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webinar on law of damages and role of health care providersToday, firm partner Dina Mejalli had the opportunity to present a webinar to clinicians at Rehab First titled, “The Law of Damages and the Role of the Health Care Provider.”

Rehab First is a multidisciplinary health services provider that specializes in the assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and care of individuals with serious impairments due to an injury or illness.

The general rule in civil litigation in Ontario and across Canada is that any injured party has the right to be compensated for damages that another party causes them to suffer. The compensation awarded could include economic damages, such as medical expenses and lost wages, and non-economic damages, such as pain and suffering or mental distress.

Dina touched on the important role health care providers have not only in the overall well-being of patients, but also in understanding their legal needs. For instance, patients may require legal assistance when disputing a plan’s refusal to cover medical services recommended by a doctor.

We thank Dina for sharing her valuable insight on this important matter.

dina mejalli takes part in windsor law revueOn Wednesday, March 31st, partner Dina Mejalli was involved in the Windsor Law Revue for the University of Windsor Faculty of Law.

The live event and chat aired at 6 p.m. on the school’s YouTube channel. Faculty, staff, students and alumni all came together to mark the completion of the 2020-2021 academic year and the conclusion of Dean Chris Waters’ term. It was also an opportunity to celebrate the resilience of the Windsor Law community during these unprecedented times.

As a 2004 graduate and sessional instructor for the university teaching insurance law, Dina shared a few words of wisdom on the importance of standing together as a community and the kinds of abilities that are essential in the pursuit of social justice.

The showcase featured special greetings from additional alumni as well as the Chief Justice of Ontario and the deans from Windsor Law and Detroit Mercy Law. The night even included stand-up, spoken word and musical performances.

Over the past 50 years, Windsor Law has earned distinction among law schools for its emphasis on educating ethical, justice-seeking lawyers through teaching, research, advocacy and service.

dina mejalli experts on call guest covering injury lawOn Saturday, March 27th, our partner Dina Mejalli was featured as a guest on the Experts on Call AM800 radio program. The program ran from 3 to 4 p.m.

AM800 CKLW is the top newstalk radio station in Windsor-Essex and the show, Experts on Call, offers local businesses and professionals the chance to inform listeners about what they do and take calls.

Dina discussed various topics on injury law, including eliminating civil jury trials, auto insurance coverage involving uninsured drivers and food delivery drivers, and how our legal services adapted to COVID-19 to stay connected with clients.

Thanks to Dina for providing legal insight on the firm’s behalf.

young lawyer attending virtual mentioning meetingOn Monday, March 22nd, partner Dina Mejalli will be acting as a mentor and associate Irina Rosca as co-chair of a virtual event hosted by The Advocates’ Society (TAS) titled, “Time is on Your Side.”

The event will focus on the most effective ways young Windsor litigators can maximize their productivity, and market and build their practice, among other legal advice.

The TAS mentoring event will run from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Mentees will be assigned to a small group and meet with their mentor in an online breakout room via Zoom. Registration is open to everyone.

All participants in the program can be eligible to receive up to 1.5 professionalism hours of Continued Professional Development (CPD) credits.

We are very proud of Dina and Irina and look forward to the event.

dina mejalli to make guest appearance at radio showOn Saturday, January 30th, our partner Dina Mejalli will be a guest on the Experts on Call AM800 radio program. The one hour program begins at 10 a.m.

AM800 CKLW is Windsor-Essex’s leading radio station and the show, Experts on Call, provides a platform for local area businesses and professionals to inform listeners about what they do and answer calls.

Dina will be talking about a number of legal issues related to COVID-19, including filing lawsuits, courthouse closings, insurance premiums during the pandemic, and other timely topics.

We look forward to having Dina provide valuable legal insight on behalf our firm.