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For Licence Appeal Tribunal, transparency and fairness are key

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 @ 8:15 AM | By Alexander Voudouris and Laura Emmett

Mary Shuttleworth was involved in a motor vehicle accident in September, 2012. She eventually claimed to be catastrophically impaired. Her case was heard by Licence Appeal Tribunal (LAT) Vice-Chair Susan Sapin who ruled in her decision dated April 21, 2017, that Ms. Shuttleworth was not catastrophically impaired.

Subsequently, the solicitor for Ms. Shuttleworth received an anonymous letter stating that Vice-Chair Sapin initially decided in Ms. Shuttleworth’s favour, but the LAT’s executive chair “changed the decision to make [Ms. Shuttleworth] not catastrophically impaired.”

In turn, Ms. Shuttleworth...