Highlights of Noteworthy Decisions https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisions.asp Contains highlights of recent noteworthy decisions. en-ca Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal 2022-01-29T09:07:33-05:00 240 https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/../../img/coatOfArms.png Highlights of Noteworthy Decisions https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisions.asp Decision No. 1088 21 Entitlement for flat feet. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91719 2021-11-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1001 21 Entitlement to second LMR plan. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91610 2021-10-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1701 18 Entitlement for myofascial pain syndrome on an organic basis. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90975 2021-10-25T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 496 20 Entitlement for sarcoidosis due to mold. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91798 2021-10-21T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 921 21 Traumatic mental stress and thin skull principle. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91522 2021-10-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 764 21 In the course of employment - social event. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91337 2021-10-14T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1505 21 100% SIEF cost relief. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=92197 2021-10-13T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 502 21 Implicit jurisdiction. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91038 2021-10-05T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 998 21 Suitability of offer of modified work at home. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91607 2021-10-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 890 21 Right to sue - contemporaneity of actions of workers of two employers. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91487 2021-09-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1283 21 Burial expenses - travel to funeral. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91935 2021-09-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3014 18 Determination of relevant employer for application of the fatal claim premium adjustment policy. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91968 2021-09-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1328 21 Cumulative effect of pre-existing conditions in determining SIEF relief. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91989 2021-09-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1289 21 E Time extensions - effect of suspension of limitation periods during COVID-19. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91942 2021-09-10T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 697 19 R Request for reconsideration arising from subsequent Board decision. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91345 2021-09-09T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 214 21 In the course of employment - personal activity. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90701 2021-09-07T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1281 21 Significant contribution of compensable accident to death. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91933 2021-09-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 746 21 Entitlement to medical marijuana for treatment of PTSD. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91314 2021-08-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 674 21 Right to sue applications: exceptions for lessors under s. 28(4) WSIA. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91231 2021-08-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 903 21 Jurisdiction of Tribunal over access to non-medical documentation in worker's file. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91500 2021-08-24T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 641 21 Determination of applicable version of Board policy for pre-existing condition. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91194 2021-08-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1193 21 Weighing medical evidence following Ferreira v. Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91836 2021-08-16T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 457 21 Use of Board industry questionnaires for determining worker or independent operator status. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90984 2021-08-13T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2418 15 Statutory interpretation principles and meaning of "principal residence" in home modification policy. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90891 2021-08-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 484 21 In the course of employment - parking lots and instruments of added peril. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91017 2021-08-06T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1729 18 R Notice of downside risk. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90418 2021-08-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 651 21 Earnings basis for dependent contractor and retroactivity of policy. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91205 2021-08-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 570 21 Charter challenge to definition of severely impaired worker in ILA and PCA policies. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91118 2021-07-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1083 21 Arising out of employment - reasonably incidental activity. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91712 2021-07-23T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 37 21 Whether to adjust LOE benefits due to post-accident non-work related changes in circumstances. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90493 2021-07-21T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1585 19 Statutory presumption and seizures. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=87795 2021-07-16T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 946 21 Admissibility of summary of proceedings under the Regulated Health Professions Act. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91549 2021-07-06T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 407 21 I Worker's request to withdraw appeal pursuant to agreement between worker and employer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90916 2021-07-02T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 214 19 Aggravation Basis policy and initial entitlement. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91226 2021-07-02T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 75 21 I Tribunal's jurisdiction in claim for traumatic mental stress and chronic mental stress. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90536 2021-06-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1011 20 Approach to use in determining entitlement to LOE following termination of employment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89838 2021-06-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 660 21 Consideration of entitlement to interest on payments arising out of a legislative amendment in a pre-1990 claim. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91215 2021-06-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 312 21 Transfer of costs and negligence. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90810 2021-06-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 891 21 Chronic Mental Stress policy and credibility. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91488 2021-06-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 822 21 Standing of insurer that was not respondent's insurer to bring right to sue application. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91407 2021-06-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 749 21 Chronic mental stress and exceptions for decisions or actions of employer and interpersonal conflicts. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91317 2021-06-02T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 454 21 Use of written report of video surveillance evidence in determining breach of re-employment obligation. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90980 2021-05-28T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1169 20 I Procedural directions for batched appeals regarding suitable and available employment for workers under Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program, including Charter and human rights issues and participation of intervenors and amicus curiae. See also Decisions No. 1170/20I, 1171/20I, and 1172/20I. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90034 2021-05-21T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 659 21 Whether worker's surviving spouse was entitled to home modifications as part of LMR under section 48 of WSIA. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91214 2021-05-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 695 21 Consideration of whether costs for occupational disease claim could be apportioned between accounts of single employer whose status changed from Schedule 1 to Schedule 2 during period of exposure. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91258 2021-05-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 667 21 Whether NEL adjustment resulting from Board-wide NEL remediation process constituted NEL redetermination. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91223 2021-05-06T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1469 20 Whether Tribunal had jurisdiction to deal with issue of suitability of SO in appeal of LOE benefits at final review. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90399 2021-05-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1250 20 Entitlement for opioid dependency. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90134 2021-04-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 571 21 Learners and unpaid trainees under the WSIA. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91119 2021-04-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 434 21 Use of uninsured income from pre-accident self-employment to mitigate wage loss, and appropriateness of pre-accident self-employment as a suitable occupation. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90950 2021-04-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2741 17 Whether premiums should be reimbursed following cancellation of personal coverage. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91110 2021-04-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1514 19 R Status of an executive officer who was performing duties of a worker at the time of an accident. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89845 2021-04-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 485 21 Consideration of entitlement for chronic mental stress resulting from co-worker’s unauthorized tracking and recording of worker’s movements. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91018 2021-04-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 245 21 Entitlement to medication not listed on Board's drug formulary. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90737 2021-04-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 522 21 Medical evidence necessary to establish severity of pre-existing conditions for SIEF relief. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=91062 2021-04-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 280 21 Drug treatment and legitimate reasons for non-cooperation with LMR program. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90774 2021-04-14T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 790 19 Onus of proof in Board and Tribunal proceedings; consideration of entitlement and re-employment obligations following incarceration of worker. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85842 2021-04-12T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 377 21 Application of Coverage for part of an operation section in Employer by Application policy. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90884 2021-04-01T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 883 20 R Effect of failure to list issue on Appeal Readiness Form; procedure on reconsideration of abuse of process decision. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89676 2021-03-24T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 60 21 Whether NEL award should be reduced for preexisting knee arthritis under Table 40 of the AMA Guides. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90519 2021-03-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1664 19 Consideration of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease threshold and apportionment for smoking. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90199 2021-03-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 48 21 I Time limits for filing evidence and Confirmation of Appeal and issue estoppel. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90505 2021-03-19T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1859 19 Classification of construction company with associated development company and classification of insurable earnings under various contracts. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88114 2021-03-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 258 17 R2 Consideration of distinction between chronic pain disability and fibromyalgia. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90867 2021-03-12T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 227 21 Consideration of ongoing entitlement for psychological treatment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90717 2021-03-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 274 21 Whether licensing fees introduced after completion of a labour market re-entry program should be reimbursed. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90768 2021-03-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 320 21 Whether a right of action was taken away regarding injuries for which workers' compensation benefits would not be available. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90818 2021-03-10T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 213 21 Functional abnormality in the absence of documented loss of range of motion. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90700 2021-03-09T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 154 21 Discussion of the Tribunal's Early Intervention Program (EIP). https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90625 2021-03-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1293 20 Consideration of entitlement for an injury by chance event. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90185 2021-03-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 693 20 Consideration of entitlement for chronic mental stress. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89452 2021-02-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 148 21 Consideration of air conduction and bone conduction values for sensorineural hearing loss. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90619 2021-02-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 262 19 R Whether the Tribunal is required to provide notice of downside risk in an SIEF appeal. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90104 2021-02-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1758 19 I Tribunal jurisdiction over elections in a right to sue application. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=87992 2021-02-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1224 20 Whether a Schedule 2 employer was responsible for the costs of a claim. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90102 2021-02-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 96 21 I Examination-in-chief of the worker in an employer appeal. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90561 2021-02-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1089 20 Rating of post-traumatic stress disorder under the Board policy for psychotraumatic disability. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89942 2021-01-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1235 20 Entitlement to review of the additional amount under s. 147(14) of the pre-1997 Act. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90117 2021-01-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 898 20 Consideration of the assessment year to which a retroactive experience rating adjustment should be applied. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89693 2021-01-28T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1105 19 Determination of accumulated investment income for purposes of retroactive contributions to loss of retirement income fund. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89914 2021-01-28T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1195 20 Calculation of the earnings basis for determination of survivor benefits. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90064 2021-01-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 39 20 R Jurisdiction of the Tribunal over administrative decisions of the Board. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90098 2021-01-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3503 18 Determination of whether a Charter challenge was moot. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90141 2021-01-21T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 63 21 Consideration of employer classification and ancillary workers. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90522 2021-01-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 9 21 Consideration of the standard of proof for survivor benefits entitlement. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90462 2021-01-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1145 20 Entitlement of employer to 0% SIEF relief. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90005 2021-01-06T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2134 19 Classification of employer with business activities in Schedule 1 rate groups with compulsory and non-compulsory coverage. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88428 2021-01-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1998 19 R Consideration of the jurisdiction of the Tribunal to consider sequential issues. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89844 2020-12-31T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 821 17 R Questioning of the appellant worker by the vice-chair hearing the appeal. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90366 2020-12-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1011 16 R Whether release of a leading case on an issue was grounds for reconsideration of a decision. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89563 2020-12-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1692 19 I A decision considering the transitional provisions in the WSIA respecting referrals of mental stress cases https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89767 2020-12-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1131 20 Consideration of entitlement for cannabis under Board policy. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89991 2020-11-23T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3806 17 Determination of the earnings basis of an apprentice. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=80649 2020-11-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1818 18 R2 Whether the Tribunal should pursue an application for reconsideration on its own initiative after the applicant declined to continue with the application. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=90067 2020-11-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 901 20 Consideration of entitlement for traumatic mental stress as a result of a sexual assault. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89698 2020-11-05T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1098 20 I Adjudication of a mental stress case after referral back to the Board under amendments to the WSIA. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89953 2020-11-02T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 715 17 Jurisdiction over time limit issue implicitly dealt with by the Board. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=86456 2020-10-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1051 20 Consideration of claimed expert opinion referred to only in submissions. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89891 2020-10-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1072 19 Whether the right of action was taken away against an employer that transferred from Schedule 2 to Schedule 1. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=86176 2020-10-19T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 573 19 Whether work was for purposes of an employer's industry. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85576 2020-10-06T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1012 20 Role of expert medical opinion. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89839 2020-10-02T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2148 19 Whether the right of action was taken away regarding an accident in an aircraft while working out of Ontario. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88447 2020-09-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3503 18 IR Procedure when there is a Charter issue; procedure when an applicable Board policy was not included in Board policy package. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89620 2020-09-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 897 20 Whether a type III acromion was a pre-existing condition for SIEF purposes. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89692 2020-09-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1967 17 Consideration of weight to be given to surveillance evidence. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=78635 2020-09-10T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 943 20 Procedure for determining the appeal to be suitable for an in-person hearing during COVID-19. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89750 2020-09-02T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 755 20 Consideration of an objection to the COVID-19 hearing format selected by the Tribunal for the appeal. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89523 2020-08-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2999 18 R Comparison of Board policies on recurrences and pre-existing conditions. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=84222 2020-08-25T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 872 20 Entitlement for recurrences under different Board policies. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89662 2020-08-21T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 556 20 Apportionment of costs between Schedule 2 employers. Cost of an independent living allowance and personal care allowance flowing from a secondary condition are to be charged to the original accident employer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89278 2020-08-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 905 20 Whether an emergency services dispatcher had entitlement for traumatic mental stress. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89703 2020-08-06T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3125 17 Whether the worker had entitlement for psychotraumatic disability as a result of a traumatic brain injury. