Is there a fee for filing an appeal?
No, there is no fee to pay when filing an appeal.
Do I need a lawyer to file an appeal?
You do not need a lawyer to represent you. You may however
choose to retain a lawyer if you feel that it is in your best
In accordance with Section
7.01 of Schedule 1, Fund
Counsel will be appointed to defend the decisions made
by the Administrator relating to your Claim.
What is the difference between a referee and an arbitrator?
A referee's decision is not final and the compensation amount must be at least $10,000. A referee's decision can be reviewed by the Courts. However, the Court's decision is final.
An arbitrator's decision is final and cannot be reviewed by the Courts.
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