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Self-Represented Parties at the Alberta Appeals Commission for Worker’s Compensation

The Alberta Appeals Commission for Worker’s Compensation is a tribunal that hears appeals from decisions made by the Worker’s Compensation Board (WCB). In Alberta the scheme for worker’s compensation is governed by the terms of the Worker’s Compensation Act RSA c. W- 15 and WCB policies that amplify the provisions of the Act. The WCB […]


Lynn Parish
Lynn Parish is an Edmonton lawyer who currently works as Hearing Chair for the Alberta Appeals Commission for Worker's Compensation.

Bench Press 37-5: Give It Up!

A Calgary man, unhappy with the decision a Court of Queen’s Bench justice made in his family law case, didn’t appeal the decision. Instead, representing himself, he sued the judge, citing malicious misuse of process and malfeasance in public office. He relied on a New Zealand decision, which allowed such an action where a judicial […]


Teresa Mitchell
Teresa Mitchell
Teresa Mitchell is the former Editor and Legal Writer for LawNow at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta.

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