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=79884 2020-08-05T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 645 19 Consideration of entitlement for surgery out of Ontario. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85663 2020-07-10T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 674 20 Whether a worker's death resulted from a compensable injury. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89433 2020-07-10T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 877 20 Whether, in the circumstances, obesity and smoking were pre-existing conditions for purposes of SIEF relief. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89667 2020-07-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 62 20 Application of the merits and justice to the Board's Fatal Claim Premium Adjustment policy. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88665 2020-07-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2125 19 Classification of security services provided by an employer in a by-application industry. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88419 2020-07-24T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 739 20 Consideration of entitlement following termination of employment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89504 2020-07-24T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 737 20 Consideration of an objection to the COVID-19 hearing format selected by the Tribunal for the appeal. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89502 2020-07-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1875 19 I Whether a decision of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario regarding a doctor is admissible in a Tribunal appeal. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88131 2020-06-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 733 20 Consideration of entitlement for traumatic mental stress. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89498 2020-06-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 430 20 Payment of rent differential as a health care measure. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89127 2020-06-19T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 455 20 Review of prior Tribunal case law and criteria of entitlement for medical marijuana, prior to introduction of Board policy. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89153 2020-06-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1891 18 IR Adoption of broad interpretation of jurisdiction over issues on appeal. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88345 2020-06-01T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 787 19 Consideration of a right to sue application regarding an action in Ontario concerning an accident the occurred out of Ontario. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85838 2020-05-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3247 18 R Whether a decision gave sufficient reasons regarding consideration of evidence. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89014 2020-05-28T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 323 20 Whether an employer was entitled to retroactive adjustment of its experience rating account to reflect SIEF relief. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88992 2020-05-25T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 532 20 Consideration of Board policies for Home Modification, Independent Living Devices, and Independent Living Allowance. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89251 2020-05-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 587 20 Whether an explicit directive memo from an ARO constituted a "decision." https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89325 2020-05-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 401 20 Consideration of air conduction and bone conduction measurements for sensorineural hearing loss. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89091 2020-05-06T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1706 16 Osteoporosis arising from medication prescribed for a compensable condition. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73713 2020-04-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1989 19 Casual workers under the WSIA. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88261 2020-04-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2530 18 R Whether to investigate further and whether to apply the benefit of doubt. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89177 2020-04-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3529 18 Entitlement for traumatic mental stress granted in a situation of assault occurring in workplace which arose from a domestic dispute. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88680 2020-04-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2713 16 R Whether a plaintiff, who did not have notice of a right to sue application, was entitled to a reconsideration. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=84592 2020-04-23T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3187 18 R Analysis and weight of medical evidence. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89199 2020-04-23T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 61 20 Consideration of appropriateness of health care. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88664 2020-04-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 12 20 Consideration of entitlement for leukemia. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88604 2020-04-24T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2126 19 I Identification of the accident date and the accident employer in a disablement case. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88420 2020-04-21T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2169 19 Determination of a worker's long-term earnings basis. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88474 2020-04-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1052 19 R Entitlement to LOE benefits when a worker was no longer working at the time of compensable surgery. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88440 2020-04-14T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 480 20 Consideration of what constitutes constant and debilitating pain for purposes of entitlement for medical marijuana. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89190 2020-04-14T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2264 19 Determination of the earnings basis of a worker with short length of employment with the accident employer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88579 2020-04-09T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2091 19 Section 63 agreements between workers and Schedule 2 employers. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88381 2020-04-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 175 20 Consideration of an employer's entitlement to a retroactive experience rating account adjustment after being granted SIEF relief. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88806 2020-04-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 381 20 Consideration of an employer's entitlement to a retroactive experience rating account adjustment after being granted SIEF relief. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89067 2020-04-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 27 20 Whether a worker was entitled to extensions of the time to file an election regarding an accident out of Ontario and the time to file a claim. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88624 2020-03-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2391 17 R Considerations in ordering a Tribunal medical assessor. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88987 2020-04-06T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 176 20 Determination of the long-term earnings basis of a dependent contractor. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88807 2020-03-24T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 329 20 Consideration of an employer's entitlement to a retroactive experience rating account adjustment after being granted SIEF relief. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88999 2020-03-24T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 407 20 A recent case of 50% CPP offset of a LOE award. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89097 2020-03-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 513 20 SIEF and PTSD. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89231 2020-03-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 440 20 Consideration of arrears date for an independent living allowance. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89137 2020-03-23T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 800 19 Consideration of entitlement for multiple chemical sensitivity. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85853 2020-03-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 322 20 Whether an accident was a new accident or a secondary condition resulting from an earlier accident. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88991 2020-03-19T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1779 19 Consideration of an employer's premises in a multi-storey building. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88015 2020-03-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 439 20 Determination of whether a claim was active in a particular year. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=89136 2020-03-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 207 20 Whether to refer a claim for mental stress back to the Board. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88846 2020-03-12T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2041 19 Whether to use the matrix or the 50% SIEF relief provision in the Board's SIEF policy. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88320 2020-03-16T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1876 17 R2 Determination of pre-injury and post-injury earnings of a volunteer firefighter. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=86223 2020-03-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1266 18 Impact of older worker option on the identified SO. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=87928 2020-03-02T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2237 19 Whether to transfer the costs of a claim to the property manager or maintenance company where an accident occurred. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88550 2020-02-28T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 233 20 Whether an employer breached its re-employment obligations when it terminated a worker's employment, and whether the worker was entitled to LOE benefits following the termination. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88875 2020-02-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1409 18 R Consideration of the standard for reconsideration. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88607 2020-02-12T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 166 20 A recent decision on pre-existing conditions and pre-accident disabilities under the SIEF policy https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88794 2020-02-06T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 785 19 R Whether there is an obligation to consider prior Tribunal decisions that were not raised by a party. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88560 2020-01-23T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1919 19 Earnings basis for a student where prospects of completing education are doubtful https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88180 2020-01-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 40 19 Sustainability of employment where majority of earnings in modified job are tips https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88283 2020-01-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1771 19 I Whether there was a conflict of interest in a former Board employee representing the worker. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88007 2020-01-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2206 19 Consideration of criteria for a recurrence under Board policies. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88516 2020-01-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 9 20 Consideration of entitlement under Board policies for secondary conditions and recurrences. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88600 2020-01-16T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2116 19 Consideration of the medical significance of pre-existing conditions for purposes of SIEF relief. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88409 2020-01-07T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2762 18 Determination of LOE benefits at the final review for a worker who was working but not in a SEB-identified job. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=83964 2020-01-02T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1372 19 Consideration of entitlement for lung cancer for a worker in the rubber industry. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=86559 2020-01-02T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1583 19 Pension assessment after knee replacement surgery. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=87793 2019-12-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1815 19 Factors in consideration of reduction of a re-employment penalty against an employer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88055 2019-12-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 757 19 Consideration of review and reduction of a personal care allowance. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85801 2019-12-19T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1229 19 Consideration of the principle of proportionality in determining whether to obtain an independent medical assessment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=86376 2019-12-13T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 216 19 Calculation of the earnings basis for a volunteer firefighter. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85146 2019-12-05T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2092 19 Whether future costs of a claim should be removed from an employer's NEER experience rating account. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=88382 2019-12-02T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 566 19 Consideration of entitlement for complex regional pain syndrome and chronic pain disability. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85569 2019-11-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 684 19 Interpretation of the Board's SIEF policy. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85719 2019-11-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1161 19 Consideration of entitlement for traumatic mental stress and chronic mental stress. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=86289 2019-11-19T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1540 17 R Consideration of weight of medical evidence. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=86131 2019-11-13T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1294 19 Consideration of credibility in determining genuineness of chronic pain disability. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=86461 2019-11-06T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1561 19 Whether offset of LOE benefits by the amount of CPP disability benefits was allowed after the final 72-month review. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=87769 2019-11-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 852 19 I Consideration of factors in determining admissibility of an expert report. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85915 2019-10-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3646 17 Consideration of principles of causation and epidemiological evidence. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=86323 2019-10-28T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1354 19 Thresholds for entitlement to benefits and to a NEL award for noise-induced hearing loss. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=86539 2019-10-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1227 19 Whether, in the circumstances, the right to sue for wrongful dismissal was taken away. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=86374 2019-10-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2602 18 I2 Consideration of admissibility of certain materials in a right to sue application. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=86251 2019-10-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2975 18 Consideration of entitlement for aggravation of pre-existing calcific tendonitis. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=86433 2019-10-02T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2264 18 R Consideration of Board policy regarding noise-induced hearing loss. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=86074 2019-09-25T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1544 17 Importance for Tribunal assessor to accept findings of fact made by the hearing panel. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=86220 2019-09-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1275 19 Requirements for conviction under s. 149(2) of the WSIA for willfully failing to inform the Board of a material change in circumstances. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=86427 2019-09-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1330 18 R Determination of the arrears date for an independent living allowance. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=86011 2019-09-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 935 19 Determination of the average earnings of a student. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=86005 2019-09-05T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1051 17 Apportionment of costs of a claim between construction employers. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=83544 2019-09-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 855 19 Eligibility to receive s. 147(4) supplementary benefits under one claim and FEL benefits under a subsequent claim. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85921 2019-08-19T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1773 17 R Consideration of suitable and available employment for a worker employed under the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=83113 2019-08-09T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2238 18 Whether the worker's degenerative disc disease was a disablement related to heavy work. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=83385 2019-08-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 931 19 Rating of COPD under the AMA Guides. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=86001 2019-07-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1301 19 Determination of the severity of an accident for purposes of SIEF relief. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=86469 2019-07-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 819 19 I Whether an unlicensed representative should be allowed to represent a worker on the basis of the exemption for a friend. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85875 2019-07-09T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 820 19 Whether termination pay received by a worker should be deducted from the worker's LOE benefits. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85876 2019-07-05T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2970 18 Interpretation of the term "condition" in the Board's SIEF policy. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=84190 2019-07-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1643 18 R Tribunal jurisdiction with regard to NEL reassessments. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85506 2019-06-28T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2444 17 Determination of the contents of the Assessor Brief to be sent to a Tribunal medical assessor. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85687 2019-06-28T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2793 18 Whether the right of action in Ontario was taken away with respect to an accident out of Ontario. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=86211 2019-06-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2096 18 R Standard of proof in workers' compensation proceedings. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=86241 2019-06-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1905 16 R2 Whether a decision gave adequate reasons for preferring of some evidence over other evidence. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85659 2019-06-21T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2530 17 R Whether there was denial of natural justice due to lack of an interpreter. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85325 2019-06-19T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 249 19 I Whether an employer appeal of a decision granting a worker entitlement for mental stress should be referred back to the Board. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85193 2019-06-06T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2816 18 Whether the worker was entitled to LOE benefits following termination of employment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=84020 2019-05-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 891 19 Whether a NEL award for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease should be apportioned between occupational exposure and smoking. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85960 2019-05-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 626 19 Status of an executive officer who was performing duties of a worker at the time of an accident. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85638 2019-05-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 83 19 Whether plaintiff in a civil case was in the course of employment while travelling to a work site. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=84983 2019-05-14T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2855 17 R2 Rehearing, after a reconsideration is granted, is on the merits of the appeal. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85907 2019-05-13T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1992 18 Whether a person was a common law spouse of a deceased worker. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=83112 2019-05-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1096 18 Determination of the earnings basis of a student, including the date for recalculation. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=82102 2019-04-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 624 19 I Whether a paralegal under administrative suspension could act as a representative. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85636 2019-04-23T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 290 19 Whether termination of worker's employment, after short-term failure of the worker to co-operate, ended the employer's own obligation to co-operate. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85240 2019-04-09T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3113 18 Whether the costs of an occupational disease claim could be apportioned between employers in the circumstances. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=84355 2019-04-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1419 18 R Consideration of weight to be given to a medical report. