Archive for the ‘Psychological Disability’ Category

Long Term Disability and Psychological Distress [Video]

By Roger Foisy on February 9th, 2021

Admitting that you might be suffering from mental health issues can be difficult, but facing your problem can help your disability claim. People who are suffering from mental health issues tend to blame their workplace and employer for psychological distress. Focusing on your employer can undermine...

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Personal Injury Potential Settlement Values: Scarring and Disfigurement of the Face and Neck

By Roger Foisy on October 17th, 2017

Catastrophic injuries can cause scarring and disfigurement that can have a lifelong impact, physically, psychologically, and emotionally. The high visibility of scarring and disfigurement on the side of the face and neck can also affect a person’s quality of life in numerous ways, such as lost...

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10 Ways Employers Help Prevent Employees from Developing Psychological Long Term Disabilities [Infographic]

By Roger Foisy on April 11th, 2017

A good workplace can help reduce the anxiety and stress that often leads to a psychological long term disability claim. Although every mental illness is unique to the specific individual and circumstances, I have some general tips for employers to take proactive steps in making the workplace a...

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Driving Rehabilitation Services after Personal Injury

By Roger Foisy on September 22nd, 2016

Driving rehabilitation is a service for personal injury clients who need assistance to get back into their vehicle and on the road to recovery....

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Helping Children Overcome Psychological Trauma after Car Accidents

By Roger Foisy on September 1st, 2016

Parents and caregivers should be particularly aware of the potential psychological fallout for children involved in car accidents – and even for those whose parents were in an accident without them. About 15-25% of children involved in car accidents show symptoms of depression that remain even...

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Long Term Disability: Why Is It Difficult to Receive Funding for Psychological Disabilities?

By Roger Foisy on July 30th, 2014

Long term disability (LTD) occurs when you are unable to work due to an injury or an illness. Those who suffer from injury or illness and have previously purchased disability insurance are able to submit an LTD claim through their disability insurer, which gives them a degree of financial security...

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Compensating for the Emotional and Psychological Impact of Scar, Burn, and/or Disfigurement Injuries

By Roger Foisy on July 17th, 2014

Scar, burn, and disfigurement injuries are different from other types of injuries that I, as a personal injury lawyer in Ontario, help clients receive compensation...

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Coping with the Emotional and Psychological Impact of a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury [Video]

By Roger Foisy on June 27th, 2014

If you’ve experienced a mild traumatic brain injury, it’s important to know that your emotional and cognitive symptoms are completely...

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