There’s a new framework for the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board in Ontario. Learn more in our News Recap.
If you’re in auto insurance, you’ve dealt with whiplash. This condition involves claimants complaining of neck sprain following auto accidents and is one of the most common claims that insurers face — particularly in rear-end collisions. The rapid acceleration and deceleration of the head and neck is said to cause pain.
Auto insurance rate increases, long-term disability for breast cancer, PTSD worker’s compensation, and hiding your car keys are the topics in this week’s News Recap.
In the course of practising law, you’ll fight case after case with medical angles. But as a lawyer, you aren’t familiar with the intricacies of medicine. These are complex questions, and there are so many places you could make a simple mistake that jeopardizes the entire case.
Impaired driving or impaired workplace — either way, legalization’s created some new challenges in Canada.
Tips for disability policies, auto insurance changes in BC, and the increase in workplace fatalities in Saskatchewan.
Are you a disability insurer constantly dealing with difficult cases that you wish you had more information on? Independent Medical Advice could help navigate those tough claims and give you some assurance you’re making the right decisions.
This week: knowing how to deal with an employee off work due to illness for several years, a rise in vehicle accidents due in part to distracted driving, and what to do when you need to execute an investigation in the workplace.
The danger of large vehicles to others, and a couple of cases around insurance. This is the WMA News Recap for Oct. 8, 2018.
When your employees aren’t getting enough sleep, productivity suffers and the risk of an accident goes up. In dangerous occupations, such as those where employees are trusted to operate heavy machinery, or in the trucking industry, for instance, the consequences can be costly — and deadly.