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85596 2019-04-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 275 19 Whether the worker was entitled to review of LOE benefits after expiry of the 72-month review period. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85224 2019-03-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 983 17 Consideration of entitlement for Alzheimer's disease as a result of occupational exposure. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=76549 2019-03-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 400 19 SIEF relief, related to worker with post-traumatic stress disability, based on prior vulnerability. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85374 2019-03-21T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3349 17 R2 Retroactivity of the offset of LOE benefits by the amount of CPP disability benefits. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=84841 2019-03-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 699 13 Whether reduction of survivor benefits under the WSIA to reflect CPP survivor benefits violated the Charter of Rights. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85187 2019-03-19T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3245 18 Extended period of retroactivity of premium adjustment due to lack of full disclosure by the employer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=84505 2019-03-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1211 16 Whether the worker's death by suicide was a result of a compensable injury. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73202 2019-03-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2346 12 Whether the Board's Fatal Claim Premium Adjustment Policy violated the Charter of Rights. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85196 2019-03-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 302 19 Application of the Ontario Rating Schedule for a pension assessment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85255 2019-02-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2113 15 R2 Whether an employer was entitled to retroactive adjustment of its experience rating account to reflect SIEF relief granted by the Tribunal. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=85071 2019-02-14T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1363 17 Whether to admit into evidence a report from a doctor that was obtained without anonymizing the file. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=77975 2019-02-13T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2591 18 Requirements of Board policy for the older worker option. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=83776 2019-02-13T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3176 18 Whether FEL benefits could be offset by the amount of CPP disability benefits after the final FEL review. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=84426 2019-02-05T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3362 18 Determination of LOE benefits for a worker who suffered a post-accident non-compensable impairment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=84656 2019-02-05T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2972 18 Transfer of a portion of the costs of a claim from the accident employer to another employer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=84192 2019-01-28T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3538 18 Whether a worker was eligible for a FEL determination. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=84859 2019-01-23T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 36 19 Requirement to apply applicable Board policy. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=84927 2019-01-16T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1878 18 Whether right of action was taken away regarding legal fees in defending criminal charges. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=82979 2019-01-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3473 18 Requirements for transfer from Schedule 2 to Schedule 1 under s. 74 of the WSIA. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=84786 2018-12-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2086 18 Entitlement to LOE benefits where a worker was not working prior to a deterioration after the final review. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=83214 2018-12-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2475 18 Whether to include certain EI benefits in average earnings, as analogous to a work-sharing or job creation program within Board policy. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=83643 2018-12-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2699 18 Review of LOE benefits after 72 months due to significant temporary deterioration. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=83898 2018-12-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3428 18 I Whether an employer appeal of a decision granting a worker entitlement for mental stress should be referred back to the Board. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=84737 2018-12-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3451 18 Entitlement of a firefighter for cancer, when the presumption did not apply. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=84761 2018-12-13T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 548 18 Whether a widow was entitled to represent the estate of the deceased worker. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=81470 2018-12-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2527 18 Adoption of robust and pragmatic approach to the evidence in order to determine entitlement. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=83701 2018-12-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1900 18 Entitlement to LOE benefits where a worker was not working prior to a deterioration after the final review. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=83009 2018-11-28T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2356 18 Calculation of LOE benefits for a worker who moved out of Ontario. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=83516 2018-11-23T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3235 17 Whether a claim for recurrence of mental stress should be referred back to the Board. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=80000 2018-11-09T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2948 18 Consideration of entitlement to full LOE benefits if an SO has been identified but the worker is co-operating to find a more appropriate SO. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=84166 2018-11-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 862 18 Whether a worker had entitlement for asbestosis, considering Schedule 4 and Board policy. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=81836 2018-11-01T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2444 18 Application of the presumption for a firefighter with cancer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=83608 2018-10-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2506 18 Whether a worker who arrived at work early was in the course of employment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=83679 2018-10-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2718 18 Whether and individual was a learner and, thus, a worker within the WSIA. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=83917 2018-10-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2809 18 SIEF relief in the case of a worker exposed to vibratory hazards. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=84013 2018-10-02T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 925 15 Consideration of entitlement to loss of earnings benefits after termination of employment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69705 2018-10-01T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2206 18 Whether a worker was entitled to the older worker option. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=83349 2018-10-01T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3349 17 R Whether LOE benefits could be offset by the amount of CPP disability benefits after the final LOE review. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=83026 2018-09-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2666 18 Whether the Board was limited to one LOE review after a significant deterioration of a worker's condition more than 72 months after an injury. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=83862 2018-09-19T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1315 18 Consideration of surveillance evidence. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=82348 2018-09-13T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 437 18 Whether to exclude a person from the hearing during other testimony. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=81341 2018-08-31T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2028 18 Whether a worker had entitlement for a repetitive strain injury. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=83151 2018-08-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1275 18 Whether a NEL award should be reduced due to a symptomatic pre-existing condition. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=82303 2018-08-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 704 17 R Purpose of the phrase "subject to statutory review" in the disposition of appeals regarding LOE benefits. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=83080 2018-08-10T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 483 18 I Whether a judicial review of a different Tribunal decision was determinative of the constitutional issue on appeal. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=81392 2018-07-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3343 16 Whether there was a right to sue a Schedule 1 employer regarding acts of omission by its workers. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=75496 2018-07-25T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 569 18 Whether severance pay received by a worker should be deducted from the worker's LOE benefits. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=81494 2018-07-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 109 18 I Consideration of the paralegal licensing exemption for a volunteer representative of a trade union. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=80946 2018-07-16T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 810 18 Breach of re-employment obligations in the construction industry, and entitlement to payments for up to one year. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=81773 2018-07-12T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1727 18 Consideration of entitlement to survivor benefits under the pre-1985 Act. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=82807 2018-07-12T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 812 18 Adequacy of a work transition program. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=81775 2018-07-09T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1759 18 I Whether a mental stress claim should be referred back to the Board pursuant to amendments to the WSIA. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=82842 2018-06-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 371 17 I2 Whether a mental stress claim was pending at the Tribunal, so as to be referred back to the Board in accordance with amendments to the WSIA. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=83035 2018-06-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1892 18 I A mental stress claim under the pre-1997 Act was not referred back to the Board under amendments to the WSIA. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=82997 2018-06-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1103 18 Calculation of an employer's premiums and surcharge when migrating from the MAPP experience rating plan to the NEER experience rating plan. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=82109 2018-06-25T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 538 18 Allocation of costs of a claim for occupational disease. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=81455 2018-06-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 498 18 Consideration of entitlement for a fatal heart condition. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=81410 2018-06-19T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 697 18 Entitlement to LOE benefits where a worker was not working prior participating in a Board-approved health care program. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=81637 2018-06-19T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 733 18 Compulsory coverage in the construction industry and the exemption for an executive officer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=81674 2018-06-19T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3095 17 Rating of permanent impairment for a condition not listed in the AMA Guides. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=79853 2018-06-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1672 18 Whether a worker was able to commute for modified work. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=82746 2018-06-14T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1653 18 Entitlement to LOE benefits where a worker was not working at the time of surgery for a compensable recurrence. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=82721 2018-06-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3185 17 Consideration of entitlement for a recurrence of mental stress. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=79946 2018-06-07T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1332 18 Whether a worker was in the course of employment while on a lunch break. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=82371 2018-06-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2438 17 Whether there was breach of regulations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act that would warrant transfer of the costs of a claim. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=79144 2018-05-25T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 167 18 Failure to co-operate will disqualify worker from supplement under s. 147(4) of the pre-1997 Act only if it is likely that earning capacity would have increased to extent contemplated by s. 147(2) if worker had co-operated. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=81014 2018-05-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 726 11 R2 Consideration of entitlement for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma as a result of exposure in the printing industry. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=70455 2018-05-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1447 14 R2 Consideration of the role of the Tribunal in considering joint submissions of the parties for resolution of the issues on appeal, and the process if some submissions are rejected by the Tribunal. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=81840 2018-05-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 973 18 Types of allowable expenses related to a work transition plan. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=81956 2018-05-14T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3096 17 Whether there was a right of action against an employer and executive officer regarding sexual assault by a supervisor. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=79854 2018-05-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1137 18 Entitlement for health care in the form of maintenance treatment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=82146 2018-05-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 897 17 Apportionment of a NEL award due to a pre-existing condition. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=76455 2018-05-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3380 17 Consideration of the AMA Guides provisions for intravertabral discs and other soft tissue lesions. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=80171 2018-05-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1817 16 R Jurisdiction of the Tribunal to confirm, vary or reverse a decision of the Board. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=82093 2018-05-02T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3683 17 I Determination of who should represent the deceased worker's estate on an appeal. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=80505 2018-04-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2246 16 R Status of surveillance evidence in the Case Record. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=81970 2018-04-24T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 250 18 Whether costs of a claim should be transferred from the accident employer to another employer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=81109 2018-04-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 606 18 Whether a construction employer was entitled to relief from premium assessments for an executive officer who was deemed to be a worker. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=81534 2018-04-12T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3775 17 Whether the nature of a worker's work after he became a deemed worker contributed significantly to the worker's disablement. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=80616 2018-04-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 178 18 Whether the lay-off of a worker in seasonal employment was a temporary lay-off or a termination of employment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=81028 2018-04-06T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3587 17 Determination of the appropriate chapter in the AMA Guides for which to rate a bladder condition. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=80396 2018-03-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 545 18 Whether to dismiss an appeal as an abuse of process. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=81467 2018-03-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2780 16 Extension of the recalculation period for determination of a worker's long-term earnings basis. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=74885 2018-03-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1334 17 Binding nature of decisions based on mediated agreements. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=77942 2018-03-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2691 08 R Exceptional circumstances making it advisable to reconsider a decision, on an application by the Board. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=81724 2018-03-19T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 667 13 R Consideration of the presumption and the weight to be given to expert medical reports. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=76331 2018-03-12T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3833 17 Consideration of the binding nature of a previous Tribunal decision. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=80678 2018-03-09T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 123 18 Provisions in Board policy regarding maintaining LOE benefits and paying additional LOE benefits during a temporary work disruption. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=80961 2018-03-05T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1917 17 I Release of case materials to a Tribunal medical assessor in the absence of consent from the worker. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=78582 2018-03-02T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 487 18 Whether to transfer the costs of a claim from an injured worker's employer to another employer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=81396 2018-02-28T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3836 17 Whether the right of action was taken away regarding a civil claim framed as an action for damages related to wrongful dismissal. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=80681 2018-02-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3126 17 Whether mandatory overtime should be included in the worker's short-term and long-term earnings basis. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=79885 2018-02-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 419 18 Whether the worker had entitlement for out-of-province health care. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=81322 2018-02-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 342 17 Whether a one-time bonus should be included in calculation of the worker's long-term earnings basis. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=81257 2018-02-12T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1835 15 I Referral of a pending mental stress claim back to the Board in accordance with amendments to the WSIA. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=70724 2018-02-05T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3349 17 Whether LOE benefits could be offset by the amount of CPP disability benefits after the final LOE review. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=80136 2018-01-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1301 15 Impact of pleural plaques and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on total lung capacity, and deduction of a settlement from benefits. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=80985 2018-01-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1876 17 Whether pay in lieu of notice received by a worker should be deducted from the worker's LOE benefits, both before and at the final LOE review. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=80990 2018-01-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2634 15 ER Consideration of all factors in deciding whether to grant an extension of the time to appeal. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71618 2018-01-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2903 17 Whether the right of action of family members of a deceased worker was taken away and whether the deceased worker would have been entitled to commence an action. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=79643 2018-01-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 15 18 Consideration of entitlement to LOE benefits for compensable surgery during a temporary work disruption, pursuant to revised Board policy. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=80838 2018-01-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3804 17 Whether a friend could assist the worker as an interpreter. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=80647 2018-01-16T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3474 17 Whether the costs of a claim should be transferred from a subcontractor at a construction site to the general contractor. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=80271 2018-01-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2594 16 Whether the Tribunal had jurisdiction over a right to sue application involving a federal worker. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=74672 2018-01-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3286 17 Factors for consideration in determining whether to grant an extension of the time to file a claim. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=80060 2018-01-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2018 17 Consideration of the applicability of the presumption and the benefit of the doubt. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=78696 2018-01-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3682 17 Consideration of entitlement for traumatic mental stress resulting from an incident off the employer's premises. