“Recent changes to the Rules of Civil Procedure have dramatically changed the steps lawyers have to take to have expert witnesses testify at trial. The first application of the new rules was recently released in a case called Beasley v. Barrand and it severely restricts the admission expert witness evidence.”
This paper was presented at the OTLA Spring Conference 2010 in Toronto, Ontario. The O.A.P. 1 is a standard policy of insurance issued in respect of automobile insurance in Ontario. There have been a number of different versions of the policy issued over the last few years and the policy will have to be amended once again with the changes anticipated September 1, 2010.
Being an expert witness in a legal proceeding can be daunting, even for an experienced medical professional.
Here’s one way you can avoid having to hire the injury experts at Martin & Hillyer this winter.
The term “global warming” may seem like a misnomer when the temperature has been dipping to -20 C or lower. But whether you call it a cold snap, a polar vortex or climate change, let’s face it-we Canadians are getting some extreme cold this winter.
Brain injuries are often referred to as “invisible injuries” due to the limitations of brain imaging technology. That may be changing with the advent of Diffusion MRI technology.
Peter Mansbridge’s “One on One” Interview with Sidney Crosby once again reminded Canadians of the challenges faced by victims of traumatic brain injury. Sidney discussed his difficult recovery and described being unable to do basic things like read or watch tv. He was frustrated by his injury and even wondered whether he would be unable to return to professional hockey.
Being an expert witness in a legal proceeding can be daunting, even for an experienced medical professional. Recognizing the lack of information available to medical professionals, the team at Martin & Hillyer Associates put together a Resource Guide that will assist experts in providing medical-legal opinions.