This spring, CLAS represented a worker whose claim for workers' compensation was denied because of a misapprehension made by the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal (WCAT) regarding a doctor's evidence about the worker's injury.

CLAS, along with the BC Federation of Labour, recently argued a case at the BC Court of Appeal that raises important access to justice concerns for injured workers involved with the workers' compensation system in British Columbia.

We’ve all seen movies or TV shows where the brilliant psychopath escapes criminal liability by using the “insanity defence.” On the steps of the courthouse, he or she would smile deviously and walk out free as a bird, thrilled to have successfully flouted the legal system.

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CLAS in the media
Globe and Mail, November 24, 2014

Vancouver Sun, October 20, 2014

The Province, October 18, 2014