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Refused Reappointments Legal Remedies Group Action

Posted here is a memorandum that explores the legal actions that might be brought against the Government of Ontario for its arbitrary refusals to reappoint incumbent, meritorious Members and Vice-Chairs of Ontario’s adjudicative tribunals when those reappointments were rightfully expected …

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On the Sidelines, No Place for Lawyers

As we watch the Ford government’s attack on the impartiality and competence of Ontario’s adjudicative tribunals, it is time to refresh our understanding of the legal profession’s obligation to defend the justice system.

Ontario’s WSIB and the Bill 127 Amendments – The power implants – Why are they needed? Part I

THE WSIB POWER IMPLANTS INTRODUCTION Schedule 33 of Bill 127,  the “Stronger, Healthier Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2017”, will amend the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Act in a number of ways, many of them apparently positive from an injured …

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Tribunal Adjudication, Post # 2 – oral hearings important mostly because of the additional information they provide

The UCL empirical study of tribunal adjudication referred to in the previous post which shows that disability claims are 2.5 times more likely to be successful if the tribunal’s decision follows an oral hearing, also examined why that might be …

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Tribunal Adjudication – The overwhelming importance of Oral hearings

TRIBUNAL DECISION-MAKING THE INFLUENCE OF ORAL HEARINGS ON OUTCOMES AN EMPIRICAL STUDY What would happen if one could take the exact same claim for a statutory benefit and have it adjudicated multiple times by a large number of different appeals …

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