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WORKERS' COMPENSATION - Benefits - Payment of benefits - Lump sum or instalment payments - Appeals and judicial review - Boards and tribunals - Evidence

Monday, July 24, 2017 @ 8:12 AM  

Appeal by the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission from a judicial review judgment ordering the Appeals Tribunal to rehear an appeal of a calculation of a lump-sum pension payout. The respondent, Lewis, was injured at work and entitled to a monthly pension. He received an initial lump-sum payment to retire his mortgage and sought calculation of the residual for another lump-sum payment to purchase a vehicle. The Commission calculated the value of the residual at $49,657. The Commission advised that it used a formula involving a...