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CIVIL PROCEDURE - Parties - Intervenors - Requirement of interest

Monday, March 13, 2017 @ 8:58 AM  

Application by the Attorney General of Newfoundland and Labrador for intervenor status in an appeal by Weir Construction (Weir) and its principals respecting the right of an injured worker, Warford, to maintain an action in tort in the Supreme Court against them. Warford was seriously injured while working as a mechanic repairing a large truck owned and used by Weir in its construction business. He was awarded benefits under the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission Act (Act), after which the Commission exercised its rights of...