It is rare for punitive damages to be awarded in long-term disability claims. However, with the help of Preszler Injury Lawyers, a deserving client was able to prove that her insurer acted in bad faith when they denied her benefits. Thanks to Preszler Injury Lawyers, she was able to recover aggravated damages and punitive damages. Click here to read more.
After being injured in a car accident, our client tried to access the benefits she was rightfully owed. Unfortunately, because of symptoms she had experienced in the past, her insurance provider refused to believe her new conditions were a result of her collision and, therefore, denied her claim. To learn how Preszler Injury Lawyers helped our client get the benefits she deserved, click here.
Researchers have linked more than 40 million cases of newly developed neurological disorders to COVID-19. The real-world effects of these brain injuries could have substantial impacts on a person’s cognitive functions, interpersonal relationships, and abilities to perform the duties of their jobs. To learn more about options available to people who can no longer work because of the symptoms of their COVID-related disorders, click here.
Throughout the province, thousands of people sustain concussions each year. Many of those people go on to experience debilitating symptoms that persist for weeks, months, or even years after their initial injury. Disruptive symptoms like neurofatigue can affect a person’s entire life. To learn more about coping with neurofatigue after sustaining a concussion, click here
When the resident of an Ottawa condominium was injured in a slip and fall accident outside his building because of improperly maintained winter weather conditions, he tried to hold his condominium and the company it contracted for snow removal accountable. To learn about the outcome of this case, click here.
After being injured in a motor vehicle collision, a car accident survivor received benefits from her automobile insurer as well as from her employer’s group insurance plan. When her insurer tried to re-calculate the amount of her income replacement benefits based on a settlement she received from her workplace insurance plan, the policyholder filed a claim with the Licence Appeal Tribunal to contest the change to her benefits. To learn what happened next, click here.
Facts of the Case On December 24th 2019, the Plaintiff, Peter Sierakowski (“Sierakowski”) was returning home to his rented room at 1790 Cedar Lane (“the Premises”) when he slipped on some ice and fell, breaking his right hip, requiring surgery the next day. At the time of the injury, Sierakowski was unemployed and on disability … Continue reading “Sierakowski v. Grand, 2022 ONSC 3150”
Facts of the Case On August 16th, 2016, Ms. Kerli Kalk (“K.K.”) was involved in a motor vehicle accident when a drunk driver crossed the centreline and struck her vehicle head-on. She sustained significant injuries requiring multiple surgeries and spent nearly two months in hospital and in-patient rehabilitation. The insurance provider, Intact Insurance Company (“Intact”), … Continue reading “Kalk v. Intact Insurance Company, 2022”