Neil Sacks  presented at the Successful Settlements: Strategies & Tactics for Civil Litigators.  The event was held at the Osgoode Professional Development Centre.

Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP – Personal Injury Law – Neil E. SacksWith 96% of civil cases settling before judgement, it’s critical to maximize your understanding of key settlement issues and techniques.   The program  addressed:

  • The psychological factors that impel a party towards settling or resisting settlement
  • Adjusting your settlement strategies to specific contexts (personal injury, commercial, employment, estates and construction disputes)
  • The growing use of settlement counsel in conjunction with litigation counsel – what it means for clients and counsel
  • Apps and social media as useful settlement tools
  • Surmounting potential pitfalls in drafting offers to settle, minutes of settlement and releases
  • Using the courts to enforce the settlement or to interpret its terms (including the impact of Union Carbide (SCC) on settlement privilege and its exceptions)

 

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Among the best in Canada

Since 2011 Canadian Lawyer Magazine rated us one of the top personal injury law firms in Canada. Why? With close to 20 years helping accident victims and their families, our firm understands the laws that affect your rights to compensation because we’ve helped shape those laws in favour of accident victims.