OCTOBER 2, 2017

Thank you for helping us win a Canadian Lawyer Reader's Choice award!

Connect Experts has been voted a top Expert Witness Service provider in the medical/legal field by readers of the national magazine 

The publication announced the winners of its third annual Reader's Choice awards today in Toronto. Connect Experts is honoured to be chosen among the top three providers.

"Thank you for helping Connect Experts to be recognized as a 2017 Reader's Choice Award winner as Canada's top Medical Legal Expert Witness provider," said CEO/founder Chris Rokosh.  

"We're thankful to our lawyer clients and our experts for their continued support in helping us win this award as one of Canada’s preferred expert witness providers in the medical/legal category. We are here because of you, and we share this honour with you.”

The awards are designed to give readers the chance to share who are their preferred vendors and suppliers in the Canadian legal marketplace. In total, more than 300 products and service providers were listed on the official ballot and voters were also given the opportunity to write in any businesses not listed. More than 2,000 readers cast votes for their preferred suppliers and vendors in 38 categories. 

Connect Experts, which Chris founded in 2001, has assisted more than 300 lawyer clients and more than 2,000 personal injury, medical malpractice and class action cases.

You can view the full list of Reader’s Choice winners here:

http://digital.canadianlawyermag.com/i/878159-2017-readers-choice-awards

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Connect Experts is in Toronto today to take part in the 'Diversified Litigation Series' seminar, the most talked-about legal event in the city today. Our CEO Chris Rokosh, pictured with Will Davidson LLP partner Paul Cahill, is sharing insights on 'Prosecuting a Medical Malpractice Case: Finding the Right Medical Expert'. Other topics of the day, organized by the dynamic Will Davidson LLP team, include innovations in cyber law, products law and the ethics & legal implications of referral fees. We're so pleased to be included in this prestigious forum!

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A staggering number of Canadians live with a brain injury, writes Connect Experts CEO

Cost of care assessment requires a team-based approach

(July 25, 2017, 8:35 AM EDT) -- There are approximately 160,000 traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in Canada every year. It is the leading cause of death in people under the age of 45. Many are left without the ability to work or perform activities of daily living (ADLs).

 

Consider John, a married 54-year-old corporate lawyer, who suffered a TBI when his car went off the road last year. In the emergency room, John’s Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) was 4/15, his pupils were fixed, and cerebral spinal fluid leaked from his right ear. CT scan revealed a skull fracture with intracranial bleeding.

After seven months of recovery and rehabilitation, John was discharged home. His deficits included difficulties with language and writing, memory and concentration. Because his career relied heavily on these skills, John was unable to continue working. He required permanent help with all ADLs and a nurse to oversee his care. 

(This article was originally published by The Lawyer's Daily. The rest of the story can be found HERE:)

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