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WORKERS’ COMPENSATION - Election to make tort claim - After election to receive benefits - Subrogation

Thursday, February 15, 2018 @ 8:43 AM  

Appeal by Weir’s Construction from a judge’s determination that a subrogated action on behalf of Warford’s estate could proceed against Weir’s. Warford worked for Weir’s as a mechanic. He was injured while repairing a large truck, when the truck rolled off blocks that it had been placed on for the purpose of repairing it. His lower body was crushed. Warford received compensation benefits. The Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission abandoned a subrogated claim against Weir’s, but permitted Warford to proceed with the claim. The Commission...