Long term disability insurers sometimes deny disability benefits applications if they are submitted late. Just because the insurer denies the application it doesnt mean you are not entitled. this post reviews claims and lawsuits for denied disability benefits when they are late.
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.
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.
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.
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
On July 24, 2017, Ontario’s Court of Appeal decided the case of Dittman v. Aviva. The issue was wh