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After the Event Insurance: The New Legal Safety Net

By Roger Foisy on August 20th, 2018

Personal Injury Client Costs and Fees In Ontario automobile and non-automobile personal injury cases, the costs and fees can be a heavy burden for a client. Generally, lawyers and clients establish a Contingent Fee Agreement (CFA) where a client agrees to pay the lawyer’s costs only if...

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Members of Our Legal Team Completed the Ontario Brain Injury Association’s Brain Basics Training Program

By Roger Foisy on July 17th, 2018

The Ontario Brain Injury Association’s (OBIA’s) Brain Basics Training Program is a foundational course that gives professionals, caregivers, and survivors alike the opportunity to develop a holistic understanding of how the brain works. We are always seeking ways to improve ourselves...

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Congratulations to Harpreet S Sidhu for Being Called to the Bar!

By Roger Foisy on July 10th, 2018

We are proud to announce that Harpreet S Sidhu, a part of our staff since 2015, was recently called to the bar. This is a milestone in a lawyer’s career, and we congratulate Harpreet for his achievement! He has already begun the transition from student to a member of our injury and disability...

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How Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries (mTBIs) Affect the Family

By Roger Foisy on June 19th, 2018

Suffering an mTBI can be a life altering event for a person, disrupting their day-to-day routines and leaving them feeling scared, vulnerable, and confused. It is important to remember, however, that the effects go beyond the individual—changing the lives of close family members who in many cases...

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Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms of a Concussion [Infographic]

By Roger Foisy on June 5th, 2018

June is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Every year approximately 160,000 Canadians sustain brain injuries, the majority of which are concussions. Unfortunately, because people often think of a concussion as “just a concussion”, trauma to the brain can easily be overlooked. It is important that a...

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Dress Down for Brain Injury Awareness Month This June

By Roger Foisy on May 29th, 2018

This coming June is Brain Injury Awareness Month. In Canada, approximately 160,000 Canadians suffer brain injuries every year with incidence and reporting rates continuing to rise. The prevalence of brain injury outpaces breast cancer, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, and HIV/AIDS combined,...

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Understanding Why OHIP Might Receive Part of Your Injury Claim Settlement

By Roger Foisy on April 10th, 2018

After receiving a personal injury claim settlement, you might discover that you are not the only beneficiary. Many clients are surprised to learn that a third party – such as the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) – might also be entitled to payment of its own claim. This is known as...

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How to Avoid Being Denied Disability Benefits: Completing the Physician Statement [Video]

By Roger Foisy on March 29th, 2018

As an Ontario Long Term Disability lawyer, I am regularly asked how people can avoid being denied LTD benefits when they are applying. From a legal action perspective, I can only accept long term disability clients after their application has been denied or their benefits have been wrongfully...

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How to Avoid Being Denied Disability Benefits: Completing the Sponsor (Employer) Statement [Video]

By Roger Foisy on February 28th, 2018

As an Ontario Long Term Disability lawyer, I am regularly asked how people can avoid being denied LTD benefits when they are applying. From a legal action perspective, I can only accept long term disability clients after their application has been denied or their benefits have been wrongfully...

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How to Avoid Being Denied Disability Benefits: Completing the Member Statement [Video]

By Roger Foisy on February 5th, 2018

As an Ontario Long Term Disability lawyer, I am regularly asked how people can avoid being denied LTD benefits when they are applying. From a legal action perspective, I can only accept long term disability clients after their application has been denied or their benefits have been wrongfully...

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