One Sunday each month OnPoint Legal Research provides Slaw with an extended summary of, and counsel’s commentary on, an important case from the British Columbia, Alberta, or Ontario court of appeal.
Fraser Health Authority v. Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal, 2014 BCCA 499
Areas of Law:
Administrative law; Jurisdiction; Patent unreasonableness; Workers’ compensation
~It is in error for an administrative tribunal to interpret its power to reopen an appeal to cure a jurisdictional defect as extending to include a review to determine whether its own decision was patently unreasonable.~
BACKGROUND: The Appellants were all laboratory technicians who developed breast cancer . . . [more]