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Short Term Disability Claims And Coronavirus

Mar 20, 2020
According to the World Health Organization coronaviruses are a family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold or more serious diseases such as SARS. … Read more

Why you may need Critical Illness Coverage and How it differs from Disability Benefits

Jun 03, 2019
Critical illness coverage provides a lump sum payment for persons diagnosed with a life-changing illness such as heart disease or cancer, unlike disability benefits which provide income replacement during the period of disability … Read more

How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Disability Lawyer?

Oct 24, 2018
We understand that if you can’t work due to a disability and your insurance claim has been denied you are worried about your financial well being and if you can afford a lawyer. We are a disability law firm that that understands this and who truly takes the burden off your back. … Read more

Will the Legalization of Pot result in more Injuries?

Oct 19, 2018
Many Canadians are worried that the legalization of marijuana may lead to an increase in collisions, pedestrian deaths and other accidents due to higher rates of drug-impaired drivers. … Read more

Psychological Trauma from a Scar and Disfigurement Injury

May 22, 2017
When a person sustains a traumatic scar and disfigurement injury, they often suffer from psychological and emotional injuries, and a loss of enjoyment in life. … Read more

Court finds the Defendants liable when a Sidewalk Sign injures a Toronto Woman

Feb 02, 2017
The owner and maintenance contractor for a Toronto sign were found liable for a pedestrian’s injuries when their sign blew violently into the woman’s face, resulting in a loss of consciousness and minor brain injury. … Read more

Municipality found liable in Recreational Accident

Oct 31, 2016
On Appeal, the Ontario Superior Court upheld an Arbitrator’s ruling that the City of Hamilton is liable to pay damages for injuries resulting from a tobogganing accident on City property. … Read more

How does Contributory Negligence affect my Claim?

Sep 26, 2016
If a plaintiff did not take due care for their safety and their actions were not those of a reasonable and prudent person, they may be found contributory negligent in their own injuries. This means that there award of damages will be adjusted by the percent that they are held negligent … Read more

Ensure that your Claim is not barred by a Limitation Period

Aug 22, 2016
A person who discovers they have suffered a serious and permanent injury more than two years after an automobile accident may still claim for damages if they were reasonably diligent in determining whether they have grounds for a claim. … Read more

Chronic Pain Syndrome is an unexpected but often devastating Condition

Aug 09, 2016
Some accident victims who suffer soft-tissue damage, concussions, fractures and other injuries, develop chronic pain that substantially impacts their ability to function and enjoyment in life. … Read more

Insurance Dispute resolved by ordering Insurer to defend Claimants in Negligence Suit

Jul 18, 2016
In Hill v Intact Insurance Company, the court decided that the insurer was obligated to defend the insureds in a liability suit arising from an injury that occurred on their property. … Read more

Filing a Cycling Injury Accident Claim

Jun 22, 2016
When cyclists are involved in accidents, they are more likely to incur serious injuries. Cyclists may file for injury compensation for accidents involving motor vehicles, or when the cycling accident resulted from an unsafe condition caused by a negligent property owner/operator. … Read more

Rules governing Expert Witnesses in Personal Injury Claims

Jun 08, 2016
Expert witness testimony plays a huge role in providing evidence for the severity of injury and losses in a personal injury claim. … Read more

Medical Errors are a Leading Cause of Injury and Death

May 25, 2016
Studies both in United States and Canada indicate that medical errors are a leading cause of injury and death in our countries, although generally unreported … Read more

Insurance Benefit Exclusions: Who's not Covered?

Sep 09, 2015
The Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule ('SABS') limits the entitlement of some 'insured persons' to accident benefits by creating a number of exclusions.... … Read more

Insured Persons. Who is Covered?

Jul 16, 2015
Insured Persons. Who is Covered? … Read more

Overview of Mandatory Statutory Accident Benefits

Jul 10, 2015
A brief explanation of the Mandatory Statutory Accident Benefits … Read more
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