Publications by:
Christopher A. Obagi
Adam J. Aldersley

Thomas Connolly

Below is a list of presentations, publications and papers authored by Tom Connolly:

  • September 2016 – Protecting Our Children in School from Dangerous Products (OBA)
  • November 2015, Ethical and Legal Challenges in Representing Children (LSUC)
  • October 2015, Complex Accounting Evidence with the Self-Employed Plaintiff
  • October 2015, Key Case Update for 2015
  • October 2015, Conference Co-Chair, Advocating for Damages (OTLA)
  • July 2014, Conducting a Paperless Trial Examination in Hospital Using IPAD and Apple TV (AAJ)
  • April 2013, Digging for Hidden Gold in Electronic Hospital Records
  • Fall, 2012,  Conference Co-Chair, Playbook for Trial, Rolling Out Winning Strategies
  • Fall, 2011, Cases That Have Influenced the Way We Practice, co-author, The Litigator
  • May, 2010 Refusal to Settle Within Limits by Insurers
  • September, 2009 Infants and Contingency Agreements
  • April, 2009 Osborne and Jury Trials
  • November 2008: Contingency Fees - Access Road to Justice (panelist Montebello)
  • May, 2008 Liability Across the Seasons: Boats, Snowmobiles, ATV's, Go-Karts, and More
  • April, 2008 How to Deal with Treating Doctors
  • January, 2008 Interviewing the Absent Expert & Healthcare Confidentiality
  • November, 2007 Pre-Trial Expert Issues (Advocates Society)
  • November, 2007 Court Approval for Parties Under Disability (Panelist Montebello)
  • October, 2007 Assault by a Doctor: Negligence or Intentional Act
  • April, 2007 Defendant's Testimony in Medical Malpractice Litigation
  • March, 2007 Use of Demonstrative Aids & Working with Experts
  • November, 2005 The Monetary Threshold Barrier and Fatal Accidents in Ontario
  • May, 2005 Practical Strategies for Drafting Contingency Fee Agreements in Ontario
  • April, 2005 Moon v. Sher - Fixing Costs and the Test of Reasonableness
  • November, 2004 Bill 198 Amendments, the One Year Retrospective
  • February, 2004 Don't Cut Insurance Rates on backs of injured
  • January, 2004 How to Get Co-operation from the Defence When Acting for the Plaintiff
  • January, 2004 Premium pretence threatens victims' access to courts
  • January, 2004 Farmers and Phantom Automobile Insurance Coverage
  • January, 2004 Bill 198 Insurance Act Amendments
  • November, 2003 Bill 198 Insurance Act Amendments: The Next Mutation
  • November, 2003 Assessment of Damages in Personal Injury (Panelist Montebello)
  • September, 2003 Mrs. Snider and auto insurance premiums
  • August, 2003 Accident Victims pay for new Ontario auto insurance plan
  • August, 2003 Auto Insurance rates sustainable without taxing the innocent
  • October, 2002 Family Protection Endorsement O.P.C.F. 44R Updated
  • October, 2001 Accessing Background Information on Experts
  • January, 2001 Mandatory Mediation as a Tool to Settle Personal Injury Claims
  • January, 2000 Clearing the Fog that Hangs Over an Employer Derksen v. 539938 Ontario Ltd.
  • November, 1999 Ways to Level the Playing Field with the No-Fault Insurer