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=80504 2017-12-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2923 17 Determination of the availability of a SEB for a worker in a remote community. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=79663 2017-12-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2510 17 Consideration of applicable Board policy for determination of LOE benefits for an older worker who selected the no-review option. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=79223 2017-12-14T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2434 17 Consideration of the binding nature of a previous Tribunal decision. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=79139 2017-12-12T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2533 17 Calculation of radiation exposure in a uranium mine for purposes of entitlement for lung cancer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=79248 2017-12-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 230 17 Whether the plaintiff in a civil case was a worker or a volunteer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=75753 2017-11-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3147 17 Determination of benefits at the final LOE review. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=79907 2017-11-24T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3354 17 Compulsory coverage in the construction industry and the exemption for an executive officer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=80143 2017-11-21T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1223 17 Whether LOE benefits at the final review should be based on actual earnings in a short-term contract position that was not in the identified suitable occupation. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=77815 2017-11-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3328 17 Whether a lay-off was short-term or long-term, for purposes of Board policy. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=80115 2017-11-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2477 17 Whether a person was a worker while attending a staff party after completion of the employment contract. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=79187 2017-11-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2508 17 Consideration of NEL rating for various aspects of impairment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=79221 2017-11-07T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1000 15 R2 Consideration of benefits at the final LOE review, where the worker had previously been found to be entitled to full LOE benefits. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=80083 2017-11-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2639 17 Consideration of the time restriction for redetermination of the degree of permanent impairment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=79363 2017-10-31T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2993 17 Determination of whether a claim was active in a particular year. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=79734 2017-10-24T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3291 16 Whether the worker was in a conjugal relationship, for determination of entitlement to survivor benefits. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=75432 2017-10-23T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3088 17 Need for consistency in decision-making, in this case related to NEL rating for shoulder acromioplasty. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=79846 2017-10-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3034 17 Consideration of LOE benefits following a temporary lay-off and a permanent lay-off. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=79782 2017-10-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 960 16 Consideration of conflicting medical evidence. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72894 2017-10-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1861 10 Consideration of epidemiological evidence of the hazard ratio in a lung cancer case. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=79603 2017-10-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2899 17 I Whether there was a final decision of the Board on an issue, either explicitly or implicitly. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=79639 2017-10-02T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1773 17 Determination of suitable and available employment for a worker employed under the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=78427 2017-09-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1290 17 Consideration of entitlement for gastro-intestinal cancer under criteria in Board policy and for multiple myeloma under general principles of causation. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=77889 2017-09-21T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2678 17 Consideration of right to sue when previous workplace insurance claim was denied. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=79405 2017-09-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2590 17 I Whether to obtain production of raw test data of a psychologist. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=79313 2017-09-14T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1144 17 Consideration of room and board in determining the earnings basis of a worker. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=76723 2017-09-05T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2480 17 Whether travel allowances paid by an employer should be included in insurable earnings for calculation of employer premiums. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=79191 2017-09-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 644 14 Consideration of the extent of employment decisions in a mental stress case. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=76434 2017-08-24T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2341 17 Whether offset of LOE benefits by the amount of CPP disability benefits was allowed after 72 months in the circumstances of a significant deterioration that occurred prior to the final LOE review. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=79040 2017-08-24T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2335 17 Whether review of LOE benefits after the final review is allowable based on deterioration of a pre-1998 compensable condition. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=79033 2017-08-23T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2151 17 Determination of non-earning periods that should be excluded from recalculation of the worker's long-term average earnings. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=78834 2017-08-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 842 16 Consideration of the substantial connection to Ontario of a defendant worker. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72756 2017-08-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1675 17 I Determination of the venue for a hearing. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=78320 2017-08-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1835 17 Entitlement to pension supplementary benefits after early retirement. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=78494 2017-08-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1939 17 Transfer of the costs of a claim from a temporary help agency to the company to which the worker was assigned. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=78607 2017-08-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1753 17 Consideration of the paralegal licensing exemption for a volunteer representative of a trade union. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=78406 2017-07-31T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 656 17 Standard of proof for psychotraumatic disability. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=76198 2017-07-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1417 17 Determination of best fit for classification of an employer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=78036 2017-07-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2180 17 Whether the presumption that an accident arose out of employment was rebutted. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=78863 2017-07-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1695 17 Replacement of a NEL award for organic impairment with a lower NEL award for chronic pain disability. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=78341 2017-07-12T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 831 17 Whether a NEL award for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease should be apportioned between occupational exposure and smoking. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=76386 2017-07-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1055 17 Determination of the earnings basis for a recurrence. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=76624 2017-07-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1130 17 Whether to exclude costs of certain accidents from the employer's experience rating calculation. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=76709 2017-06-28T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1868 17 Entitlement for traumatic mental stress when the worker did not witness the traumatic event. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=78529 2017-06-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2346 12 I5 Consideration of the Board Written Direction with Reasons on the referral to the Board from the Tribunal regarding the Board's Fatal Claims Premium Adjustment policy. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=76522 2017-06-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1194 17 Consideration of employer classifications for domestic services and nursing. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=77780 2017-06-19T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1129 17 Whether a worker had entitlement for traumatic mental stress based on second-hand exposure to violent events. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=76708 2017-06-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3061 16 Determination of entitlement under the serious injury program by translating pensions to NEL ratings and combining the ratings. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=75179 2017-06-13T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1067 17 Determination of LOE benefits at the final review. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=76636 2017-06-13T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1579 17 Conversion of pension to NEL rating for consideration of entitlement under the Board's serious injuries program. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=78216 2017-06-07T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 128 15 R Applicability of Board policy in effect at the time of the original Board operating level decision. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=78060 2017-06-01T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1331 17 Accident while travelling to residential employment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=77939 2017-05-24T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1124 17 Whether a worker had entitlement for injuries resulting from fainting at work. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=76702 2017-05-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3207 16 Assessment of a pension for chronic obstructive lung disease and consideration of whether the pension should be apportioned between smoking and workplace dust exposure. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=75341 2017-05-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2345 16 Determination of the earnings basis of an executive officer with personal coverage. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=74407 2017-05-09T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 468 17 Whether a NEL award should be reduced due to a pre-existing condition. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=76002 2017-05-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1397 16 Consideration of medical evidence of the worker's treating physicians. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73366 2017-04-28T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1098 17 Whether there is entitlement for chronic pain disability when organic condition resolved within usual healing time. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=76674 2017-04-21T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 353 17 Consideration of a global or holistic approach to rating psychotraumatic disability. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=75882 2017-04-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 925 17 Consideration of non-earning periods to be excluded from the recalculation of long-term benefits. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=76483 2017-04-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2071 12 R2 Consideration of the substantial connection to Ontario of a defendant employer and its worker. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73579 2017-04-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 947 17 I Whether one of the trustees of an estate should be authorized to maintain a claim on behalf of the estate. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=76509 2017-04-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1005 17 Whether a worker was entitled to LOE benefits while pursuing a grievance related to termination of employment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=76572 2017-04-10T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 976 17 Attribution of LOE benefits in a case of multiple claims. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=76542 2017-04-07T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1702 10 I3 Whether to accept proposed reply evidence or new evidence. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64364 2017-04-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3182 16 Determination of applicable Board policies in considering whether a NEL award should be reduced due to a pre-existing condition. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=75311 2017-03-28T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 256 16 Determination of status as a worker or dependent contractor and determination of the long-term earnings basis. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72122 2017-03-24T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 312 17 Consideration of entitlement to LOE benefits after termination of employment and after a subsequent non-compensable injury. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=75838 2017-03-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1704 05 whether the Tribunal had authority to look behind a final decision of the Board to address perceived defects in the Board's decision-making process. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=40612 2017-03-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 57 17 I Whether a claim of a first responder for traumatic mental stress should be referred back to the Board. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=75571 2017-03-16T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 521 16 R Consideration of application to reconsider a decision on a right to sue application, based on an amended statement of claim. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=76108 2017-03-16T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 672 17 Calculation of a transitional supplement under s. 147 of the pre-1997 Act. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=76216 2017-03-10T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 322 17 I Whether a NEL award should be reduced due to a pre-existing condition. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=75848 2017-03-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 385 17 Whether the significance of a repetitive strain injury to a permanent impairment was outweighed by a pre-existing condition. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=75917 2017-03-06T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2701 16 Whether a NEL award should be reduced due to a pre-existing condition. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=74795 2017-02-16T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 771 16 Whether the right of action of a federal mail contractor was taken away. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=74939 2017-02-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1410 13 Retroactivity of registration of an employer under the Board's policy on voluntary registration. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71945 2017-02-14T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1692 16 Recalculation of the long-term earnings basis in the case of a permanent worker with non-earning periods in the year prior to the accident. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73698 2017-02-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 134 17 Consideration of Board policy regarding entitlement for injury resulting from insect bites. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=75651 2017-02-06T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 215 17 Whether, in the circumstances, an offer of modified work on a different shift constituted suitable employment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=75738 2017-02-01T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3263 16 Binding nature of Tribunal decision on a subsequent related decision. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=75400 2017-01-31T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 200 17 I Whether a worker's appeal could proceed after the employer was placed in receivership. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=75723 2017-01-24T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2946 16 Review of LOE benefits after 72 months due to incomplete WT or due to significant temporary deterioration. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=75058 2017-01-23T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3227 16 Whether, in the circumstances, it was reasonable for a worker to rely on a functional abilities form (FAF) completed by his family doctor. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=75362 2017-01-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3308 16 Distinction between an aggravation and a recurrence, and consideration of entitlement under the Board's policy on aggravation basis. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=75454 2017-01-13T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2795 16 Determination of the retroactivity date for a personal care allowance and independent living allowance. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=74900 2017-01-06T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2632 15 Consideration of Board policy and recent scientific studies in determining entitlement for esophageal cancer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71604 2016-12-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3080 16 Consideration of the Employment Standards Act in determining whether the worker suffered a wage loss on a statutory holiday. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=75203 2016-12-28T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1241 16 Consideration of the jurisdiction of the Tribunal on a right to sue application. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73196 2016-12-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2455 16 Determination of the earnings basis of a dependent contractor. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=74524 2016-12-19T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3126 16 Whether offset of LOE benefits by the amount of CPP disability benefits was allowed after 72 months in the circumstances of a significant deterioration of the worker's condition. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=75252 2016-12-16T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2313 15 Use of Bradford Hill criteria in determining entitlement for occupational disease. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=75418 2016-12-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2884 16 Determination of the employer of a worker, when one employer hires out the services of the worker to another employer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=74993 2016-12-13T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1970 16 I Standing of an insurer in a right to sue application when the insurer may not have an obligation to pay statutory accident benefits. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=74001 2016-12-07T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2713 16 Absent parties on a right to sue application. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=74809 2016-12-06T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2783 16 Recalculation of long-term earnings basis. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=74888 2016-11-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1002 16 Whether to dismiss an appeal as an abuse of process. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72937 2016-11-28T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1554 16 Classification of employer that subcontracts parts of an operation. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73546 2016-11-25T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2285 15 Whether a third party claim by a defendant lessor against the employer of the injured plaintiff worker was barred by the WSIA. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73290 2016-11-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 576 16 Consideration of dependency benefits for non-resident dependants under provisions of the Act dating back to 1960. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72463 2016-11-21T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2806 16 Entitlement under provisions of Board policy regarding gastro-intestinal cancer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=74912 2016-11-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2707 16 Consideration of entitlement to a pension reassessment in the case of degenerative changes. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=74802 2016-11-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2799 16 Consideration of entitlement to a pension reassessment in a case where entitlement was originally granted for aggravation of a pre-existing degenerative condition. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=74905 2016-11-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2810 16 Consideration of payment for expenses related to death of a worker in a compensable accident. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=74916 2016-11-07T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2781 16 Consideration of entitlement to a pension reassessment in the case of degenerative changes. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=74886 2016-11-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2666 16 Consideration of amendments to the WSIA and provisions of Board policy regarding firefighters sustaining heart injury. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=74757 2016-10-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2532 16 Determination of the areas of NEL rating entitlement that should be reduced due to a pre-existing impairment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=74606 2016-10-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1933 16 Consideration of entitlement to an additional work transition plan. