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Obtain basic client information
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Note WCB claim number
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Determine worker’s claim status:
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* a) Present benefits
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* b) On what basis
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* c) Pending changes
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* d) Relevant decisions
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* e) Pending appeals
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Review worker’s claim in full detail:
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* a) Date of injury
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* b) Nature of injury
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* c) Circumstances of injury
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* d) Client’s job
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**i) Remuneration
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**ii) Duties - job description
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**iii) Length of Employment
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If claim was accepted, determine:
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*a) Initial benefit rate
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*b) Did benefit rate change after 10 weeks?
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**i) Evidence of long-term earnings given to WCB
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**ii) Client's actual work and earnings history
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Any medical treatment and diagnosis
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*a) Client’s position
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*b) Doctor’s advice
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*c) Board’s position
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Permanent disability
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* a) Return to previous job
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* b) Return to another job with same employer
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* c) Retraining
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Long-term loss of earnings?
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* a) Other advisor or representatives
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* b) Workers’ advisor? Trade Union? Other?

Revision as of 16:27, 6 September 2016



Obtain basic client information

Note WCB claim number

Determine worker’s claim status:

  • a) Present benefits
  • b) On what basis
  • c) Pending changes
  • d) Relevant decisions
  • e) Pending appeals

Review worker’s claim in full detail:

  • a) Date of injury
  • b) Nature of injury
  • c) Circumstances of injury
  • d) Client’s job
    • i) Remuneration
    • ii) Duties - job description
    • iii) Length of Employment

If claim was accepted, determine:

  • a) Initial benefit rate
  • b) Did benefit rate change after 10 weeks?
    • i) Evidence of long-term earnings given to WCB
    • ii) Client's actual work and earnings history

Any medical treatment and diagnosis

  • a) Client’s position
  • b) Doctor’s advice
  • c) Board’s position

Permanent disability

  • a) Return to previous job
  • b) Return to another job with same employer
  • c) Retraining

Long-term loss of earnings?

  • a) Other advisor or representatives
  • b) Workers’ advisor? Trade Union? Other?