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Why this AB claimant couldn’t prove an inability to carry on a normal life

July 27, 2023 Philip Porado

An accident benefits claimant failed to meet the stringent non-earner benefit (NEB) test and is not entitled to ongoing benefits, adjudicator Derek Grant wrote in a July 21, 2023 Licence Appeal Tribunal decision. The claimant, Dominik Crnogorac (referred to afterwards

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Falls sending more Canadians to hospital, report shows

July 5, 2018 Sheryl Ubelacker - THE CANADIAN PRESS

TORONTO – A raised bit of concrete on a sidewalk. An icy patch on the road. A misstep on the stairs at home. All of these can lead to accidental falls – landing a person not only on the ground,

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Marijuana impairment-related losses could potentially trigger GL policies: RIMS speaker

September 27, 2017 by Angela Stelmakowich

Insurers would be well-advised to track the evolving marijuana risk to determine if impairment-related loss history could trigger defence and indemnification obligations under employers’ general liability policies, it was suggested Tuesday during a session at the RIMS Canada Conference in

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Known, hidden risks in supply chains demand an overall strategy for evaluating and mitigating risk: QBE

April 26, 2017 Angela Stelmakowich

PHILADELPHIA – The multitude and variety of risks are becoming more predictable, indicating multinational and domestic companies can benefit from taking a look at how global interdependence affects each link of their supply chain, says Jamie Luce, senior vice president,

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ICBC must cover claimant injured while riding ATV down ramp of pickup truck: Court

September 1, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

A British Columbia court recently ruled against the province’s government-run auto insurer when it found that a man who suffered a spinal injury while moving his all-terrain vehicle from his pickup truck is entitled to accident benefits. Section 96(b)(i) of

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7 hurt, homes, businesses damaged after tornado in Oklahoma

March 31, 2016 The Associated Press

TULSA, Okla. – At least seven people were injured after severe storms spawned multiple tornado touchdowns in northeastern Oklahoma, damaging homes and businesses, authorities said. National Weather Service meteorologist Amy Jankowski said a tornado touched down and lifted up numerous