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73962 2016-10-13T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 119 16 I2 Whether a worker, who did not have entitlement for traumatic mental stress under the WSIA, would have had entitlement under the pre-1997 Act. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=74696 2016-10-13T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 913 05 Consideration of evidence of a cluster in determining entitlement for cancer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=74219 2016-10-05T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1809 16 Determination of the long-terms earnings basis for a recently-hired worker in permanent employment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73820 2016-10-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2343 16 Calculation of escalation of the earnings basis for pension and temporary benefits over an extensive period of time. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=74405 2016-09-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1447 14 R Consideration of the role of the Tribunal in considering joint submissions of the parties for resolution of the issues on appeal. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73379 2016-09-21T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1876 16 Consideration of the requirements of a labour market re-entry plan. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73897 2016-09-16T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2249 16 Whether modified work offered by the employer was suitable and available. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=74305 2016-09-12T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2125 16 Offset of LOE benefits by percentage of CPP disability benefits for a worker with chronic pain disability. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=74164 2016-09-09T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2063 16 Whether a worker was entitled to LOE benefits during paternity leave. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=74098 2016-09-07T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 771 16 I Jurisdiction to consider s. 12 of the federal Government Employees Compensation Act in an application regarding the right to sue under s. 31 of the WSIA. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72677 2016-09-06T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1362 10 Determination of the earnings basis of a recently-hired dependent contractor. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66895 2016-08-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1749 16 Whether a worker was participating in ESRTW, so as to allow consideration of benefit entitlement after the final LOE review. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73758 2016-08-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 712 16 Consideration of Board policy regarding timing of a work transition assessment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72615 2016-08-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1525 16 Determination of the best fit for the classification of an employer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73512 2016-08-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 657 15 Consideration of a transfer of costs from the employer for an accident occurring out of Ontario. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73027 2016-08-10T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1691 16 Whether a worker was in the course of employment when injured in the parking lot of the plaza in which the employer was located. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73697 2016-08-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1636 16 Consideration of entitlement to LOE benefits after an intervening event during an LMR program. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73638 2016-07-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 786 16 Entitlement to LOE benefits and for worker's self-directed LMR activity prior to granting of initial entitlement by the Board. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72692 2016-07-28T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 974 16 Whether the worker was in an LMR plan when the 72-month LOE review period expired. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72909 2016-07-19T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1551 16 Whether a worker had a permanent psychotraumatic disability. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73542 2016-07-14T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1724 16 Consideration of entitlement to survivor benefits based on the worker having 100% pension benefits resulting from more than one accident. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73732 2016-07-14T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1631 16 Whether the worker was provided with an LMR plan when the 72-month LOE review period expired, so as to allow review of LOE benefits and offset of those benefits by the amount of CPP disability benefits. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73633 2016-07-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 250 16 Determination of the appropriate wages on which to base LOE benefits for a worker who selected the older worker option. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72115 2016-07-07T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1638 16 Whether a worker was unable to work so that the re-employment provisions of the WSIA were applicable. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73641 2016-07-07T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1173 16 Consideration of the standard of proof for causation in an occupational disease claim. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73117 2016-07-05T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1177 16 Whether the Tribunal was bound by findings in a prior decision covering a different time period. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73121 2016-07-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1568 16 Consideration of prospective entitlement for health care maintenance treatment and related LOE benefits. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73560 2016-06-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1494 16 Determination of NEL rating for asymmetrical hearing loss. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73478 2016-06-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 119 16 I Whether a worker claiming entitlement for traumatic mental stress experienced a sudden and unexpected traumatic event. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71974 2016-06-23T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 996 16 I Consideration of procedural issue regarding the time to provide notice of a constitutional question. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72931 2016-06-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 427 14 R Importance of the identification of the issues in an appeal. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73502 2016-06-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1015 16 Whether a worker was a student within the definition in the WSIA and whether the worker should be reimbursed for a self-directed work transition plan. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72952 2016-06-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2369 14 Determination of the insurable earnings of subcontractors. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73334 2016-06-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 359 14 Whether to transfer the costs of a claim from the accident employer to another employer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66291 2016-06-10T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 129 16 Whether the worker was an apprentice within the definition in the WSIA. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71984 2016-06-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2346 12 I4 Referral to the Board for review of its Fatal Claim Premium Adjustment Policy. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68644 2016-06-01T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 224 16 Payment of a NEL award as a lump sum under the pre-1997 Act. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72089 2016-05-31T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2276 14 Whether to include voluntary overtime in the earnings basis for short-term and long-term benefits. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72121 2016-05-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1283 16 Obligation of employer to report an alleged workplace accident. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73241 2016-05-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2426 15 Consideration of link between carpal tunnel syndrome and repetitive keyboarding and mouse usage. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71380 2016-05-09T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1059 16 Consideration of entitlement for fibromyalgia. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73000 2016-05-05T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1094 16 Commencement and review dates for a retroactive pension supplement. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=73037 2016-05-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 967 16 Consideration of entitlement for a self-directed work transition plan. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72901 2016-05-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 70 16 Review of benefits after final review based on significant deterioration that results in a determination of permanent impairment under s. 44(2.1)(d) of the WSIA, and that is likely to result in a redetermination of the degree of permanent impairment under s. 44(2.1)(e). https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71918 2016-04-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 763 16 Consideration of entitlement for maintenance chiropractic treatment after retirement. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72668 2016-04-19T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 901 16 Whether a worker's benefits at the final LOE review should be based on earnings of an experienced worker. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72821 2016-04-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 859 16 Rating of permanent impairment for hepatitis C. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72777 2016-04-12T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 919 05 Referral of a claim back to the Board pursuant to s. 15.2(5) of the WSIA. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72747 2016-04-05T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 724 16 Retroactivity of an employer reclassification. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72627 2016-03-31T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2786 15 Whether an exception applied to allow review of a worker's LOE benefits after the final 72-month review. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71777 2016-03-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 624 16 Consideration of entitlement in a case of serious and wilful misconduct. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72513 2016-03-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 588 16 Whether a worker was entitled to a NEL assessment for a physical loss. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72476 2016-03-24T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 194 16 Whether a plaintiff's right of action against the employer was taken away regarding claims related to matters other than the workplace accident. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72055 2016-03-23T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 207 16 Determination of the earnings basis of a dependent contractor. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72071 2016-03-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 54 14 Acceptance of a settlement in a case concerning a construction employer's re-employment obligations, and determination of the penalty. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72079 2016-03-14T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 552 16 Distinction between warehousing and brokering, for employer classification purposes. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72439 2016-03-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 923 15 Whether a worker may maintain a civil action against an employer regarding post-accident conduct of the employer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69703 2016-03-10T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 292 16 LOE review more than 72 months after an accident due to significant temporary deterioration of the worker's condition. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72159 2016-03-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 430 16 Whether a worker should have entitlement for non-organic impairment on the basis of psychotraumatic disability or chronic pain disability. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72310 2016-02-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 447 16 Whether a worker was entitled to payment for a family member to be his attendant. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72328 2016-02-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1034 15 Determination of worker or independent operator status of person who had incorporated and determination of whether certain family members were dependants. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69839 2016-02-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 707 15 Consideration of whether the worker's final LOE review date should have been extended. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69471 2016-02-10T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 886 15 Determination of marked life disruption for chronic pain disability entitlement. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69662 2016-02-09T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2722 15 Determination of a NEL rating for low back impairment under the AMA Guides, and apportionment of that rating due to a pre-existing, non-compensable, measurable impairment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72164 2016-02-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 177 16 Whether a worker claiming entitlement for traumatic mental stress experienced a sudden and unexpected traumatic event. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=72038 2016-01-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 130 16 Consideration of the substance of the relationship in determining whether the plaintiff, who had incorporated, should be considered a worker of another company. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71985 2016-01-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2009 15 Whether a worker had entitlement for an accident while travelling to treatment for a compensable injury. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=70938 2016-01-19T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 26 16 Determination of the earnings basis of a volunteer emergency worker with concurrent employment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71862 2016-01-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 375 14 Consideration of an appropriate SEB for a worker, including cost-effectiveness of the plan. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=70825 2016-01-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1896 15 Whether the right of action of an undocumented worker against his employer for a work-related injury was taken away. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=70798 2016-01-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2730 15 Determination of who is the accident employer in a disablement case. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71717 2016-01-05T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2692 15 Factors to consider in determining whether to obtain an opinion from a Tribunal medical assessor. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71675 2015-12-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2562 15 Determination of LOE benefits of a worker who selected the older worker option in s. 44(3) of the WSIA. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71529 2015-12-21T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2510 15 Consideration of reasonable commute for suitable modified work. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71475 2015-12-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1649 15 Review of LOE benefits after 72 months, based on amendments to the WSIA in 2002 and 2007. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=70519 2015-12-16T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2230 15 Whether a spouse, who was separated from her husband at the time of his death from a workplace injury, was entitled to survivor benefits. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71175 2015-12-14T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2653 15 Calculation of average earnings for a worker who was injured shortly after starting work. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71631 2015-12-09T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2585 15 Determination of the earnings basis of an apprentice. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71554 2015-12-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2610 15 Whether a worker was entitled to interest on payment of pension arrears for injury suffered in a pre-1990 accident. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71581 2015-12-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2509 15 Determination of the earnings basis of a dependent contractor. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71474 2015-12-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2334 15 Whether a child protection worker experienced a traumatic and unexpected event for traumatic mental stress entitlement. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71286 2015-12-01T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2425 15 Consideration of extent of entitlement and reduction of a NEL award due to a pre-existing condition. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71379 2015-12-01T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1542 15 Determination of whether there is a recurrence or a new accident. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=70402 2015-11-23T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 579 15 Whether a bus driver had entitlement for bladder cancer as a result of exposure to diesel exhaust. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71466 2015-11-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1639 15 The doctrine of promissory estoppel does not give the Tribunal jurisdiction to grant a remedy that is not permitted by the statute. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=70506 2015-11-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1691 15 Consideration of the requirements of Board policy for entitlement to a personal care allowance and the start date for the allowance. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=70566 2015-11-16T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1992 15 Whether there was an element of double compensation in NEL ratings for organic and psychotraumatic disability. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=70903 2015-11-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2285 15 I Jurisdiction to consider a right to sue application regarding an action based in contract. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71233 2015-10-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2566 11 Consideration of the relationship between a workplace insurance claim and proceedings under the Ontario Human Rights Code. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71105 2015-10-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2256 15 Whether a travelling worker was in the course of employment when driving to a restaurant for a meal. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71203 2015-10-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 511 14 Consideration of a worker's actual ability to perform the modified work in determination of whether work was suitable. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66465 2015-10-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2080 15 Significance of determining an appropriate start date for retroactive FEL benefits. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71012 2015-10-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2148 15 Whether the plaintiff in a civil action was a learner within the definition of a worker in the WSIA at the time of an accident. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71085 2015-10-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1926 15 Determination of the retroactivity of an independent living allowance. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=70833 2015-09-25T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 95 09 I Determination of a leading case strategy to deal with appeals relating to claims for cancer and respiratory conditions resulting from exposure at the same plant. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=51040 2015-09-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1086 15 Consideration of a plaintiff's right to maintain an action against the lessor of a vehicle that did not supply an operator for the vehicle. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=70902 2015-09-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1959 15 Whether a worker was in the course of employment while attending a union convention. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=70868 2015-10-05T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1740 13 Whether laryngeal cancer was a significant contributing factor to the worker's subsequent stroke and aspiration pneumonia. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=71040 2015-10-05T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1336 15 Whether LOE benefits of a worker who has found employment in the identified SO should be based on pre-injury or actual post-injury hours. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=70178 2015-09-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1623 15 Consideration of the worker's request that the Tribunal obtain further medical evidence. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=70490 2015-09-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1761 15 Whether the worker's death resulted from an injury so as to entitle an estate to survivor benefits, when a drug for a non-compensable condition, paid for by the Board, contributed to the worker's death. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=70644 2015-09-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1845 08 R Whether to reconsider a decision when the request to reconsider was received many years after release of the decision. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=70640 2015-08-31T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1036 15 Review of procedural requirements for completion of the Tribunal's Notice of Appeal. