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  • Decision # 72/99

    Issue: Whether the claimant's right shoulder difficulties and surgery performed on March 10, 1998, are related to the compensable injury of August 26, 1988; and, Whether the claimant is entitled to benefits commencing May 1996 as being related to the compensable injury of August 1988.

  • Decision # 71/99

    Issue: Whether responsibility should be accepted for the claimant's current back difficulties including her time loss from work commencing September 1995.

  • Decision # 70/99

    Issue: Whether the claimant remains disabled by reason of her compensable injury of March 23, 1995; and Whether the claimant is entitled to the payment of vocational rehabilitation benefits or any other benefits beyond July 22, 1998.

  • Decision # 69/99

    Issue: Whether the worker has been overpaid wage loss benefits in the amount of $10,784.34; and Whether the worker is liable to make restitution of this amount by refunding the full amount of the overpayment to the WCB.

  • Decision # 68/99

    Issue: Whether the claimant's right knee problems commencing in May 1998, and surgery performed in July 1998, are related to the compensable injury of October 16, 1997.

  • Decision # 67/99

    Issue: Whether the claim is acceptable.

  • Decision # 66/99

    Issue: Whether the claim is acceptable.

  • Decision # 65/99

    Issue: Whether the claimant is entitled to payment of wage loss benefits from May 27, 1997 to December 16, 1997, due to the effects of his work related accident of March 25, 1996.

  • Decision # 64/99

    Issue: Whether the claim is acceptable.

  • Decision # 63/99

    Issue: Whether responsibility can be assumed for the worker's current right shoulder problems and his subsequent work stoppage on February 17, 1998; Whether there is entitlement to vocational rehabilitation benefits and services; and Whether a Medical Review Panel should be convened.

  • Decision # 62/99

    Issue: Whether the claimant should be provided with a propane stove.

  • Decision # 61/99

    Issue: Whether the claim is acceptable.

  • Decision # 60/99

    Issue: Whether the claimant is entitled to payment of benefits beyond May 2, 1994.

  • Decision # 59/99

    Issue: Whether the claimant was fit to return to light duties effective July 20, 1998; and Whether the claimant is entitled to payment of wage loss benefits beyond July 19, 1998.

  • Decision # 58/99

    Issue: Whether the claimant is entitled to further wage loss benefits after September 3, 1998, in reference to his work related injury on October 1996.

  • Decision # 57/99

    Issue: Whether the claimant is entitled to further benefits after March 12, 1997, due to the effects of any work-related accident experienced between January 1990 and March 1996.

  • Decision # 56/99

    Issue: Whether the claimant is entitled to benefits beyond October 10, 1995.

  • Decision # 55/99

    Issue: Whether the worker's suicide is compensable.

  • Decision # 54/99

    Issue: Whether a Medical Review Panel should be convened pursuant to Section 67(4) or 67(3) of the Workers Compensation Act; and Should a Medical Review Panel be convened, whether the claimant is entitled to benefits while awaiting the results of the Medical Review Panel.

  • Decision # 53/99

    Issue: Whether the claimant's right elbow difficulties including the ulnar nerve decompression surgery performed on November 20, 1997, are related to the right hand injury of January 14, 1997, and Whether the claimant is entitled to payment of wage loss benefits due to the November 20, 1997 right elbow surgery.

  • Decision # 52/99

    Issue: Whether the claim is acceptable.

  • Decision # 51/99

    Issue: Whether responsibility should be accepted for the worker's ongoing difficulties and subsequent wage loss from November 4, 1996; and Whether a Medical Review Panel should be convened under Section 67(4) of the Workers Compensation Act.

  • Decision # 50/99

    Issue: Whether the claimant is entitled to a Permanent Partial Impairment (PPI) Award due to his right knee injury which occurred February 9, 1997.

  • Decision # 49/99

    Issue: Whether the worker is entitled to vocational rehabilitation assistance; Whether the worker is entitled to wage loss benefits beyond December 29, 1996; and Whether a Medical Review Panel should be convened.

  • Decision # 48/99

    Issue: Whether there is basis on which to extend compensation (wage loss benefits, vocational rehabilitation services, medical aid) beyond November 28, 1996.