Government Submissions and Consultations

  • Tom Connolly, Co-Contributor on Submission to the Ontario Government and the Financial Services Commission on behalf of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association called "Ontario Auto Insurance Five-Year Review: Access to Justice and a Balanced System dated July 14, 2008".
  • Tom Connolly, Co-Contributor of Submission to the Ontario Government on behalf of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association in reference to the Government's Proposed Unfair or Deceptive Acts or Practices Regulation Consultation, January 28, 2005.
  • Tom Connolly, Co-Contributor on Submission to the Ontario Government on behalf of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association in reference to the Government's Proposed Elimination of Designated Assessment Centres, January 6, 2005.
  • Tom Connolly, Co-Contributor of Submissions to the Ontario Civil Rules Committee on behalf of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association dated October 7, 2004, regarding the Cost Grid.
  • Tom Connolly, Co-Contributor of Submissions to the Ontario Civil Rules Committee on behalf of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association dated October 1, 2004, on Discovery Reform and Confidentiality of Mandatory Mediation.
  • Tom Connolly, Co-Contributor on Submission to the Ontario Government on behalf of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association in reference to the Government's Proposed Customized Auto Insurance Policy, September 25, 2004.
  • Tom Connolly, Co-Contributor of Submissions to Attorney General for Ontario on behalf of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association dated September 24, 2004, on Taxation and Payment of Personal Injury Damage Awards.
  • Tom Connolly, Co-Contributor of Submissions to Attorney General for Ontario on behalf of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association dated April 22, 2004, on New Proposed Regulation under the Solicitors Act on Contingency Fees.
  • Tom Connolly, Financial Services Commission of Ontario, Insurance Stakeholder's Meeting, Co-representative on behalf of the Ontario Trial Lawyer's Association, North York , Ontario , April 6, 2004.
  • Tom Connolly, Contributor of Submission to the Ontario Government on behalf of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association in reference to the Government's Proposed Expert Assessor Network March 31, 2004.
  • Tom Connolly, Co-Contributor of Submissions to the Ontario Civil Rules Committee on behalf of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association dated September 26, 2003 in response to Request for Comments on the Cost Grid proposal.
  • Tom Connolly, Co-Contributor of Submissions to the Ontario Civil Rules Committee on behalf of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association dated September 25, 2003 in response to Request for Comments on proposed amendments to Rule 49 "Offers to Settle".
  • Tom Connolly, Submissions to the Liberal Auto Insurance Reform Committee on behalf of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association on July 10, 2003 at Queen's Park, Consultations on White Paper "Lower Rates for a Change; the Liberal Plan for Auto Insurance".
  • Tom Connolly, Submissions to Ontario Minister of Finance Janet Ecker on behalf of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association on July 10, 2003, Queen's Park, regarding the Government's White Paper "Automobile Insurance Affordability Plan for Ontario, Next Steps".
  • Tom Connolly, Lead Contributor of Submission on behalf of Ontario Trial Lawyer's Association to The Honourable Mr. Justice Colin Campbell, Task Force on the Discovery Process in Ontario, for the Attorney General and the Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Ontario, January 24, 2003.
  • Tom Connolly, Co-Contributor of Submissions to the Ontario Civil Rules Committee on behalf of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association dated January 15, 2003, in response to Request of Associate Chief Justice O"Connor for comments on the Cost Grid.
  • Tom Connolly, Co-Contributor, Response of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) dated March 13, 2003 to the Government's Proposed Regulations to Accompany "The Promise for a Strong Economy Act Budget Measures, 2002" which received Royal Ascent on December 9, 2002.
  • Tom Connolly, Co-Contributor of Submissions to Attorney General for Ontario on behalf of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association dated October 30, 2002, on Courts of Justice Act Amendments Restricting Jury Trials.
  • Tom Connolly, Co-Contributor of Submission to the Ontario Government on behalf of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association called "Maintaining Integrity in the Ontario Auto Insurance System" dated October 7, 2002 in reference to the Government's Proposed Auto Insurance Legislative Changes dated September 25, 2002.
  • Tom Connolly, Co-Contributor of Submissions to the Ontario Civil Rules Committee on behalf of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association dated January 21,2001 on Consultation regarding the Cost Grid.
  • Tom Connolly, Submissions to Ontario Government Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs on Auto Insurance Reform, Ottawa Hearing, called "One Voice for Innocent Victims", February 28, 1996

For further information regarding these publications and papers, please contact Tom Connolly at tom.connolly@connollyobagi.com

 

Joseph Y. Obagi

Below is a list of presentations, publications and papers authored by Joseph Obagi :

