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Workers' Compensation (WSIB/WSIAT)

REGULATORY - Workers' Compensation (WSIB/WSIAT)

We act for major public and private corporations on their workplace safety and insurance issues involving the provincial regulator of workplace safety and workers' benefits.

  • One of our lawyers represented Can-Ar Coach (a major charter bus company) in a successful appeal before the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Appeals Branch in establishing that the bus drivers were independent contractors and not "workers". Can-Ar Coach/Tokmakjian, (1998) 9 Managing Claims 25.

  • One of our lawyers acted on a significant WSIAT decision concerning limitation periods under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act. Decision No. 1571/00E, [2000] O.W.S.I.A.T.D. No. 1775 (Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal).

  • One of our lawyers represented a major drug store chain in a successful appeal before the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal that opposed the worker's claim for lost time benefits even though the worker suffered a disablement in the course of employment. Decision No. 1347/99, [2000] O.W.S.I.A.T.D. No. 2175 (Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal).