Risky Business 2023 - Starting and Finishing the Case: Common Pitfalls of Medical Malpractice Cases


Gluckstein Lawyers is excited to welcome you to our fifth annual Risky Business Conference, taking place using a hybrid model, on October 18, 2023, from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM, with a networking event to follow.

The theme of this year's conference is "Starting and Finishing the Case: Common Pitfalls of Medical Malpractice Cases."

Our complimentary, comprehensive conference is dedicated to exploring the challenges and intricacies of medical malpractice litigation. This event brings together industry experts, and legal professionals, for insightful presentations on the common pitfalls encountered throughout the entire process of handling medical malpractice cases.

The primary objective of this conference is to delve deep into the complexities of medical malpractice cases, shedding light on the key issues faced by lawyers, plaintiffs, defendants, insurers, and healthcare professionals alike. Attendees will gain valuable insights and practical strategies to navigate through the various stages of a medical malpractice case, from inception to resolution. Our experts will share their key learnings, experiences, best practices and lessons learned on a number of topic areas such as junk science, client advocacy, trial successes, some litigation war stories, and how to manage what comes after a settlement, along with much more. This event will also provide an opportunity to network with fellow legal and health professionals.

Target Audience.

Risky Business is a CPD-accredited Medical Malpractice Conference that aims to educate lawyers, law clerks, health care practitioners, and others who wish to understand the nuanced aspects of medical negligence claims.

Conference Highlights:

  • Hear from top legal and medical experts in the field.
  • Engage in targeted learnings.
  • Gain practical tips and strategies.
  • Network with your colleagues.
  • Hybrid Conference.

Presentations Include:

  • Generative Artificial Intelligence and its Impact on the Legal Profession - Charles Gluckstein
  • Preparing the Complex Medical Malpractice Case: Kernicterus, an Example - Richard Halpern
  • After the Settlement: Best Practices and Lessons Learned - Jan Marin, Brenda Agnew, Sandra Monardo, and Janet Lebeau
  • Advocacy and Medical Literature: Is it Real or is it Junk? - Richard Halpern
  • Lessons Learned in Trial - Duncan Embury
  • The Building Blocks of Good Advocacy - Hon. Todd Archibald and Richard Halpern
  • The Fortune Trial - Ryan Breedon, David Lackman, and Jessica Golosky

Networking Event.

For those attending in person, we invite and encourage you to stay for the networking event from 4:30 PM onwards. Register today, and you can meet the presenters and mingle with your colleagues and friends.

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM ET
Vantage Venues
150 King Street W
Toronto, ON, M5H 1J9

This program has been CPD accredited by the Law Society of Ontario:

This program contains 1 hour of Professionalism content.

This program contains 5 hours of Substantive content.