Back on Oct 4th 2014 I was involved with a injury that has changed my life forever and I feel cheated. On Oct4 I

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Customer: Back on Oct 4th 2014 I was involved with a injury that has changed my life forever and I feel cheated. On Oct4 I shattered my ankle in 3 areas which required surgery. I was taken to Richmond hospital, Doctors set my ankle an I was discharged 3 days later. WCB paid lost wages,medical and other expenses. I was lead to believe I wod fully regain my mobility. Two more surgeries later and to this date. I am still unable to walk ever far and am still in pain at the fracture site. WCB has now completed my claim saying I have reached the retirement age of 65 and at this point are paying me my last installment of retirement pension I have acquired in those 6 years. Just wondering if there is anything I can do to get a more realistic pension out of WCB. Thank you. Rick
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Customer: That is a small part of what I have had to endure.
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I know your question is important to you and I will be giving it the time and attention it deserves.

I am sorry to hear of this difficult situation.

Unfortunately, WCB will not continue to pay you for lost wages after the age of 65 but you will be able to get to Canada pension plan benefits.

However, if you are receiving payment for pain and suffering that does not end at 65. So your best next step would be to contact the office of the workers advisor for some help. They will help you for free. Here is a link to their contact information:

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/employment-business/employment-standards-advice/personal-injury-and-workplace-safety

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Thank you for answering my question so quickly. Great service.
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You are very welcome.

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