FSCO to review definition of Catasrophic Impairment.

December 09, 2010, Kitchener, Ontario

Posted by: Robert Deutschmann, Personal Injury Lawyer

As reported in Canadian -Under writers:


Dr. Pierre Côté to head up Ontario's Catastrophic Impairment Expert Panel

The Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) has announced Dr. Pierre Côté, an associate professor of epidemiology at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto, will head up its Catastrophic Impairment Expert Panel.
The panel will review and make recommendations on the definition of  "catastrophic impairment" set out in Ontario's automobile insurance regulations. Also, the panel will recommend qualifications and experience requirements for health professionals who conduct catastrophic impairment assessments.
Other panel members include:
·         Arthur Ameis, M.D., Physiatrist (Toronto, Ontario);
·         Linda Carroll, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology/Epidemiology (Edmonton, Alberta);
·         J. David Cassidy, Ph.D., Dr.Med.Sci., Senior Scientist, Epidemiology (Toronto, Ontario);
·         Ronald Kaplan, Ph.D., C. Psych., Neuropsychologist (Hamilton, Ontario);
·         Michel Lacerte, M.D., Physiatrist (London, Ontario);
·         Patrick Loisel, M.D. Orthopedic Surgeon, Professor (Toronto, Ontario); and
·         Peter Rumney, M.D. Paediatrics (Toronto, Ontario).
Posted under Accident Benefit News, Automobile Accident Benefits, Car Accidents, Catastrophic Injury

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