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OHRC Releases New Disability Policy that Addresses Human Rights Issues

In June 2014, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) released the Policy on preventing discrimination based on mental health disabilities and addictions, which attempts to resolve human rights issues for those with mental health and addiction disabilities. The Purpose of the New Disability Policy The OHRC’s press release noted that Canadians with mental health and […]

Is Depression Considered a Disability in Ontario?

Clinical depression that affects a person’s ability to perform his or her job duties is one of the mental health conditions that the Ministry considers a disability. According to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), approximately 20 percent of Canadians will experience a mental illness at some point in their lives, yet there is still […]

Most Common Types of Disability Claims in Canada

In 2012, nearly 4 million Canadians reported a disability, including roughly 15 percent of Ontarians, according to Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC). Fortunately, disabled persons can file a claim for either long- or short-term disability as long as they meet their insurance qualifications. Common Types of Disability The ESDC reports that the 10 most […]

What Are Interim Statutory Accident Benefits?

Subsection 279(4.1) of the Insurance Act gives the provision for interim accident benefits, or temporary benefits while the final order for statutory accident benefits is pending. Although not commonplace, the statutes provide: “The Director and every arbitrator appointed by the Director may make interim orders pending the final order in any matter before the Director […]

5 Non-Conventional Treatments for Chronic Pain | Preszler Law

One-fifth of the Canadian population suffers from chronic pain, reports the Canadian Pain Society. Many patients opt to use alternative or non-conventional therapies in addition to or in lieu of traditional treatments. Below, we briefly outline five alternatives to traditional pain treatments, options that you should discuss with your practitioner if you suffer from chronic […]

3 Ways a Disability Lawyer Helps Appeal Denials | Preszler Law Ontario

Because obtaining Canada Pension Plan disability benefits is so crucial for disabled individuals and their families, it’s important to do everything in your power to ensure the reconsideration, a review of the application after initial denial and appeals process is handled in your favor. While a lawyer isn’t mandatory for appeals, having one may be […]

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Preszler Law Injury Lawyers

Preszler Law Firm

For over 57 years, Preszler Law Firm has represented persons from all walks of life in virtually every type of situation. We have learned that whether you have suffered a personal injury in a motor vehicle accident , slip and fall , or in any other way, you must have a reputable and experienced law firm on your side in order to be fully compensated.
151 Eglinton Ave W, Toronto, ON M4R 1A6 Toronto, Canada
416-364-2000 416-364-7027