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  • Decision # 27/99

    Issue: Whether the claimant is entitled to the payment of wage loss benefits beyond March 20, 1997; and Whether a Medical Review Panel should be convened.

  • Decision # 26/99

    Issue: Whether the claimant's left shoulder problems are related to his accident of October, 1996; and Whether the claimant is entitled to benefits for the effects of his left shoulder problems.

  • Decision # 25/99

    Issue: Whether the claimant has been provided with appropriate light duty activity in keeping with injuries sustained; Whether the claimant is entitled to payment of wage loss benefits for the period April 18, 1997 to March 15, 1998, inclusive; and Whether the claimant is entitled to payment of wage loss benefits for the period May 6, 1998 to September 16, 1998, inclusive.

  • Decision # 24/99

    Issue: Whether the claimant's death was the result of an accident arising out of and in the course of the worker's employment.

  • Decision # 23/99

    Issue: Whether the claim for compensation is acceptable.

  • Decision # 22/99

    Issue: Whether the claimant should be reimbursed for the labour component of the cost of repairing the roof of his residence.

  • Decision # 21/99

    Issue: Whether the chiropractic treatment for the claimant's right arm, right shoulder and right neck are related to his August 6, 1997, left elbow injury.

  • Decision # 20/99

    Issue: Whether the claimant is entitled to benefits under the Act, for the effects of respiratory problems and/or bronchial asthma.

  • Decision # 19/99

    Issue: Whether the claimant is entitled to benefits while awaiting the result of the Medical Review Panel convened by the Review Office under Section 67(4) of the WC Act.

  • Decision # 18/99

    Issue: Whether the claim is acceptable.

  • Decision # 17/99

    Issue: Whether a Medical Review Panel should be convened under Section 67(4).

  • Decision # 16/99

    Issue: Whether the claimant is entitled to benefits for the effects of his low back injury on July 30, 1998.

  • Decision # 15/99

    Issue: Whether the claimant is entitled to vocational rehabilitation assistance.

  • Decision # 14/99

    Issue: Whether the worker is entitled to payment of wage loss benefits beyond October 8, 1997; and Whether responsibility can be accepted for the worker's right shoulder and neck complaints.

  • Decision # 13/99

    Issue: Whether the claimant is entitled to payment of wage loss benefits beyond May 21, 1996.

  • Decision # 12/99

    Issue: Whether the claimant is entitled to further benefits after August 14, 1997, due to the effects of her work related accident in August 1996.

  • Decision # 11/99

    Issue: Whether the claimant’s left knee complaints subsequent to November 1995 are related to his October 1994 compensable accident.

  • Decision # 10/99

    Issue: Whether the claimant is entitled to medical aid benefits for the effects of back, shoulder and neck problems which prompted medical treatment beginning about November 1994.

  • Decision # 09/99

    Issue: Whether the claimant is entitled to wage loss benefits and services beyond June 12, 1998; and Whether a Medical Review Panel should be convened in accordance with Section 67(4) of the Act.

  • Decision # 08/99

    Issue: Whether the MRI findings of February, 1998 are the consequence of the claimant's compensable accident of June 9, 1997; and Whether the claimant is entitled to benefits under Subsection 4(1) of the Act, for the consequences of these MRI findings.

  • Decision # 07/99

    Issue: Whether the permanent partial impairment has been correctly rated at 4.9%.

  • Decision # 06/99

    Issue: Whether the employer must make payment of the late filing penalty of $120.00 to the Workers Compensation Board.

  • Decision # 05/99

    Issue: Whether responsibility should be accepted for wage loss benefits from February 13, 1998, to March 4, 1998, inclusive; and Whether responsibility should be accepted for physiotherapy treatment related the knee injury and for the prescribed medications beyond January 30, 1998.

  • Decision # 04/99

    Issue: Whether the claimant has recovered from the effects of the July 23, 1992 accident; Whether the claimant has been overpaid in the amount of $1,588.22; and Whether the claimant is obligated to refund the overpayment.

  • Decision # 03/99

    Issue: Whether the employer should be provided with cost relief.