Negligent misrepresentation by employer leads to 40 months’ LTD benefits

Employer’s benefits brochure didn’t reflect reality when newly-hired employee’s medical condition worsened

A British Columbia company must pay more than $90,000 to an employee with a medical condition for misrepresenting its long-term disability (LTD) benefits before the employee accepted a job with it, the B.C. Supreme Court has ruled.

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