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
THE heartbroken son of F1 legend Michael Schumacher "finds it hard" to cope with his dad's devastating head injuries, pals have revealed. Seven-time world champion Michael, 49, has been bedridden since a horrific skiing accident on 29 December 2013. He suffered a traumatic brain injury after hitting his head on a rock while skiing in the exclusive French Alps resort of Mirabel. His son Mick, 19, is "compeltely closed" about his dad's health, according to close pal Nicklas Nielsen. Mr Nielsen told Danish newspaper BT: "Mick does not say he is sad about his father. He just said sometimes that it is sometimes hard. "I know him very well, also privately. He is a very quiet and calm guy. Very nice and welcoming and he talks to everyone. FLURRY ON DOWN Snow falls in London as 3cm forecast today - see where with our weather map CLOSE SHAVE Man saves girlfriend from out-of-control car that misses killing them by INCHES DOMINO EFFECT Forklift driver causes ENTIRE warehouse to collapse after … [Read more...] about Michael Schumacher’s son admits he ‘sometimes finds it hard’ coping with his dad’s injuries, close pal reveals
Robert Snell The Detroit News Published 11:31 PM EST Nov 15, 2018 Detroit — High-profile lawyer Mike Morse received a duffel bag full of cash in January from his former brother-in-law, who is expected to be indicted alongside others next month in connection with a bribery conspiracy that benefited Morse, according to federal court records. Morse, a well-known personal-injury lawyer due to his firm’s television commercials and roadside billboards, was notified about the money in a text message that included a photo of the duffel bag and a four-letter curse aimed at Morse's rival, Southfield attorney Geoffrey Fieger, according to the records. In the text message, former brother-in-law Mark Radom wrote: "F--- Feiger." The duffel bag photo and the text message are the latest developments to emerge from a civil lawsuit notable for its revelations about an ongoing grand jury investigation involving the FBI, Internal Revenue Service and a federal … [Read more...] about Lawyer Mike Morse got bag of cash amid bribery probe, lawsuit claims.
Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Apoorva Mandhani November 12, 2018 10:16 am Change Font Size The Madras High Court recently reiterated that insurance companies cannot be held liable to compensate for deaths or injuries to unauthorised/ gratuitous passengers in goods or transport vehicles. In doing so, the Bench comprising Justice KK Sasidharan and Justice R. Subramanian refused to consider as precedent the recent judgment in Shivraj v. Rajendra, wherein the Supreme Court had affirmed the High Court’s conclusion that the insurance company was not liable for the loss or injuries suffered by the unauthorised passenger, but had opined that the High Court should have directed the company to pay such compensation with liberty to recover the same from the tractor owner. The Madras High Court, however, now noted that the Division Bench of the Supreme Court had failed to take note of the decisions of the larger bench in New India Assurance … [Read more...] about Insurance Companies Not Liable To Pay Compensation To Unauthorised Passengers For Motor Vehicle Deaths/ Injuries: Madras HC