Date of Event: Nov 1, 2017: 18:00 - 20:30

Legal Issues Affecting Dentists Today


Torkin Manes hosted a continuing education seminar on topics of key relevance to dentists.

Complaints and Discipline: A Conversation Between the College & the Defense on New Legislation Affecting Dentists

Irwin W. Fefergrad, Registrar, Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario

Neil M. Abramson, Defense Counsel and Chair, Heath Professionals Group, Torkin Manes LLP

Moderator - David Golden, Torkin Manes LLP

Lawyers from our Health Professionals Group also addressed areas to consider when managing a practice including:

Not Collecting Co-Payments — What's the Risk?
If you are not collecting your patients' required co-payments you may be putting yourself at risk of professional misconduct as well as possibly encountering significant challenges when you sell your practice.
Howard Burshtein, Torkin Manes LLP

Changes to Employment & Labour Rules
In June 2017, the Ontario Government introduced Bill 148, making significant changes to the Employment Standards Act 2000 as well as the Labour Relations Act. Peter Straszynski will discuss how these changes affect you as an employer.
Peter Straszynski, Torkin Manes LLP

Workplace Investigations – Human Rights/Harassment Issues
Recent legislative changes now require employers to investigate all complaints of workplace harassment and discrimination. Failure to conduct a proper investigation can result in liability, even if a complaint is unsubstantiated. Learn how to effectively respond to issues of workplace, harassment and discrimintion.
Lisa Corrente, Torkin Manes LLP

Social Media & Defamation
How can a dentist have a social media presence while abiding by the relevant laws and guidelines? Can a dentist protect themselves from negative postings online? Get answers to these questions and more.
Lindsay Kantor, Torkin Manes LLP

Leasing Issues for Dentists
We will review the key provisions that should be in your lease in order to ensure that your dental practice is protected now and in the future.
Aaron English, Torkin Manes LLP

This course was eligible for 2 CE points in Category 3 for Ontario dentists who attend.

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