Manitoba

Consumer Protection

1997 Decisions

AICAC Decisions for the Year 1997

AICAC File No. Date of Hearing (y/m/d) Date of Decision (y/m/d) Issue
AC-97-17 1997/12/12 1997/12/22 Whether the Appellant’s benefits were properly terminated for non-compliance.
AC-97-66 1997/11/12 1997/12/19 Entitlement to further Income Replacement Indemnity benefits.
AC-97-72 1997/11/14 1997/12/12
  1. Appropriateness of dental treatment.
  2. Entitlement to total or partial reimbursement of dental treatment.
AC-97-61 1997/10/27 1997/12/11
  1. Entitlement to reinstatement of Income Replacement Indemnity.
  2. Entitlement to reinstatement of home care assistance.
AC-97-73 1997/12/03 1997/12/09 Whether nieces and nephews of deceased victim qualify as dependent children.
AC-96-6 1997/11/17 1997/11/25 Whether Income Replacement Indemnity benefit can be calculated based on one month’s gross earnings.
AC-97-71 1997/11/04 1997/11/18
  1. Entitlement to cost of gymnasium membership.
  2. Entitlement to cost of new mattress.
AC-97-83 1997/10/21 1997/11/17
  1. Whether benefits were properly terminated for non-cooperation.
  2. Whether the Appellant is a suitable candidate for resumption of assessment and treatment.
AC-97-99 1997/11/07 1997/11/13 Eligibility for personal home care services.
AC-97-63 1997/11/03 1997/11/05
  1. Entitlement to reinstatement of physiotherapy.
  2. Entitlement to home care benefits.
AC-97-28 1997/09/18 1997/11/03
  1. Whether Income Replacement Indemnity benefits were properly terminated.
  2. Entitlement to Income Replacement Indemnity benefits at increased rate.
  3. Whether Appellant’s lost employment due to motor vehicle accident.
  4. Entitlement to retraining.
AC-97-57 1997/10/08 1997/10/19
  1. Entitlement to cost of retraining.
  2. Entitlement to income replacement for time spent retraining.
  3. Entitlement to Income Replacement for time taken for medical/chiropractic appointments.
AC-97-50 1997/10/16 1997/10/20 Whether Appellant’s scarring located on chin or neck.
AC-97-19 1997/09/30 1997/10/10 Whether Income Replacement Indemnity benefits were correctly terminated.
AC-97-44 1997/09/12 1997/10/09 Reinstatement of Income Replacement Indemnity benefits, physiotherapy and medication benefits.
AC-97-79 1997/10/02 1997/10/03 Claim for compensation for vacation time taken off work, but unused due to motor vehicle accident.
AC-97-12 1997/09/15 1997/09/18
  1. Entitlement to extended gymnasium membership.
  2. Entitlement to home care allowance.
AC-97-60 1997/08/29 1997/09/11 Entitlement to wheelchair at insurer’s expense.
AC-97-38 1997/08/25 1997/09/02
  1. Quantum of impairment benefit for injury to nose.
  2. Entitlement to impairment benefit for injury to neck.
  3. Entitlement to impairment benefit for tunnel syndrome.
  4. Entitlement to continued chiropractic treatments.
  5. Entitlement to impairment benefit for stroke suffered 27 months post-MVA.
  6. Entitlement to Income Replacement Indemnity benefits, commencing 181 days post MVA.
AC-97-35 1997/07/28 1997/08//31 Whether accident was caused by the use of an automobile.
AC-97-03 1997/08/08 1997/08/20
  1. Termination of Income Replacement Indemnity benefits, whether Appellant was capable of holding former employment.
  2. Whether Appellant classified as temporary or full-time earner.
  3. Entitlement to further 90 days Income Replacement Indemnity under Section 110(2)(b).
  4. Proper employment classification for victim after 180 days.
AC-97-39 1997/07/20 1997/10/04 Whether TMJ disorder resulted from motor vehicle accident with consequent entitlement to Income Replacement Indemnity benefits and other injury related treatment and expenses.
AC-97-11 1997/07/07 1997/07/10 Whether termination of benefits justified due to alleged non-compliance with rehabilitation programs.
AC-96-23 1997/01/09 1997/07/10
