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  • Guide To Short Term and Long Term Disability Claims For Rogers Employees

    Rogers Communications employees in Ontario are entitled to short term disability (STD) and long term disability (LTD) benefits in the event they are unable to work due to illness or injury.   It is important to understand your rights when applying for benefits, and what to do if your claim is denied … Read more »

  • Michael Jordan Ranked by Lexpert as a Leading Lawyer in Long Term Disability Law

    Michael Jordan is one of just 25 long term disability lawyers, both plaintiff and defence, in all of Canada to be recognized as Lexpert-ranked in the 2023 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. About Lexpert The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory has been published since 1997 and is based on an extensive p … Read more »

  • Baker v. Blue Cross Life Insurance Company of Canada – Costs Award

    Blue Cross’ decision to deny Sara Baker long term disability benefits may cost the insurer $3,000,000. The Trial Decision In June of 2022, a Toronto jury ordered Blue Cross Life Insurance Company of Canada to pay Sara Baker $1,500,000 in punitive damages, in addition to more than $220,000 for past l … Read more »

  • Life Insurance Claims & Denials

    Life insurance is often purchased to protect loved ones against financial hardship following death of the policyholder. The vast majority of life insurance claims are approved and paid without issue.  But sometimes insurance companies refuse to pay.  As an insurance lawyer with more than 18 years ex … Read more »

  • Long Term Disability Insurance Company Must Pay Punitive Damages

    Another long term disability insurance company has been ordered to pay punitive damages.  This time a Toronto jury found the conduct of Blue Cross warranted a staggering 1.5 million dollar award, on top of the payment of past LTD benefits owing that Blue Cross had refused to pay.     About The Case … Read more »