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5 Things to Know about Securing Disability Benefits in Ontario

At Preszler Injury Lawers, our disability lawyres have provided legal assistance to thousands of Ontarians when their disability benefits have been rejected or denied. If you develop a chronic physical or mental illness or sustain a severe injury that makes it impossible for you to continue working, if your insurance coverage offers disability benefits, you … Continue reading “5 Things to Know about Securing Disability Benefits in Ontario”

Is Long-Term Disability Income Taxable?

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?”

How Difficult Is It to Prove Depression in an Ontario Disability Claim?

According to the World Health Organization, depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide — it affects more than 300 million people globally. In Canada, by the time a person turns 40, there is a 50% chance that he or she has, or has had, a mental illness or ailment. CAMH offers a lot of … Continue reading “How Difficult Is It to Prove Depression in an Ontario Disability Claim?”

Newly Discovered Biomarker for Depression

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.

Secondary Disabilities: When Injuries Cause Mental Health Concerns

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.

Beginning to Understand the Long-Term Effects of COVID-19

Researchers estimate that between 10-30% of people who have contracted COVID-19 will experience lingering, often debilitating symptoms. In Canada, COVID-19 “long-haulers” have reported experiencing serious symptoms for months following their initial infection. These long-term symptoms can affect patients’ quality of life and, in many cases, their ability to perform the duties of their jobs. However, many long-haulers are struggling to find support during this difficult time. Click here to learn more.

Recovering LTD Benefits for Invisible Injuries and Illnesses

Some injuries, illnesses, and other chronic medical conditions may not manifest themselves through easily observable symptoms. However, even though the symptoms of these conditions may be “invisible” to others, they could still significantly impact a patient’s quality of life and their ability to earn a living. Since the symptoms of invisible injuries or illnesses cannot be quantified through objective medical evidence, it can be difficult for people suffering from them to receive long-term disability (LTD) benefits. Click here to read more.

Sun Life Facing Potential LTD Benefits Class Action Lawsuit

Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada (Sun Life) is currently facing a proposed class action lawsuit for $10 million. The case was recently filed with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. The Sun Life class action lawsuit alleges that the company willfully miscalculated cost-of-living increases for clients receiving long-term disability benefits. The lawsuit alleges that … Continue reading “Sun Life Facing Potential LTD Benefits Class Action Lawsuit”

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