Bertschi Orth Solicitors and Barristers LLP is taking all steps necessary to protect the health and well-being of the staff, their families, our clients and our community.  It takes a team to work together to address this situation and we recognize our role as part of that team. Please be advised that we remain fully […]

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D. Bertschi Speaker at KO in the Capital

Mr. David A. Bertschi attended the 2019 Claims Conference “KO in the Capital” as a Speaker and Panelist in Ottawa on the subject of Catastrophic Injury in the First Part and Personal Injury Context. KO in the capital is presented by the Ontario Independent Adjusters Association which took place on May 2 and 3.

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The importance of travel and medical insurance when traveling abroad

By David BertschiDec. 12, 2019 More than peace of mind: Travel and Medical Insurance, is an essential purchase for anyone travelling out of province. On Dec. 2, 2019, the Toronto Star, reported that slightly more than 1/3 of Canadian travellers were “not likely” to purchase travel and medical insurance. To make matters worse, 40% of our […]

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Adverse Cost Insurance: Levelling the Litigation Playing Field or Creating an Invisible Plaintiff

by Debbie Orth & Michael Adamek In recognizing an economic imbalance between individual plaintiffs and corporate defendants in personal injury litigation, where plaintiffs are inherently disadvantaged given their lack of financial resources to fund litigation, the development of Legal Expense Insurance is gaining momentum. The British Columbia Law Institute (“BCLI”) published a paper on funding […]

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