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  • MacIvor v. Pitney Bowes: An Important LTD Decision

    The Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled that an employee can access his former employer’s long term disability (LTD) coverage four years after a disabling injury, even though he resigned and was working for a different employer at the time he applied for benefits. The case is MacIvor v Pitney Bowes, 2 … Read more »

  • How Long is Long Term Disability?

    Long term disability (LTD) is a type of insurance intended to provide a source of income in the event you become disabled from employment due to illness or injury.  Given that some disabilities last longer than others, the question “How long is long term disability?” is quite common.  The answer dep … Read more »

  • Long Term Disability Mediations

    Mediation is an effective way to resolve long term disability (LTD) disputes, yet most people are not familiar with what mediation entails.  This blog post will cover the top 10 most common questions people have regarding LTD mediations, including:  What is a mediation? Who attends the mediation? Wh … Read more »

  • Chronic Pain and Long Term Disability Claims

    Chronic pain that results in claims for Long Term Disability (LTD) can present challenges to insurers, lawyers, treatment providers, and most of all the individuals who are suffering and unable to work.  Despite advances in the medical community that further our understanding of this sometimes disab … Read more »

  • COVID-19 and Disability Claims

    COVID-19 has disrupted the lives of millions of Canadians, and will continue to do so.  Virtually every industry has been affected. The physical and mental consequences of the virus are expected to result in more short term disability (STD) and long term disability (LTD) claims. Fortunately, most of … Read more »