  • November 2016 – CCLA – "The Trembello Conference", Personal Injury Update – Collateral benefits,
    PJI and SABS
  • November 2015 - CCLA - "Mont Ste. Trembello" Conference
    The Electronic Trial
  • October 2015 - OTLA Fall Conference
    Med-Assess Corporations - Protecting Clients from Improper Influence
  • May 2014 - SCJO (Judge's Conference) Spring Conference
    Keeping Pace and becoming a "Court of the Future"
  • November 2013 - CCLA - The "Trembello" Conference
    COSTS - trends, explanations and the latest cases
  • November 2012 iPad in the Courtroom, OTLA  Fall Conference & CCLA Mont Tremblant
  • November 2008 CCLA Montebello Conference
    Opening and Closing Statements: What are the Rules?
  • April 2008 Law Society Special Lectures on Personal Injury Law
    Jury Openings – Understanding the Rules
  • Fall 2007 Lawyers’ Weekly (Report on Favourable Decision w/ interview)
    Province Seeks Leave To Appeal Class Action Certification
  • Spring 2006 Canadian Institute on Mental Health
    Mental Health Assessments under section 672.11 of the Criminal Code:
    Are They Bad for One’s Mental Health?
  • November 2003 CCLA Montebello Conference
    Making the MVAC Fund Work for Québec Residents
  • August 2003 Lawyers’ Weekly (Article on Favourable Decision w/ interview)
    Court Denies Support to Impoverished Widow
  • July 2003 Lawyers’ Weekly (Article on Favourable Decision w/ interview)
    Ont. C.A. Removes Roadblocks for Non-Resident Accident Victims
  • December 5, 2002 Essex Law Association
    Seminar on Rule 77 - An Introduction to Case Management & Mandatory Mediation
  • July 2002 The Advocates’ Quarterly
    Whiten v. Pilot Insurance Co.: Fighting the Insurers From Hell
  • Spring 2002 O.T.L.A.
    Punitive Damages Revisited
  • September 2001 26th Annual CRIMS (Canadian Risk Insurance Managers) Conference
    Punitive Damages - An Overview
  • May 2001 Advocates’ Society Seminar
    Effective Use of Case Management
  • January 2001 The Advocates’ Quarterly
    Making a Claim for Punitive Damages against First Party Insurers
  • February 2000 Advocates’ Society Courthouse Series 2000
    Opening a Case with an Effective Statement
  • Spring 2000 O.T.L.A.
    Punitive Damages
  • November 1999 Ottawa Valley Adjusters Association
    Punitive Damages & Bad Faith Conduct
  • November 1999 CCLA Montebello Conference
    The Nuts and Bolts of a Claim for Punitive Damages
  • August 1999 The Globe & Mail (Article on Favourable Decision w/ interview)
    Khazzaka v. Commercial Union Assurance Company of Canada
  • Spring 1995 The Canadian Independent Adjuster
    What is Fraudulent Misrepresentation and Non-Disclosure

For further information regarding these publications and papers, please contact Joseph Obagi at joseph.obagi@connollyobagi.com  

 

Elizabeth A. Quigley

Below is a list of presentations, publications and papers authored by Elizabeth Quigley:

