Deducting Past Welfare Benefits May Unfairly Impact Aboriginal Claimants
The Lawyers Weekly, June 24, 2005
Posted: 23 Sep 2011 Last revised: 9 Nov 2011
Date Written: September 22, 2011
Aboriginal plaintiffs often receive far less damages for impaired working capacity than the average Canadian in similar circumstances. Deductibility of welfare benefits further disadvantages Aboriginal people.
Keywords: Personal Injury damages, Welfare benefits, Aboriginal
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