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WORKERS' COMPENSATION - Civil procedure - Jurisdiction

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 @ 6:51 AM  

Appeal by the plaintiff, Taylor, from an order striking his action against the defendants, the Workplace Safety Insurance Board (Board) and Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal (Tribunal). The self-represented plaintiff suffered a workplace injury in 1997. In the ensuing 20 years, the plaintiff was involved in several hearings before the Board and Tribunal, all of which culminated in a denial of various categories of benefits. In 2014, the plaintiff sued the Board and Tribunal seeking compensatory damages of $1.7 million plus $15 million in punitive...