  • Quigley, E., Counsel Comments: Duchesne v. St. Denis (November, 2012) November Ontario Take Five Case Summaries, OnPoint Legal Research
  • Quigley, E., Voir Dire: Credibility Evidence From a Defence Expert, The Malingering Debate; (November, 2012) Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Fall Conference  
  • Quigley, E. And Obagi, C., The Intermingling of Labour and Employment Law: Representing Unionized Employees in the Civil Courts (Summer 2006), The Litigator.
  • Quigley, E. & Obagi, J., Mental Health Assessments - Are They Bad for One’s Mental Health? Presented to the Canadian Institute Conference on Mental Health Care, April 12, 2006.
  • Quigley, B. & Neil, L., When is Homeowners’ Insurance Available in Motor Vehicle Accidents? (Spring 2005), The Litigator.
  • Quigley, B., SABS Update: The Recent Five Must-Know Cases (Paper presented at the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association’s Fall Conference, October 22-23, 2004; Paper also presented at the Carleton County Law Association Civil Litigation Conference, November 26-27, 2004)
  • Quigley, B., Attendant Care Benefits (Summer 2004), The Litigator.
  • Quigley, B., Martin v. Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia, Case Note (Winter 2003), The Litigator.
  • Obagi J. And Quigley, B., Making the MVAC Fund Work for Québec Residents (Paper presented at the Carleton County Law Association Civil Litigation Conference, November 27-28, 2003)
  • Quigley, B., Hireback in Small Firms (Presentation at the Ontario Bar Association Excelling At Articles Conference, September 18, 2003).
  • Quigley, B., Meeting the “Threshold”: Bill 59 Exceptions to Immunity (Paper presented at the Carleton County Law Association Civil Litigation Conference, November 1-2, 2002).
  • Cooligan, R. & Quigley B., Attendant Care Benefits under Bill 59 (Paper presented at the Chronic Pain & Brain Injury Claim Symposium on September, 2002) hosted by Insight Information Co.
  • Obagi, J. & Quigley B., Fighting the Insurers From Hell (Paper presented at the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association’s Conference on Bad Faith, April 5, 2002 and the July, 2002 edition of the Advocate’s Quarterly).
  • Obagi, J. & Quigley, B., Making the Punishment Meet the Crime: Making a Claim in Punitive Damages (Paper presented at the Carleton County Law Association Civil Litigation Conference, November 5-6, 1999 and to be presented at Spring 2000 conference of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association). Paper was updated and published in the Advocates Quarterly as Obagi, Joseph & Quigley E., Making a Claim for Punitive Damages against First Party Insurers (January, 2001), 24:1 The Advocates’ Quarterly.
  • Quigley, B. Enforcing Morality in Contract Law, Masters of Laws Thesis (University of Notre Dame)

For further information regarding these publications and papers, please contact Joseph Obagi at beth.quigley@connollyobagi.com

 

Christopher A. Obagi

Below is a list of presentations, publications and papers authored by Christopher Obagi:

  • "Recent Changes to PJI, the Deductible and the Monetary Threshold ", Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, Spring Conference 2016
  • "Cutting Edge Technology to Maximize Productivity", Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, Running a Successful Personal Injury Practice, April 2016
  • Presentation: "Conducting a Paperless Trial Examination in Hospital using iPad and Apple TV", Ontario Trial
    Lawyers Association, Spring Conference 2014
  • Paper: "Waiver of Tort : an Old Doctrine with New Applications", CCLA 34th Annual Civil Litigation Conference, Mont Tremblant - 2014
  • Paper: "Protecting Clients with the Deemed Undertaking Rule", Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, Spring Conference 2014
  • Article: "The new SABS: Blurring Incurring," The Litigator – Fall 2011
  • Article: "Spoliation: the Unsettled Principle of Good Evidence Gone Bad," Professional Liability and Discipline Litigation – Volume XIII, No. 2 (2009)
  • Article: "The Intermingling of Labour and Employment Law: Representing Unionized Employees in the Civil Courts," The Litigator – Summer 2006

For further information regarding these publications and papers, please contact Joseph Obagi at christopher.obagi@connollyobagi.com

 

Adam J. Aldersley

Below is a list of presentations, publications and papers authored by Adam Aldersley:

  • Obagi, J. & Aldersley, A., The Digital Trial is Coming, presented by Joseph Obagi at the 2016 Oatley McLeish Guide to Motor Vehicle Litigation conference, (LSUC).
  • Obagi, J. & Aldersley, A., Med-Assess Corporations - Protecting Clients from Improper Influence, presented by Adam Aldersley at the Fall 2015 Conference of OTLA

For further information regarding these publications and papers, please contact Joseph Obagi at adam.aldersley@connollyobagi.com

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