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  • Decision # 68/01

    Issue: Whether or not the Workers Compensation Board (WCB) should accept responsibility for the costs of the claimant's prescriptions for Lanoxin/Digoxin and Furosemide; and Whether or not the claimant's impairment rating should have been reduced by 50%.

  • Decision # 67/01

    Issue: Whether or not the worker's average earnings have been calculated correctly.

  • Decision # 66/01

    Issue: Whether or not the claim is acceptable.

  • Decision # 65/01

    Issue: Whether or not the claimant's current and ongoing back problems are causally related to the general nature of the claimant's work and/or the compensable injuries of February 10, 1994, July 19, 1994, September 2, 1994, October 10, 1995, February 13, 1998, June 25, 1999 or October 13, 1999.

  • Decision # 64/01

    Issue: Claimant's Issue: Whether or not responsibility should be accepted for the worker's right ulnar neuropathy. Employer's Issue: Whether or not the claim for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is acceptable.

  • Decision # 63/01

    Issue: Whether or not the claimant is entitled to wage loss benefits beyond January 3, 2000.

  • Decision # 62/01

    Issue: Whether or not the claimant is entitled to further preventive vocational rehabilitation.

  • Decision # 61/01

    Issue: Whether or not responsibility should be accepted for the claimant's chiropractic treatment subsequent to February 12, 1996.

  • Decision # 60/01

    Issue: Whether or not the claimant is entitled to wage loss benefits beyond July 3, 2000.

  • Decision # 59/01

    Issue: Whether or not the claimant has recovered from the effects of his 1997 compensable injury; and, Whether or not the claimant is entitled to vocational rehabilitation assistance in relation to his 1982, 1990 or 1997 claims.

  • Decision # 58/01

    Issue: Whether or not the worker's left shoulder problems are considered to be related to the incident occurring on October 26, 1994.

  • Decision # 57/01

    Issue: Whether or not responsibility should be accepted for the claimant's right wrist ganglion.

  • Decision # 56/01

    Issue: Whether or not the claimant is entitled to benefits or services beyond June 26, 1998.

  • Decision # 55/01

    Issue: Whether or not the worker's weekly pre-accident average earnings have been calculated correctly.

  • Decision # 54/01

    Issue: Whether or not the claimant has recovered from the effects of the June 14, 1999 compensable injury; Whether or not the claimant's disc injury was caused by either the 1994 or 1996 compensable accidents; and Whether or not the claimant is entitled to compensation benefits after September 22, 1999.

  • Decision # 53/01

    Issue: Whether or not the claim is acceptable.

  • Decision # 52/01

    Issue: Whether or not the claim is acceptable.

  • Decision # 51/01

    Issue: Whether or not the claimant's current and ongoing neck problems and migraine headaches are related to the compensable injuries of June 4, 1985, April 23, 1986 or April 10, 1987.

  • Decision # 50/01

    Issue: Whether or not the claimant's permanent partial impairment award for brain injury has been properly calculated.

  • Decision # 49/01

    Issue: Whether or not there is basis to extend further wage loss benefits beyond February 13, 1997; and Whether or not there is basis to extend further medical aid benefits beyond July 10, 1997.

  • Decision # 48/01

    Issue: Whether or not the claimant is entitled to wage loss benefits beyond October 12, 1999.

  • Decision # 47/01

    Issue: Whether or not the claimant's permanent partial impairment rating and lump sum settlement have been calculated correctly.

  • Decision # 46/01

    Issue: Whether or not the firm's assigned 1998 and 1999 rates of assessment should be based on new firm rates for industry code 20102 (Mining).

  • Decision # 45/01

    Issue: Whether or not the claimant is entitled to wage loss beyond March 2, 2000; and Whether or not the claimant is entitled to transportation expenses.

  • Decision # 44/01

    Issue: Whether or not the claimant's deemed post accident earning capacity has been calculated correctly.