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What does the "Any Occupation" test mean for Long Term Disability Benefits

Long term disability denial lawyer in Whitby - Steven Polak - discuses the Any Occupation test for disability benefits: After a prescribed period of time (usually after the first two years) most long term disability insurance companies (ie: Manulife, Great West Life, London Life, Prudential, Sunlife etc) have a new and stricter test for disability called the any occupation test.

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April 20, 2020 - in Disability, Personal Injury Lawyers
The bumpy road of Long Term Disability Denial Lawsuits in Ontario

The bumpy road of Long Term Disability Denial Lawsuits in Ontario

A discussion by a long term disability denial lawyer in Whitby Ontario and the Toronto GTA area, of the developing trend in long term disability denials he is seeing with companies such as Manulife, Desjardins, Great West Life, Sunlife, Prudential, Canada Life and Industrial Alliance with disability benefit denials that they are issuing to claimants and the lawsuits that evolve.

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April 10, 2020 - in Advice, Disability Claims
The Effect of Covid19 on civil cases

The Effect of Covid19 on civil cases

Car accident, long term disability lawyer and personal injury lawyer in Whitby and Toronto writes about the effect of the Covid19 coronavirus crisis on civil cases in Ontario Canada.

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March 18, 2020 - in News
He Said/She Said..Better if it shows!

He Said/She Said..Better if it shows!

Car accident injury lawyer in Whitby & Toronto discusses the use of dash camera footage in personal injury accidents and lawsuits and insurance claims.

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Markham Scarborough Mandarin Chinese Speaking Personal Injury (car accidents and other injures)

Markham Scarborough Mandarin Chinese Speaking Personal Injury (car accidents and other injures)

Amy Zhang is a Personal Injury Lawyer serving Markham, Scarborough, Ajax and Durham, assisting English and Mandarin speaking clients who have been injured in car accidents, slip and falls, who have been denied long term disability or who have suffered other injuries.

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Where do I send my Accident Benefits application when I am injured in a car accident

Where do I send my Accident Benefits application when I am injured in a car accident

Where should you send your Accident Benefits application if you are injured in a car accident in Ontario???

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The Sound of Silence: why it’s best with adjusters

The Sound of Silence: why it’s best with adjusters

An article by a personal injury lawyer and disability denial lawyer in whitby ontario, about why silence is usually the best course of action with adjusters in car accident injury cases, disability denial cases and other personal injury matters.

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Long Term Disability Denial - Quantification Quandary

Long Term Disability Denial - Quantification Quandary

A discussion of a recent long term disability benefits denial lawsuit claim involving complications about the quantum of the benefits. Discussion by Long Term Disability benefits denial lawyer Steven Polak.

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Dec. 25, 2019 - in Advice, Disability, Disability Claims
Injury lawsuits in slip and fall accidents in Ontario

Injury lawsuits in slip and fall accidents in Ontario

What factors do personal injury lawyers in Ontario consider when reviewing potential slip and fall injury cases

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Dec. 1, 2019 - in Advice, Slip and Fall
Desjardins Insurance slapped with punitive & aggravated damages due to finding of unfair handling of denial of Long Term Disability Benefits

Desjardins Insurance slapped with punitive & aggravated damages due to finding of unfair handling of denial of Long Term Disability Benefits

On October 15, 2019 Madam Justice Young of the Supreme Court of British Columbia, issued her judgement in Greig v. Desjardins, awarding punitive damages of $200,000 and aggravated damages of $50,000 against Desjardins for its conduct in denying a claimant's long term disability benefits

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