Family Members Sustain Economic Losses in Providing Attendant Care

In the Fall 2005, Volume 6, 3rd Issue of the Accident Benefit Reporter, the writers addressed the topic, "Attendant Care Benefits under Bill 198: Who, What, When, Where and How". The substance of the article was to suggest that family members were entitled to attendant care in most instances where they took time away from other activities that had economic value in order to care for their seriously injured family member. A second article entitled, "Attendant Care Incurred under the September 1, 2010 SABS" also appeared in the November 2011, Volume 12, 2nd Issue of the Accident Benefit Reporter, authored by this writer. In this article, we discussed the prerequisite elements to receiving attendant care, the meaning of "occupation" and described various "economic losses", which occur when a family member must take time from their other pursuits in order to provide attendant care to the injured family member. As it relates to family members who provide attendant care, the ...

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