Divisional Court delivers justice to catastrophically injured claimants

By Karen Vigmond (August 25, 2023, 1:55 PM EDT) -- Since the beginning of the year, the Divisional Court has released two decisions where it found the Licence Appeal Tribunal had made errors in law in its interpretation of the statutory accident benefits schedule (the SABS). The tribunal’s misinterpretation of the law resulted in catastrophically injured claimants being denied access to benefits to which they should have been entitled. The Divisional Court overturned the tribunal’s decisions, thereby entitling those seriously injured claimants to much needed benefits....
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