Lawyers’ Fees And Financial Issues Relating To Long Term Disability Claims.

September 18, 2008 by  
Category: Medical Malpractice

When a claimant has been denied benefits, we deal with the insurance company to get these benefits back for the claimant. We take most of these cases on a contingent fee basis and so we get a percentage of the benefits that should have been paid to the claimant. All these cases are decided on […]

The Role Of The Employer In A Long Term Disability Case.

September 17, 2008 by  
Category: Medical Malpractice

The employer administers the benefits and the employer is the one who generally fills out the claims form and submits it to the disability carrier. They also administer the benefits to the extent that they say to the employee: give me another medical report or go to see this doctor for an assessment. Employers are […]

The Financial Services Commission Of Ontario (FSCO).

September 11, 2008 by  
Category: Medical Malpractice

We have a system in Ontario, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario, that adjudicates on many types of insurance claims and most importantly on accident and benefit claims. It is hoped that eventually this system will be extended so that any time an insurer wants to cut somebody off, they must make a proposal to […]

How Legal Proceedings Benefit Someone With A Spinal Cord Injury As The Result Of Someone Else’s Negligence

If the injury is the result of a motor vehicle accident – which generally is the most prevalent cause of these catastrophic injures – the first issue is to ensure that the plaintiff applies for accident benefits, which are a standard part of the present motor vehicle insurance policy in Ontario. The plaintiff with a […]

The Hospital Treatment Given To Patients With Spinal Cord Injuries.

Your time in the hospital is usually spent with various medical personnel, including neurologists, neurosurgeons and all the other people who try to assist you in attempting to limit the damage from the injury, whether it’s the spinal cord, or nerve damage. Even the cutting of a nerve is not just a simple matter of […]

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