Chronic pain is a very serious and common issue that often arises after a trauma like a motor vehicle accident or a slip and fall. The widespread problem is the leading cause of long-term disability in the US. The American Academy of Pain Medicine estimates that more than 1.5 billion [...]
After you make a claim for long-term disability (LTD) benefits, your insurer will need to assess it in a comprehensive manner to determine credibility. Before any benefits are paid out, they want to be sure that your assertion isn’t fraudulent or misrepresented. If you claim you hurt your back, for [...]
If you’re receiving long-term disability (LTD) insurance but are eager to keep busy, would doing some work - even part-time - put your benefits in jeopardy? The answer is maybe. Your specific policy will determine the parameters of your rights and responsibilities when it comes to working. For the most [...]
You were diagnosed with fibromyalgia and are in a lot of pain. Since the condition is preventing you from going back to work, you applied for long-term disability (LTD) benefits. But your request was denied. What do you do now? The reality is that many people are facing the same [...]
If you’ve been injured or are suffering from an illness, you may find it hard to meet the responsibilities that your job requires. Disability benefits could provide you with some income replacement and can help you pay for medical expenses on your road to recovery. Thankfully, many employers offer group [...]
Were you injured in an accident or are you suffering from an illness that’s making it impossible to work? Are you worried about how you’re going to support yourself and/or your family if you can’t work for an extended period of time? Are you trying to figure out how to [...]
Many employees are concerned over what would happen to them and their families should they become hurt or sick and unable to work. It’s a valid concern, to be sure. Keep in mind, according to a 2017 report by the Canadian Survey on Disabilities, one in five Canadians (or 6.2 [...]
When you’re ill or hurt and can’t work, disability benefits can prove essential. After all, the last thing you want to worry about when focused on getting better is how you’re going to support yourself and your family. The financial assistance allows you to prioritize one thing and one thing [...]
Every year 1 in 5 people in Canada will personally experience a mental health problem or illness, according to the Canadian Mental Health Association. Depression and other mental health issues not only affect our personal lives, they affect our professional lives too. In fact, a recent study found that mental [...]
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During your initial strategy session, we will assist you in creating a strategy in how to best pursue your claim, whether it be the result of a car accident claim, 18 wheeler injury, or, other kind of personal injury claim.
There are 5 points to your free claim strategy session:
First, we will listen to your story. You will have a chance to tell everything to someone who wants to hear what happened to you.
Based on the information you provide, we will give you our best advice on both what claims you have and the next steps you should consider to go forward with your claim.
If you claim is something that we think we can help you with, we will explain the services that we can provide for you, and what the next steps are that we should take. We will start working immediately.
If your matter is something that we do not think we can help you with, then we will attempt to put you in contact with another lawyer that might be able to help you.
Either way, what should happen is we will put to rest some of the unknowns that you may be experiencing. We will start to shed light on what you can expect and how to best pursue the benefits you deserve.
Auger Hollingsworth Personal Injury Lawyers represents injured people across Ontario. Note: This website provides information but not legal advice. Contact a lawyer for legal advice about your case. Every case is different.