Carlos Ortiz

Licensed Paralegal

Carlos has worked as a law clerk and paralegal in Toronto since 2000. Carlos received his Paralegal Diploma from Yorkville College in Toronto in 2002 and became licensed as a paralegal by the Law Society of Ontario in 2008.

Carlos has been involved in claims involving income replacement benefits, non-earner benefits, caregiver benefits, attendant care, medical and rehabilitation expenses, and housekeeping and home maintenance expenses.

Carlos has represented accident victims in connection with mediations before the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (“FSCO”), as well as at private mediations. Carlos has extensive experience with the arbitration of accident benefits claims at FSCO, License Appeal Tribunal (“LAT”) Divisional Court and he has appeared at numerous pre-hearings at FSCO, LAT Case Conferences, FSCO and LAT Hearings. Carlos has attended hundreds of mediations, pre-hearings and settlement conferences.

Carlos also deal with LTD and CPP claims on behalf of disabled people. Carlos has dealt with a variety of complex catastrophic injury cases, cases involving traumatic brain injuries (“TBI”), serious orthopaedic injuries, claims involving PAF (Pre-approved Framework) MIG (Minor Injury Guidelines), and a wide variety of other claims.

Carlos deals extensively with medical experts including doctors, specialists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, case managers, and other health care providers, as well as economic loss experts such as forensic accountants and actuaries.

Carlos is fluent in Spanish and is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, regularly update his legal skills and knowledge by attending seminars, giving presentations and other continuing education programmes given by the Law Society of Ontario and other organizations.
613.695.4443 Ext. 212

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