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Court awards former Quebec paramedics $1.2M over subway scare

Friday, December 15, 2017 @ 11:14 AM | By Luis Millan

Quebec’s Superior Court has ordered Montreal’s transit authority to pay two former paramedics more than $1.2 million for a scare that left them unable to work in their profession.

The ruling highlights one of the rare occasions where an injured worker can bring a civil action even though one of the cardinal principles of Quebec’s occupational health and safety regime is that workers cannot bring a civil liability suit against their employer due to injury.

Laurence Bourgeois-Hatto, Langlois lawyers“This is an interesting ruling because civil actions...