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69841 2015-08-25T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1156 15 Determination of a NEL rating for asbestosis under the AMA Guides. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69973 2015-08-24T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1214 15 Consideration of entitlement to a NEL award for psychotraumatic disability. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=70036 2015-08-24T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1449 15 Consideration of entitlement to LOE benefits after voluntary resignation from employment for personal reasons. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=70302 2015-08-21T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 962 15 Consideration of Board policy to determine whether the two-year retroactivity period applied to payment of credit interest to an employer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69750 2015-08-14T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 657 15 I Whether a worker had the right to participate in an employer's appeal regarding transfer of costs. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69409 2015-08-13T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1269 15 Consideration of the effect on LOE benefits of a worker's move from an urban location to a rural setting. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=70100 2015-08-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 576 15 Consideration of Board policy to determine whether the two-year retroactivity period applied to payment of credit interest to an employer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69318 2015-07-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 336 14 Consideration of entitlement for brain cancer, when duration of employment was less than the policy requirement for application of the presumption. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=70413 2015-07-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2346 12 I3 Consideration of application for intervenor status. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=70400 2015-07-28T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1027 15 Whether a non-compensable accident was an intervening event warranting cessation of benefits. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69830 2015-07-21T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 255 15 Failure to co-operate with LMR based on a pattern of incidents, which individually would not have resulted in a finding of non-co-operation. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68965 2015-07-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1067 15 Determination of long-term earnings basis for a worker who was receiving social assistance benefits. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69875 2015-07-13T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1387 15 Consideration of circumstances in which a worker, who did not meet Board policy requirements, might be entitled to a personal care allowance or an independent living allowance. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=70236 2015-07-13T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 731 15 Whether LOE benefits of a worker with high pre-accident earnings that exceeded the statutory maximum should be offset by CPP disability benefits. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69498 2015-07-07T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1146 15 Consideration of the exception for small employers in determining the appropriate classification for an employer with more than one business activity. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69963 2015-07-07T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 704 15 Whether a worker was participating in ESRTW at the time of the final LOE review, so as to allow consideration of LOE benefit entitlement after the final review. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69466 2015-07-06T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 608 15 Whether a worker took himself out of employment by engaging in horseplay. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69351 2015-07-02T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1102 11 Whether earnings from concurrent employment should be included in the calculation of the worker's short-term and long-term average earnings. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69266 2015-06-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 893 11 Whether a worker, who had previously been denied benefits for an accident, was exempt from provision in s. 28 of the WSIA taking away the right of action. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69311 2015-06-24T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 412 15 Whether performance of modified work allowed consideration of LOE benefit entitlement after final LOE review. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69136 2015-06-16T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 857 15 Determination of the long-term earnings basis of a worker who came within the definition of a student in the WSIA. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69632 2015-06-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 198 15 Determination of worker or independent operator status, with weight given to provisions of collective agreement. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68905 2015-06-10T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1059 15 Consideration of air conduction and bone conduction measurements for sensorineural hearing loss. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69867 2015-06-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 459 15 Whether there can be different MMR dates for various components of a compensable condition. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69192 2015-05-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 698 14 Whether an emergency responder, in this case a 911 operator, had entitlement for traumatic mental stress. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66680 2015-05-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2071 12 Consideration of the substantial connection to Ontario of a defendant employer and its worker. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=62578 2015-05-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 340 15 Whether a worker who earlier refused suitable modified work, was entitled to LOE benefits after closure of the employer's plant. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69059 2015-05-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 476 15 Review of LOE benefits after 72 months based on an inadequate and, accordingly, essentially incomplete earlier LMR program. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69210 2015-05-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 650 15 Whether a worker, who accepted a part-time job because he was unable to find a full-time job, was under-employed for purposes of determining LOE benefits. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69401 2015-05-19T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 867 15 Consideration of Board policy on NEL redeterminations requiring a worker to provide initial medical evidence in support of deterioration of the worker's condition. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69643 2015-05-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2351 14 Whether a firefighter had entitlement for a heart attack. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68608 2015-05-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 749 15 Whether the worker's LOE benefits should be reduced or suspended for non-co-operation with LMR. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69517 2015-04-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 745 15 Determination of whether a pre-existing impairment was measurable and whether a NEL award should be reduced due to a pre-existing impairment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69512 2015-04-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1268 12 Determination of primary site of firefighter's metastatic cancer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69513 2015-04-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 229 15 Determination of NEL ratings for psychotraumatic disability and neurological impairment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68938 2015-04-16T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 371 15 Whether, in the circumstances, it was reasonable for a worker to rely on his family doctor's advice to stay off work. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69093 2015-03-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 225 15 Extension of the final LOE review based on participation in an ongoing LMR plan. Consideration of availability of work in the identified suitable occupation. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68933 2015-03-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 414 15 Consideration of the date for determination of the rate of interest on retroactive benefit payments. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69138 2015-03-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 533 15 Determination of a NEL award for loss of vision under the AMA Guides. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69269 2015-04-13T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 494 15 Whether it was appropriate for the Board to defer the worker's final LOE review. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69228 2015-04-09T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1794 12 Consideration of the status of an executive officer of a corporation in the construction business. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=62239 2015-04-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 454 15 Consideration of requirements for redetermination of a NEL award for non-organic impairment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69187 2015-03-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2346 12 I2 Consideration of the Board's Fatal Claim Premium Adjustment Policy. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69310 2015-03-24T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 645 11 R Whether an application for clarification of a Tribunal decision should be stayed pending a court proceeding. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67485 2015-03-23T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 188 15 Whether a worker was in the course of employment while proceeding home directly from the premises of a client. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68893 2015-03-23T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 375 15 Consideration of duration of payments under s. 43(13)(b) of the WSIA, after the employer's breach of its re-employment obligations, for a worker who later returned to work with another employer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69097 2015-03-12T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 456 15 Consideration of quantum of LOE benefits for a worker who was unable to participate in a work reintegration program during a period of disability due to a non-compensable condition. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69189 2015-03-12T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 531 12 Whether there was an abuse of process such that the Tribunal should decline to exercise jurisdiction over an appeal. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66524 2015-03-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 434 15 Whether a worker met the Board's minimum requirement for a pension of a rating for a least 0.4%. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69166 2015-03-10T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 312 15 Whether an employer that breached its re-employment obligations was entitled to SIEF relief on payments equivalent to benefits that were made to the worker by the Board under s. 41(13)(b) of the WSIA. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=69031 2015-03-05T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 893 11 I Whether the Tribunal was bound on a right to sue application by a prior decision of the Tribunal regarding benefits resulting from the accident. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=58063 2015-03-02T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 255 12 Consideration of quantum of award for facial disfigurement for an injury that affected function, rather than appearance, of facial features. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=60390 2015-02-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 191 15 Review of LOE benefits after the 72-month period, based on completion of a self-directed LMR program. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68897 2015-02-24T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 249 12 I2R Whether the Tribunal is required to consider other Board decisions referred to by an appellant. Consideration of what constitutes a request for a premium adjustment, for retroactivity purposes, within the meaning of Board policy. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68445 2015-02-23T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2046 14 Consideration of provision in the Board's policy on work transition plans regarding the option for older workers. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68272 2015-02-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 284 15 Consideration of entitlement for reflex sympathetic dystrophy under the Board's chronic pain disability policy. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68999 2015-02-19T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1771 14 Clarification of when the psychotraumatic disability policy is applicable and when the traumatic mental stress policy is applicable. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67946 2015-02-05T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1999 13 R Whether existence of two contrary lines of cases was grounds for reconsideration of a decision. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68329 2015-02-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 158 15 Consideration of weight to be given to acquittal on charges under s. 149 of the WSIA. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68856 2015-02-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 148 15 Whether, in the circumstances of the case, the Tribunal should undertake post-hearing investigation to obtain clinical notes. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68846 2015-01-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2293 14 Whether a volunteer firefighter had entitlement for colon cancer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68544 2015-01-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2135 14 Calculation of NEER factors in the case of a corporate employer with divisions which have their own accounts with the Board. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68368 2015-01-28T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1945 10 Second Tribunal decision to consider whether traumatic mental stress provisions in s. 13(4) and (5) of the WSIA infringed the right to equality in s. 15(1) of the Charter of Rights. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67550 2015-01-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1318 14 Consideration of entitlement for a heart attack on a disablement basis. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67416 2015-01-23T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1571 14 Determination of the NEL rating for a permanent hip impairment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67705 2015-01-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2157 14 Whether the worker was entitled to payment for medication that was not listed in the Board's drug formulary. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68392 2015-01-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2159 14 Whether the worker was entitled to payment for medication that was not listed in the Board's drug formulary. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68394 2015-01-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2013 14 Whether a worker was entitled to reimbursement for the cost of a car for use in a Board identified SEB. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68235 2015-01-12T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2089 14 Consideration of Board policy regarding enhanced work transition programs for young workers. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68318 2015-01-05T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2076 14 Consideration of circumstances to review LOE benefits after 72 months to account for CPP disability benefits. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68304 2014-12-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2322 14 Whether a worker, who had a compensable heart attack, had entitlement for a subsequent heart attack. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68574 2014-12-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2140 14 Whether a worker was in the course of employment during an altercation with a co-worker. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68373 2014-12-19T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2312 14 Whether work obtained by a worker could be considered to be work in a job identified as the suitable occupation for the worker. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68564 2014-12-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2439 12 Whether a worker in the auto parts industry had entitlement for esophageal cancer as a result of exposure to metalworking fluids. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63001 2014-12-12T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2143 14 Consideration of when it is appropriate to review benefits under s. 44 of the WSIA. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68376 2014-12-12T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1557 14 Consideration of distinction between carcinoma and sarcoma, in determining relationship to occupational exposure. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67691 2014-12-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1608 14 Whether meals provided to a restaurant worker should be included in the worker's earnings basis. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67745 2014-12-02T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2163 14 Whether it was appropriate to add back to the net income of a dependent contractor amounts paid to his spouse in an income splitting arrangement. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68398 2014-11-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 128 13 Whether Alzheimer's disease resulted from a minor head injury. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68379 2014-11-21T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2053 14 Whether the right of action of a domestic worker was taken away. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68279 2014-11-14T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1932 04 Consideration of the difference between a Charter challenge and a Charter values argument, and consideration of whether there was discrimination in the determination of FEL benefits after a recurrence based on earnings at the time of the original accident. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67853 2014-11-13T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 3 14 Consideration of requirements in content of a Board decision issued by way of form letter. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67405 2014-11-05T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1809 14 Consideration of Board policy requirements for relocation services and payment of relocation expenses. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67988 2014-11-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1928 14 Consideration of requirements for entitlement to a motorized scooter as a health care measure. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68137 2014-11-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 911 14 Consideration of adjudicative advice in the Board's COPD Binder in determining a worker's entitlement for chronic obstructive lung disease. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66933 2014-10-31T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1226 14 Whether to apply a change in a worker's income tax net exemption code after final FEL review. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67292 2014-10-31T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1856 14 Whether a worker was "unable to work" within the meaning of s. 41(1) of the WSIA, so that the re-employment obligation was applicable. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68043 2014-10-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1861 14 Whether the worker's direction to accept the older worker no-review option under s. 44(3) of the WSIA was valid. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68051 2014-10-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1780 14 Whether it was appropriate to determine a case by way of an oral or a written appeal. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67956 2014-10-21T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1352 12 R Use of updated data in recalculation of retroactive adjustment to an employer's experience rating account. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68090 2014-10-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1624 14 Factors to consider in weighing medical evidence. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67763 2014-10-16T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 423 14 Consideration of the extent of a worker's disability related to compensable post-traumatic stress disorder. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66365 2014-10-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1770 14 Whether the plaintiff worker in a civil action had a substantial connection to Ontario. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67945 2014-10-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2530 11 I2 Consideration of matters relating to production of documents from other proceedings, including the deemed undertaking rule. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=68045 2014-10-09T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 51 14 Consideration of Board practice of granting a 100% NEL award for compensable death. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65933 2014-10-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 766 14 Whether a worker was entitled to a second supplement under s. 147(4) of the pre-1997 Act. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66757 2014-10-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1546 14 Determination of the arrears date for payment of an independent living allowance and a personal care allowance. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67679 2014-10-01T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1246 14 Discussion of distinction between psychotraumatic disability and chronic pain disability. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67328 2014-09-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1072 14 Consideration of the principles of calculating a back impairment under the AMA Guides. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67117 2014-09-24T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1124 12 R Consideration of final LOE review made after the 72-month cut-off date but effective as of the cut-off. