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
At Preszler Injury Lawyers we have assisted clients with their rejected or denied disability claims since 1959. This informational page was created for Canadian long term disability insurance policyholders who have submitted a claim that has been denied. It explains what to do once you have received a denial letter from your long term disability … Continue reading “My Long-Term Disability Claim was Denied: What Now?”
As we’ve discussed before, long-term disability benefits can come from any of several sources, including private disability insurance that you or your employer pay for, the Canada Pension Plan (CPP), and the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP). To make matters even more complicated, each of these types of disability benefits is subject to different tax … Continue reading “Is Long-Term Disability Income Taxable?”
Depression can be a serious mental health disorder. Severe symptoms of depression can even prevent someone from performing the duties of their jobs. However, despite the preventative effects depression can have on a person’s ability to work, many long-term disability (LTD) claims for mental health issues are denied due to a lack of objective evidence. But a new scientific discovery could change that. Click here to read more.
After surviving a serious accident, people who have sustained life-altering injuries may face a world of difficulties. Acquiring a physical disability can often lead to secondary disabilities, including mental health issues that may seem impossible to overcome. Mental illnesses like depression or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can prevent injured people from performing basic routine activities, including the duties of their jobs. To learn how an Ontario lawyer may be able to help if you are suffering from injury-related mental health concerns, click here.