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  • Major steps in a long term disability lawsuit

    When long term disability benefits are denied, there are usually two options: appeal or lawsuit. Most LTD lawyers will recommend taking legal action, rather than appeal.  There are several reasons for this.  First, an appeal is to the same company that denied the claim.  The insurer has already made … Read more »

  • Sun Life Ordered To Pay Legal Costs

    A previous blog post, Sun Life Ordered To Pay General Damages For Causing Mental Distress In LTD Claim, commented on the recent Kardaras v. Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada decision, where Sun Life was ordered to pay general damages for mental distress because it assessed the plaintiff’s long te … Read more »

  • The damaging mental health effects of COVID-19

    The COVID-19 pandemic is having a negative impact on our mental health. People are struggling with fear, isolation, uncertainty, concern for the wellbeing of loved ones, and worry about employment and finances in uncertain economic times. Some would argue Canada was already in the midst of a mental … Read more »

  • Sun Life Ordered To Pay General Damages For Causing Mental Distress In LTD Claim

    Kardaras v. Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, 2020 ONSC 392, is a recent long term disability trial decision where Sun Life was ordered to pay general damages for mental distress because it assessed the plaintiff’s claim in a manner that was not reasonable and balanced, contrary to the duty of g … Read more »

  • Top 10 Questions Long Term Disability Lawyers Are Asked

    Long term disability lawyers get asked the same questions regularly. The answers to the 10 most common questions follow. Contact Michael directly for more fulsome answers specific to your situation. There is no fee and no obligation. 1) Should I appeal? When long term disability claims are denied, t … Read more »