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66217 2014-09-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1069 14 Consideration of the requirement of continuous employment for the applicability of the re-employment obligation in the case of a personnel agency worker. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67114 2014-09-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1721 14 Whether worker was entitled to reimbursement for cost of surgery out of Ontario. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67885 2014-09-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1269 14 Determining survivor benefits for the estate of a worker who retired for many years from the occupation which led to an occupational disease but remained in the work force in other employment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67355 2014-09-19T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1549 14 Whether retroactivity of an employer reclassification should be extended based on the real merits and justice provision in Board policy. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67682 2014-09-16T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1610 14 Whether a worker was under-employed by reason of only seeking work in the local community. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67747 2014-09-16T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1313 14 Whether a firefighter had entitlement for traumatic mental stress. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67410 2014-09-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1568 14 Whether an individual was a worker or an employer for purposes of the WSIA. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67702 2014-09-02T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 967 14 Whether a claim should be considered active in a particular year, for the purposes of the employer's NEER experience rating account. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67002 2014-08-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1491 14 Whether enhancement earnings should be included in a worker's short-term earnings basis. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67614 2014-09-10T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1034 14 Whether to use the matrix or the 50% SIEF relief provision in Board policy. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67073 2014-09-09T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1545 14 Consideration of entitlement to health care benefits for drugs based on generic drugs listed in the Board's drug formulary. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67678 2014-08-21T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 851 14 Consideration of re-employment obligations regarding a worker who was unable to perform essential duties of pre-injury employment but was able to perform suitable work. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66855 2014-08-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1513 14 Consideration of whether a spouse was a worker, executive officer or partner in a business. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67638 2014-08-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 996 14 Consideration of an enhancement factor to a pension for bilateral cataracts. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67031 2014-07-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1119 13 Consideration of requirements of the Board's traumatic mental stress policy regarding objectively and subjectively traumatic events, and regarding a delayed acute reaction to an event. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64373 2014-08-05T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2384 12 Consideration of entitlement for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67517 2014-07-25T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 904 14 Focus on the worker's conduct prior to termination of the worker's employment in determining entitlement to LOE benefits after the termination. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66925 2014-07-23T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1353 14 Whether entitlement for an injury should be limited to an aggravation basis. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67459 2014-07-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 480 11 Consideration of the thin skull rule, and the crumbling skull exception, in determining entitlement for emotional symptoms and traumatic mental stress. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67053 2014-07-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1221 14 Consideration of retroactive appointment of a person as an executive officer of a corporation, in determining executive officer status. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67287 2014-07-14T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1265 14 Consideration of Board policy requirements to entitlement for stomach cancer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67350 2014-07-14T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 590 14 Determination of the commencement date for the recalculation of LOE benefits using the long-term earnings basis. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66553 2014-07-07T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1180 14 Whether plan proposed by employer constituted productive work within meaning of Board policy. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67244 2014-07-07T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 916 14 Whether the Tribunal had jurisdiction over decisions of the Board's operating level on referral from an Appeals Resolution Officer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66940 2014-07-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 874 14 Consideration of five-year guideline in Board policy regarding entitlement for psychotraumatic disability. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66891 2014-06-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1154 14 Consideration of entitlement for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease based primarily on smoking but combined additively with occupational exposure. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67217 2014-06-16T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1228 14 Need for consistency when not bound by Board policy in right to sue applications, and use of Board industry questionnaires for determining worker or independent operator status. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=67295 2014-06-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 396 14 Application of the presbycusis factor in determining entitlement to a NEL award for permanent impairment related to noise-induced hearing loss. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66333 2014-06-06T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2307 12 R Consideration of issues related to the presumption, onus of proof, standard of proof, expert evidence and internet evidene. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66321 2014-06-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 860 14 Earnings basis of a volunteer firefighter. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66875 2014-06-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 468 14 Whether the worker's death from a cardiac condition was the result of a compensable heart attack many years earlier. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66415 2014-06-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 962 14 Consideration of entitlement for a sudden and unexpected emotionally traumatic event, and consideration of whether the mental stress was caused by the employer's actions relating to the worker's employment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66996 2014-05-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 727 13 Standard for determination of whether a worker's right of action is taken away against an executive officer of the worker's employer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63910 2014-05-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1003 13 Whether the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure applied to a right to sue application at the Tribunal. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64233 2014-05-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 193 14 Whether cost of a worker's LOE benefits should be apportioned between two accidents. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66096 2014-05-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 205 14 Whether a worker had entitlement for an accident while engaging in recreational activity on the employer's premises during lunch break. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66113 2014-05-16T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 455 14 Determination of the earnings basis for a dependent contractor. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66400 2014-05-16T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 537 10 R2 Whether an unlicensed representative was acting in the normal course of carrying on a profession governed by another Act, within s. 1(8) para. 1 of the Law Society Act. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=61068 2014-05-01T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1786 11 I2 Whether a hearing of a Charter issue should be denied based on a prior Tribunal decision on the issue. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65584 2014-04-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 515 14 Whether the firefighter presumption applied in the circumstances and whether the firefighter had entitlement for a fatal heart attack. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66469 2014-04-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2157 09 Whether traumatic mental stress provisions in s. 13(4) and (5) of the WSIA infringed the right to equality in s. 15(1) of the Charter of Rights. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=58670 2014-04-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1686 12 Whether LOE benefits of a worker who moves to another province should continue to be based on Ontario wage rates. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=62109 2014-04-25T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2078 13 Determination of when a debt is considered to be due and owing, for purposes of recovery of an overpayment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65488 2014-04-25T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 364 13 Whether a welder had entitlement for prostate cancer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66621 2014-04-23T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 479 14 Consideration of whether a worker received health care or first aid only, in determining whether the employer should be assessed with a late filing penalty. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66428 2014-04-16T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 904 13 Whether a worker had entitlement for injuries suffered on the premises of an LMR service provider. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64118 2014-04-14T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 99 14 Whether LOE benefits should be offset by CPP benefits when the deterioration of the compensable condition leading to full LOE benefits did not result in an increased NEL award. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65992 2014-04-14T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 736 13 Whether a worker had entitlement for chronic toxic encephalopathy related to workplace exposure to solvents. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66637 2014-04-09T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 365 14 Whether an employer breached its re-employment obligations when it terminated a worker's employment for failure to provide medical documentation to support absences from work. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66297 2014-04-07T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1378 12 Whether an air conditioning mechanic had entitlement for Legionnaire's disease. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=61741 2014-03-31T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 510 14 Whether FEL benefits for a compensable injury should be offset by CPP disability benefits granted in relation to a prior compensable injury for which no FEL benefits were granted. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66464 2014-03-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2137 13 Whether there was an agreement between the worker and her Schedule 2 employer for waiver of benefits under s. 63 of the WSIA. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65560 2014-03-21T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2184 12 Whether a worker had entitlement for a bone marrow disorder related to benzene exposure. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=62705 2014-03-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 474 12 Consideration of entitlement criteria in Board policy for asbestos workers with gastrointestinal cancer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66410 2014-03-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 366 14 Whether a worker was entitled to benefits for injuries suffered when he fainted due to a non-compensable pre-existing condition. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66298 2014-03-14T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 47 12 Whether a worker had entitlement for infection related to an antibiotic resistant bacterium (MRSA). https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66424 2014-03-14T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2089 12 Determination of which of two Schedule 2 employers should be charged with the costs of a worker's claim for occupational disease. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66404 2014-03-13T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1940 12 Whether a worker had entitlement for bipolar disorder. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=62417 2014-03-06T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 236 13 R Whether to refer issues back to the Board for determination. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65493 2014-02-28T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 556 06 R Consideration of an application by the Board to reconsider based on subsequent investigation of the worker leading to the worker pleading guilty on counts of making false statements and failing to report material changes in circumstances. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64172 2014-02-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2001 13 Whether a worker had entitlement for psychotraumatic disability, notwithstanding exaggeration of his symptoms. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65404 2014-02-24T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2087 13 Whether, in the circumstances of the case, it was reasonable to require the worker to relocate in order to search for suitable work. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65498 2014-02-19T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 199 14 Determining the date of accident in a disablement case and whether and extension of the time to file a claim should be granted. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66105 2014-02-13T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 204 14 Whether a worker's NEL award should be apportioned due to pre-existing degenerative changes. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66112 2014-02-12T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2574 11 Whether a firefighter, to whom the presumption in s. 15.1(4) of the WSIA did not apply, had entitlement for colorectal cancer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66170 2014-02-12T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 201 14 Determination of the number of days to be factored out of the recalculation period for the worker's long-term earnings basis. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66108 2014-02-07T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 498 13 Consideration of provisions for review of LOE benefits for deterioration of a worker's condition after the 72-month lock-in date. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63642 2014-01-31T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1968 13 Whether the worker had entitlement for hepatitis B in the absence of an open skin wound. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65363 2014-01-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1057 09 Final decision on appeal regarding clothing allowance after Board policy change in 1996. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=66057 2014-01-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2354 12 R Whether the Tribunal should reconsider an SIEF decision in order to take jurisdiction over retroactive adjustment of the employer's experience rating account. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65397 2014-01-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2356 13 Apportionment of a NEL award for chronic pain disability between a compensable injury and a non-compensable co-existing condition. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65816 2014-01-28T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 688 12 How to attribute wage loss following a deterioration in the worker's condition, for a worker who had multiple compensable accidents. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65735 2014-01-23T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1894 13 Applicability of the Board's Workwell audit to a temporary personnel agency. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65274 2014-01-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1787 13 An overpayment is created not from when the excess amount was paid but, rather, from when the Board determines that there was an overpayment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65144 2014-01-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2331 13 Whether modified work at a distant location is available employment within the meaning of Board policy. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65787 2014-01-16T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2180 13 Consideration of activities that fall within the parameters of a personal care allowance. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65610 2014-01-14T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1126 13 Use of the Board's Adjudicative Advice document in assessing permanent impairment for a repetitive strain injury. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65895 2014-01-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 788 08 Whether natural gas door-to-door sales agents were workers or independent operators. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=60344 2013-12-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1803 13 Whether an aqua fitness program qualified as health care. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65161 2013-12-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1018 13 Whether a mechanic in the mining industry had entitlement for lung cancer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64250 2013-12-24T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2086 13 Consideration of provision in the Board's policy on work transition plans regarding the option for older workers. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65497 2013-12-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2210 13 Whether pay in lieu of notice received by a worker should be deducted from the worker's LOE benefits. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65644 2013-12-16T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2134 13 Whether delay in receiving treatment contributed to the extent of disability caused by a stroke. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65555 2013-12-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2348 11 Whether the Board should recalculate an employer's experience rating adjustments after retroactive classification changes. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=59806 2013-12-10T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 512 06 R Application for reconsideration denied, of decision finding that the two-year limit on benefits to workers injured after age 63 in s. 43(1)(c) of the WSIA did not violate s. 15 of the Charter of Rights. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64689 2013-12-10T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2447 12 Whether a maintenance mechanic at a nickel producer had entitlement for lung cancer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63010 2013-12-05T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 829 10 Consideration of a Charter of Rights challenge to the offset of CPP disability benefits from supplementary benefits under s. 147(4) of the pre-1997 Act. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=61339 2013-12-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1682 13 Regarding entitlement to LOE benefits after termination of a worker's employment when it has been determined that the termination is unrelated to the injury, whether it is still necessary to enter into a secondary analysis to determine whether the termination negates the significance of the compensable injury to the subsequent loss of earnings. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65021 2013-12-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1982 13 When the Tribunal grants redetermination of a NEL award, it is still up to the Board to determine if there is a measurable deterioration which places the worker below the current NEL quantum. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65378 2013-12-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2179 13 Review and recalculation of supplementary benefits under s. 147(4) of the pre-1997 Act. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65609 2013-12-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1981 13 Whether the worker was entitled to reimbursement for the cost of a drug that was not on the Board's drug formularies. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65377 2013-11-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2374 07 Whether a firefighter had entitlement for Hodgkin's lymphoma. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=62242 2013-11-25T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2373 12 Whether Board policy is intended to provide for multiple supplements under s. 147(4) of the pre-1997 Act when the new pension is recognized under another claim after a first supplement has been awarded but when the arrears date for the new pension award is prior to the date that the first supplement was recognized. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=62922 2013-11-19T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1199 12 Consideration of entitlement for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma as a result of exposure to benzene. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65574 2013-11-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 699 13 I Whether Board policy to offset survivor benefits under s. 48 of the WSIA by 100% of CPP survivor benefits was consistent with s. 48(23). https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63878 2013-11-12T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1700 12 Whether a paramedic had entitlement for traumatic mental stress from attending an accident scene. