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Catastrophic Injury (5)


The Licence Appeal Tribunal (LAT) recently released its decision in HW and Security National Insurance Company(17-005314/AABS). The central issue in the hearing was whether the Applicant, VHW had suffered a catastrophic impairment (catastrophic) from her July 14, 2010 rear-end collision.

Accident Benefits Updates: Claimant’s Refusal to Attend "Unreasonable" CAT Assessment Upheld

G.P. v. Cumis General Insurance Company, a recent claim before the Licence Appeal Tribunal (LAT), concerned G.P.’s application for a determination of catastrophic impairment and several denied treatment plans. G.P. had been injured in a motor vehicle accident in November 2013. She sought treatment...

Accident Benefits Update FSCO- Clarifies CAT Marked Impairment Threshold

In O’Brien v State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, a recent FSCO arbitration decision, the Applicant, Erik O’Brien was seriously injured in a car accident on August 21, 2008.  Despite extensive rehabilitation, he continued to suffer from Chronic Pain Syndrome with related depression and...

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