August 10, 2016
June 29, 2016
Highlights of Noteworthy Decisions
Whether the worker was provided with an LMR plan when the 72-month LOE review period expired, so as to allow review of LOE benefits and offset of those benefits by the amount of CPP disability benefits.
Determination of the appropriate wages on which to base LOE benefits for a worker who selected the older worker option.
Whether a worker was unable to work so that the re-employment provisions of the WSIA were applicable.
Consideration of the standard of proof for causation in an occupational disease claim.
Whether the Tribunal was bound by findings in a prior decision covering a different time period.
Consideration of prospective entitlement for health care maintenance treatment and related LOE benefits.
Determination of NEL rating for asymmetrical hearing loss.
Whether a worker claiming entitlement for traumatic mental stress experienced a sudden and unexpected traumatic event.
Consideration of procedural issue regarding the time to provide notice of a constitutional question.
Importance of the identification of the issues in an appeal.