Long Term Disability

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COVID-19: Filing an LTD Claim

TSF Law understands the daunting factors that come with a pandemic, both mentally and physically. Many Canadians have had to face manifestations of stress that are affecting their longterm health. People with employee group benefits, or with a personal medical insurance plans, are filing long term disability , ltd claims, as well as short term … Read more

Duane Smith v. Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, 2021 ONSC 7109

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In this case the defendant brought a motion seeking summary judgment dismissing the plaintiff’s claim after the plaintiff failed to submit a formal application for long-term disability (“LTD”) benefits. The defendant raised the issue in their Statement of Defence and the plaintiff subsequently amended his Statement of Claim to plead relief from forfeiture. The plaintiff … Read more

Choosing the Right Personal Injury Lawyer

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The truth is, most personal injury lawyers in Ontario are more than qualified to handle your injury claim. Given that your case is likely as unique as you are, finding the right fit can be hard. And with so many lawyers to choose from it can be very difficult to make the right choice for … Read more

Slips, Trips, and Falls

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Tripping or falling while walking can be a traumatic experience. Furthermore, these types of incident can often cause serious injuries and leave you with serious anxiety. If you’ve been injured, getting the right help immediately after a trip or fall can be the difference in how quickly you get back to your normal life. Here … Read more

Credibility and Your Long-Term Disability Claim

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How important is your credibility when you are receiving disability benefits from your short or long term provider disability benefits provider? Like most cases, credibility is extremely important in short-term disability and long-term disability claims. While your injuries are significant, and your doctors agree that you are unable to work, any unintentional or intentional misstatement … Read more

Statutory Accident Benefits: Attendant Care

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Attendant Care (“AC”) is available to you if you’ve sustained an impairment due to a car accident that renders you substantially unable to care for yourself as you did before the accident. This includes, but is not limited to, a substantial inability to complete personal hygienic tasks, dressing, feeding, or grooming.  The Attendant Care benefit … Read more

Statutory Accident Benefits: Housekeeping Benefit

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If you are catastrophically impaired because of an accident the housekeeping benefit (“HKB”) will provide support to you if you are substantially unable to perform housekeeping and home maintenance services after the accident. The HKB provides up to $100 a week for housekeeping and home maintenance. Please note the HKB is considered an optional benefit … Read more