The Licence Appeal Tribunal of Ontario has ruled that chronic pain should not be considered a minor injury under the Minor Injury Guidelines.In a July 27, 2018 reconsideration decision in the case of T.S. v. Aviva General Insurance of Canada, executive chairwoman Linda P. Lamoureux rejected the tribunal’s earlier decision to deny benefits to T.S. that would help treat his chronic pain.“The Tribunal made significant errors when rendering its decision,” Lamoureux wrote. “The Tribunal did not adequately consider the context and purpose of the Schedule, and ultimately adopted a narrow interpretation of the relevant provision at issue. In doing so, the Tribunal failed to recognize T.S.’s chronic pain exceeds the Schedule’s definition of a ‘minor injury.’” The decision says T.S. was injured in an automobile accident on Jan. 16, 2015. He applied to his insurance company, Aviva, to cover the costs of his medical treatment. He was given … [Read more...] about Chronic pain is not a minor injury, tribunal says
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Peter Holley, The Washington Post Published 10:58 am PST, Monday, February 11, 2019 Most days, when Ashanti Jordan's shift at Broward General Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, ended, she got a ride home from co-workers. But on a sunny day in late December, the outgoing 28-year-old security guard decided she would make the 4-mile journey home on a Lime scooter, one of many littering the city's streets, according to family members. Jordan, who was not wearing a helmet at the time, was about halfway home when she collided with a Toyota Corolla at an intersection in a residential area. The collision threw Jordan about 100 feet and left her with broken bones, rib fractures and a catastrophic brain injury, family members say. Now, more than six weeks after the accident, Jordan remains in a persistent vegetative state and has begun suffering from seizures, forcing doctors to return her to the hospital's intensive care unit in recent days, family member say. On … [Read more...] about Woman sues Lime after a scooter accident left her daughter in a vegetative state
ALTHOUGH he is one of the iconic race drivers in history, little is known about the family of Michael Schumacher. However, his daughter Gina Maria is forging her own path to sporting stardom with her career as a horse rider – here's what you need to know about her. Who is Gina Maria Schumacher? Gina Maria Schumacher was born on February 20, 1997, the daughter of Formula One legend Michael and his wife Corinna Betsch. In an interview with German broadcaster NDR, she revealed that could have followed in her famous father's footsteps after pursuing karting for a season. The 21-year-old's brother Mick, 19, has gone down that route, and currently races at Formula 3 level for the Italian Prema Poweteam. However, Gina Maria admitted that she "preferred the horses", and has put her passion to fine use in the sport of Western riding. In August 2017, she took a gold medal in the FEI World Reining Championships in Switzerland, one of a series of strong performances from the rising … [Read more...] about Who is Michael Schumacher’s daughter Gina Maria and what has she said about her father’s brain injury?
Home Daily News Kavanaugh, racketeering and a lawyer's racist… Law in Popular Culture By Jason Tashea Posted December 18, 2018, 6:30 am CST Image from Shutterstocl.com. When Google released its Year in Search 2018 report last week, numerous legal topics topped the lists for U.S.-based queries. Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh ranked No. 6 for most searched news topic (“Kavanaugh confirmation”) and No. 3 for most searched people. The newest U.S. Supreme Court justice was considered a “Breakout” by Google Trends, which means that searches for his name increased more than 5,000 percent over the previous year. Beyond the top 10 lists, search terms related to Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings and the congressional testimony of Christine Blasey Ford, who told the Senate Judiciary Committee that Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted her in high school, took spots one through five, nine and 10, under “Criminal Law.” Bill Cosby, who was found guilty of … [Read more...] about Kavanaugh, racketeering and a lawyer’s racist rant top Google’s most searched legal topics for 2018
Viet Nam News PHÚ YÊN – A series of recent traffic accidents in central Viet Nam have been blamed on potholes and road mismanagement recently, raising public concerns over traffic safety and the responsibility of agencies. On Monday, Trần Nguyễn Quang Tánh was driving his motorbike on the National Highway No1 in central Phú Yên Province’s Hoà Xuân Đông Commune when he hit a 30-cm deep pothole. He died at the scene. On November 18, a truck hit a pothole on the same road and crashed into lane divider. Luckily, the driver escaped harm, but the cost of the damaged truck and cargo was nearly a billion đồng. On the same day, another truck hit three potholes on the road on the night and rolled over, causing the damage of VNĐ100 million (US$4,300). Trần Danh, father of Tánh, told Thanh Niên (Young People) newspaper that if the potholes had been filled or there had been a warning … [Read more...] about Traffic accidents caused by potholes raise public concern