Jaw injury not a permanent disability more than 30 years later

Worker kept claiming TMJ dysfunction was a permanent disability but he was able to perform his full job duties and eat normally

An Ontario worker who pursued a permanent disability award following a workplace injury to his jaw has come up empty after more than three decades of claims after the province’s Workplace Safety and Appeals Tribunal found the worker’s ability to work and function wasn’t impaired enough to warrant an award for disablement.

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