August 10, 2016
June 29, 2016
Highlights of Noteworthy Decisions
Review of benefits after final review based on significant deterioration that results in a determination of permanent impairment under s. 44(2.1)(d) of the WSIA, and that is likely to result in a redetermination of the degree of permanent impairment under s. 44(2.1)(e).
Consideration of entitlement for maintenance chiropractic treatment after retirement.
Referral of a claim back to the Board pursuant to s. 15.2(5) of the WSIA.
Retroactivity of an employer reclassification.
Whether an exception applied to allow review of a worker's LOE benefits after the final 72-month review.
Consideration of entitlement in a case of serious and wilful misconduct.
Whether a worker was entitled to a NEL assessment for a physical loss.
Whether a plaintiff's right of action against the employer was taken away regarding claims related to matters other than the workplace accident.
Determination of the earnings basis of a dependent contractor.
Acceptance of a settlement in a case concerning a construction employer's re-employment obligations, and determination of the penalty.