Catastrophic Impairment: Earlier Determination, Factoring-In Pre-Morbid Impairments and Post-Accident Potential Deterioration

Author(s): David F. MacDonald

October 20, 2015


The goal of this paper is to provide health care professionals with further tools to assist them in conducting evaluations and providing detailed reports to assist in Catastrophic Impairment determination. In addition, this paper examines the definition of catastrophic impairment, legislative intent and provides a summary of all of the decisions concerning catastrophic impairment determination by the courts and by FSCO Arbitrators.

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