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=62127 2013-11-06T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1512 13 Determination by the Vice-Chair of how to proceed when an unrepresented party requested an adjournment to obtain representation during the hearing. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64828 2013-11-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1098 13 Whether a correctional officer had entitlement for mental stress based on impact of carrying out controversial orders. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64346 2013-10-28T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 403 12 Whether a worker had entitlement for multiple myeloma based on exposure to benzene. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65385 2013-10-25T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 893 13 Regarding entitlement to LOE benefits after termination of a worker's employment when it has been determined that the termination is unrelated to the injury, whether it is still necessary to enter into a secondary analysis to determine whether the termination negates the significance of the compensable injury to the subsequent loss of earnings. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64106 2013-10-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 503 10 R Explanation of sequential decision making and its impact on jurisdiction and issue setting. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65034 2013-10-16T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1858 13 Consideration of how to rate chronic pain within Class 4 of the Board's rating schedule. Entitlement for health care based on recent establishment of the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65226 2013-10-07T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1545 13 Whether a worker, who had been pursuing his claim in another province, was entitled to an extension of the time to file a claim in Ontario. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64865 2013-10-01T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1696 13 I Whether a union representative could represent a worker of a different union under the provisions of the Law Society Act or for reasons of fairness. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65039 2013-10-01T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 200 13 Whether an employer was entitled to cost relief for mental disorder suffered by its worker after the worker witnessed a motor vehicle accident. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63299 2013-09-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1706 13 The Board must prepare an LMR plan in consultation with the worker but the Board is not required to follow the worker's wishes. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=65049 2013-09-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1141 13 Whether an R2 FEL award, which was withheld because it did not receive final review by the 60th month after initial FEL determination, can be restored retroactively. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64397 2013-09-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1164 13 Whether a worker had entitlement for sponsorship for self-directed job search activities under the Board's work transition policies. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64422 2013-09-25T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1383 13 Whether a driver and transport company from out of Ontario had a substantial connection to Ontario so as to bring them within the scope of the WSIA. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64680 2013-09-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2382 12 Review of previously denied claim by a firefighter for a heart attack in 1973 under amendments to the WSIA. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=62931 2013-09-13T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1064 13 Consideration of availability of employment for the worker in the identified SEB. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64304 2013-09-13T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1454 13 I Whether evidence related to time period after the time period being addressed in the appeal could be used in the hearing. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64767 2013-09-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1444 13 Consideration of whether to stay proceedings of the employer's SIEF appeal pending resolution of a civil case brought against the employer relating to a different incident. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64754 2013-09-09T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 128 13 I Determination of whether to obtain a report from a Tribunal medical assessor. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63217 2013-09-06T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1100 13 Whether a uranium miner had entitlement for leukemia based on exposure to radiation. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64348 2013-08-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 943 13 Whether a worker was entitled to interest on delayed voluntary contributions to retirement benefits under s. 45(3) of the WSIA. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64166 2013-08-28T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1569 13 Consideration of Board policy requirements for commutation of a pension. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64892 2013-08-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 838 13 Consideration of entitlement LMR services and LOE benefits when there is a post-accident non-compensable condition. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64040 2013-08-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1212 13 Whether a 911 call centre supervisor had entitlement for traumatic mental stress. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64476 2013-08-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1273 13 Consideration of what constitutes a chronic pain NEL rating within Class 4 of the Board's rating schedule. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64550 2013-08-15T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2 08 Whether a fitness club membership constituted health care within s. 32 of the WSIA. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63833 2013-08-09T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 273 10 I Charter of Rights question based on age raised regarding loss of earnings benefits under s. 43(1)(c) of the WSIA and loss of retirement income under s. 45(1). https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=54267 2013-08-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1228 13 Whether a worker was entitled to a discretionary increase in his NEL award, in accordance with a provision in the AMA Guides. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64496 2013-08-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1011 13 Whether an injured worker, who was unable to continue working for the employer due to conditions imposed after pleading guilty to a criminal charge, was entitled to LOE benefits. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64242 2013-08-01T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 716 13 Determination of what constitutes a decision for the purposes of establishing the time limit to appeal. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63897 2013-07-31T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 665 10 I2 Whether to use the average worker test in considering a claim for mental stress. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=56767 2013-07-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1276 13 Whether there was delay in implementing adjustment of FEL benefits to reflect receipt of CPP disability benefits that would warrant waiver of recovery of overpayment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64553 2013-07-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1055 13 Consideration of provisions in the Act and Board policy regarding horseplay and misconduct. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64295 2013-07-23T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1158 13 Worker, whose employment was terminated for reasons unrelated to the compensable injury, was entitled to benefits during period of recovery from compensable surgery. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64416 2013-07-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1118 12 Consideration of entitlement to LOE benefits during a strike. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=61409 2013-07-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2158 11 Board policy on fighting is not restricted to a physical fight; a verbal altercation is a fight within the meaning of the policy. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=59562 2013-07-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1626 12 Regarding worker status, the fact of incorporation is of central relevance in determining whether an individual is a worker or an executive officer of the corporation. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=62043 2013-07-10T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 468 08 R Whether it was advisable to reconsider a decision when the request to reconsider was received four years after release of the decision. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64210 2013-07-10T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1846 12 Consideration of risk of lung cancer due to smoking when the worker smoked only moderately and quit smoking many years prior to diagnosis. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=62308 2013-07-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 233 13 Determining the offset of CPP disability benefits from LOE benefits, in circumstances where there were also non-compensable conditions. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63336 2013-07-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 809 10 R Whether a Tribunal decision, which granted entitlement for psychotraumatic disability, with the nature and quantum of benefits to be determined by the Board, and which granted partial LOE benefits, was a final determination of entitlement to LOE benefits. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63066 2013-06-19T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2421 12 Whether a worker with a left elbow impairment should receive a separate NEL rating for loss of grip and pinch strength, and whether the whole person impairment rating should be increased due to a congenital right arm disability. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64325 2013-06-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1033 13 I Determination of an employer's access to the worker's file, when the issue in dispute was retroactive adjustment of the employer's experience rating account to reflect increased SIEF relief. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64267 2013-06-13T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 717 13 Consideration of the criteria for determining what constitutes a Board decision, in the context of the time limit to appeal. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63898 2013-06-07T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 666 13 Whether an LMR program provided the worker with new skills or improved existing skills, in determining the amount of LOE benefits. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63837 2013-06-06T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 889 13 Whether a worker had entitlement for an injury suffered during an LMR program. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64102 2013-06-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 344 10 R Whether it is advisable to reconsider a decision when the request to reconsider is received more than six months after release of the decision. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64289 2013-06-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1138 12 Whether workers participating in non-mandatory professional development activity were in the course of employment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=62932 2013-05-31T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 583 13 Whether an employer was entitled to access to potentially relevant, sensitive information in the worker's file concerning a family member of the worker. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63743 2013-05-31T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 732 13 Determination of the earnings basis of an apprentice at the time of a subsequent lay-off. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63917 2013-05-31T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 865 13 Whether an injured worker was entitled to LOE benefits during a strike when he was not in receipt of LOE benefits at the time of the strike, due to delay in processing the claim. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64074 2013-05-31T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 795 13 Reinstatement of LMR services after intervening, non-compensable reasons for non-co-operation in the program ended. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63989 2013-05-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 946 13 Calculation of the offset of CPP disability benefits from LOE benefits for a worker whose actual pre-injury earnings were above the statutory maximum. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=64169 2013-05-21T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 818 12 Whether a worker had entitlement for traumatic mental stress based on criminal charge of assault related to a workplace event. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=61060 2013-05-17T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 248 13 Consideration of change in Board policy regarding sinter plant exposure, and review of principles relating to epidemiological evidence. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63352 2013-05-10T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 640 13 Evaluation of epidemiological evidence in determining entitlement for a rare form of leukemia. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63806 2013-05-07T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 685 13 Determining post-accident earnings of a self-employed worker for FEL purposes. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63859 2013-05-02T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 270 13 Determining the percentage of offset of CPP disability benefits from LOE benefits, in circumstances of minor non-compensable conditions. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63376 2013-04-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 493 13 Calculation of supplements under s. 147(4), both initially and on subsequent review, is subject to the Old Age Security cap in subsection (8). https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63636 2013-04-29T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1562 12 Calculation of an employer's premiums and surcharge when migrating from the MAPP experience rating plan to the CAD-7 experience rating plan. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=61958 2013-04-24T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 556 13 Whether a worker had entitlement for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma based on exposure to second-hand smoke. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63710 2013-04-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 644 13 Effect of early retirement on entitlement to LOE benefits. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63810 2013-04-16T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 99 13 Whether worker had entitlement for traumatic mental stress due to sexual harassment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63180 2013-04-10T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2293 08 R Whether an impairment of earning capacity is required for determination of entitlement to a pension. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63682 2013-04-10T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 585 13 Hepatitis C as a result of a needle stick injury. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63745 2013-04-09T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 712 11 Whether worker should have entitlement for chronic pain disability or psychotraumatic disability. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63370 2013-04-05T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2450 12 Entitlement to LOE benefits after termination of an injured worker's employment for reasons unrelated to the compensable injury. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63014 2013-04-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2388 12 Whether worker's condition was chronic pain or fibromyalgia. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=62940 2013-04-03T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 407 13 Whether entitlement should be granted for chronic pain or psychotraumatic disability. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63532 2013-03-28T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1824 12 Psychiatric condition related to mistreatment by a supervisor and co-workers after return to modified work following a physical injury. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=62279 2013-03-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2131 12 Whether the Tribunal had jurisdiction on a right to sue application after the civil action was dismissed by the court as abandoned. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=62643 2013-03-25T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 422 13 Determination of the date from which the time limit to appeal should run. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63550 2013-03-25T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 283 13 A notice of audit is spent only if it takes too long for the audit results to be first communicated to the employer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63390 2013-03-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2307 12 Whether a millwright, with a history of smoking and alcohol consumption, had entitlement for esophageal cancer. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=62844 2013-03-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 214 13 Whether hearsay evidence can be the basis for rejection of direct testimony. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63316 2013-03-12T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1916 07 R Denial of entitlement by the Board to workplace insurance benefits after determination that the worker's right of action was taken away. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63464 2013-03-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2020 12 I Admissibility of surveillance evidence. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=62520 2013-03-08T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 186 13 Whether to consider a retroactive NEER adjustment in the context of an appeal regarding the quantum of SIEF relief. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63282 2013-03-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 173 05 I Application by the common law spouse of a deceased worker for authority to pursue a claim on behalf of the worker's estate. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63373 2013-03-04T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2064 12 Determination of worker status of a child helping in a family business. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=62570 2013-02-28T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2169 07 Whether an injury was an accident or attempted suicide. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=46609 2013-02-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 25 13 Application of Board policy on occupational disease in claim that meets factual provisions of the policy, without need to consider other etiologies. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63101 2013-02-27T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2063 12 Whether contentious family matters provided a legitimate reason for failure to co-operate with LMR. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=62568 2013-02-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1825 11 R Distinction between large corporations and small, family-controlled businesses in determination of executive officer status of a person who was not in any the positions identified as executive officers in Board policy. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=62647 2013-02-26T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 208 13 Whether a worker was entitled to a discretionary increase in the NEL award for shoulder impairment. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63309 2013-02-22T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1432 12 Right to sue of a plaintiff who intended to pursue personal activities but, at the moment of an accident, was engaged in work-related activity. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=61798 2013-02-20T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1354 07 Extensive review of whether the stress provisions in the WSIA were applicable to the federal Government Employees Compensation Act, although, in the circumstances, it was not necessary to make a determination on that issue. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=62915 2013-02-19T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 601 11 Classification of a provider of home care services. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=61098 2013-02-12T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1229 12 Consideration of entitlement to multiple FEL awards where worker was already in receipt of a full FEL award. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=61547 2013-02-11T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1954 12 Generally, a worker cannot be entitled to benefits for both chronic pain and psychotraumatic disability; thus, in the circumstances, it was not appropriate for the worker, who was pursuing an increase in the quantum of chronic pain entitlement, to pursue entitlement for psychotraumatic disability. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=62435 2013-02-06T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1861 10 IR Type of new evidence required to re-open issue of extension of a time limit. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=60997 2013-01-30T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2054 11 R Application by defendants in a civil action, who chose not to participate in a right to sue application, for clarification of the decision. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63181 2013-01-25T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 147 10 Traumatic mental stress of police 911 dispatcher. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=54113 2013-01-24T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 1882 12 Entitlement for traumatic mental stress based on continuous verbal harassment by a co-worker. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=62350 2013-01-24T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 2480 12 Consideration of a worker's request for an adjournment in order to pursue other issues at the Board. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63053 2013-01-18T00:00:00-05:00 Decision No. 98 13 Temporary benefits after retirement under the pre-1985 and pre-1989 Acts. https://wsiat.on.ca/en/home/noteworthyDecisionDetails.asp?decid=63179 2013-01-17T00:00:00-05:00