching/Panel Chair
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Strategies & Tactics for Handling a Personal Injury Case
Date: Friday, May 25, 2001
Location: Osgoode Hall, York University – Professional Development Centre
Type: Teaching/Panel Chair
  • Richard Bogoroch chaired this unique course, which focused on the practical information that lawyers need to know when handling personal injury cases. Experienced personal injury lawyers demonstrated and discussed aspects of handling a personal injury case from initial client interview to trial.
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Fibromyalgia Talk
Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2001
Location: Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital
Type: Speech
  • Richard Bogoroch spoke to the hospital’s Fibromyalgia Support Group.
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Obstetric Malpractice
Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2001
Type: Speech
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Rights of Brain Injury Survivors
Date: Tuesday, March 06, 2001
Location: Brain Injury Association of Toronto
Type: Speech
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