  1. Whether termination of chiropractic benefits was premature.
  2. Whether an order for alternate treatment is appropriate.
AC-97-43 1997/06/05
1997/06/06
1997/07/04
  1. Whether termination of payment for chiropractic treatments was premature.
  2. Whether the Appellant had reached pre-accident status.
  3. Entitlement to “appearance fee” for professional witness.
  4. Claim for payment of gymnasium or health club dues.
AC-97-31 1997/06/19 1997/06/27 Claim for reinstatement of Income Replacement Indemnity benefits.
AC-97-33 1997/06/12 1997/06/27 Whether termination of Income Replacement Indemnity benefits.
AC-97-06 1997/04/18
1997/06/09
1997/06/27
  1. Claim for payment of Income Replacement Indemnity benefits from date of employment dismissal.
  2. Which of two MVA’s was cause of Appellant’s condition resulting, in whole or in part, in termination of employment.
AC-97-37 1997/06/17 1997/06/18 Entitlement to payment for sick leave days off work.
AC-96-52 1997/03/07 1997/06/12
  1. Whether termination of coverage for chiropractic treatment was justified.
  2. Whether termination of coverage for massage therapy was justified.
  3. Claim for reimbursement of expenses for personal care assistance.
  4. Entitlement to payment for entire cost of new bed.
AC-97-10 1997/05/05 1997/06/11 Whether termination of Income Replacement Indemnity benefits and chiropractic treatments was justified.
AC-96-62 1997/04/25 1997/05/13 Compensation for massage therapy.
AC-96-48 1997/04/28
1997/05/01
1997/05/08 Whether disability was caused by MVA and divergence of medical evidence.
AC-97-22 1997/05/02 1997/05/05 Qualification for student lump sum indemnity.
AC-97-09 1997/04/17 1997/05/02 Entitlement to orthodontics.
AC-97-24 1997/04/24 1997/04/29
  1. Entitlement of a non-earner to Income Replacement Indemnity benefits.
  2. Timeliness of appeal.
AC-96-24 1997/04/22 1997/04/28
  1. Entitlement to Income Replacement Indemnity benefits and whether Appellant is “entirely or unable to perform essential duties of employment”.
  2. Entitlement to reimbursement for cost of retraining program.
AC-97-08 1997/04/09 1997/04/22 Termination of home care assistance.
AC-96-49 1997/04/02 1997/04/17 Compensation for loss of University Athletic Scholarship over a four year period.
AC-96-72 1994/04/08 1997/04/10 Termination of Income Replacement Indemnity benefits and whether Appellant fit to return to work and if not, whether continuing impairment caused by MVA.
AC-96-70 1997/02/15 1997/03/13 Whether apparent back injuries were caused by MVA and therefore qualify Appellant for Income Replacement Indemnity benefits.
AC-96-73 1997/02/27 1997/03/03
  1. Allegation of permanent injury.
  2. Calculation of Income Replacement Indemnity benefits.
  3. Entitlement to further Income Replacement Indemnity benefits.
  4. Whether Appellant was prevented by MVA injury of accepting other employment.
  5. Claim for loss of business income.
AC-97-01 1997/03/03 1997/03/03 Entitlement to reimbursement for continued chiropractic treatment.
AC-96-64 1997/02/10 1997/02/14
  1. Entitlement to continued Income Replacement Indemnity benefits.
  2. Whether aptitude testing a prerequisite in determining suitable employment.
  3. Personal assistance benefits.
AC-96-69 1994/02/07 1997/02/12 Entitlement to reimbursement of cost of box spring.
AC-96-63 1997/02/06 1997/02/10 Whether Appellant has met onus of establishing right to benefits under the Personal Injury Protection Plan.
AC-96-35 1997/01/31 1997/02/05 Whether the Appellant’s Income Replacement Indemnity benefits were correctly terminated.
AC-96-53 1997/01/20 1997/01/28 Should there be full compensation for a pair of in-line skates.
AC-96-61 1997/01/10 1997/01/17
  1. Compensation for clothing worn at the time of the accident.
  2. Are parents victims within the meaning of the MPIC Act.

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