Long-term disability claim denied? The team at SAMFIRU TUMARKIN LLP, DISABILITY LAWYERS FOR BURLINGTON, are ready to provide you with the advice you need, and the compensation you deserve.


Our team knows that your long-term disability (LTD) benefits are vital when you can’t work. That’s why you need to let the experienced disability lawyers at Samfiru Tumarkin LLP fight against the insurance company when they refuse to help.

Insurers make a profit by holding on to their customers’ money, even when LTD claims are legitimate. They know you will likely give up, rather than fight back. That’s where we come in. Our experienced and respected team knows how to take advantage of insurance companies’ weaknesses. Before you abandon hope and walk away, speak to us for a free consultation with a disability lawyer.

The Burlington long-term disability lawyers at Samfiru Tumarkin LLP are leaders in both disability law and employment law. We educate people about their legal rights through our Disability Law Show on local radio and TV, online resources (including FAQs on long-term disability), livestreams, and have conducted over one thousand media interviews.

The types of disability claims we can assist with include:

Long-term disability claim denials in Ontario (and Canada)
Appealing LTD denials
Being forced to return to work
Chronic pain
Invisible illness
Anxiety disorders
COVID-19 long haulers
Migraines and headaches
Terminations due to illness or injury

If you live in areas including Shoreacres, Elizabeth Gardens, Aldershot, Brant Hills, Longmoor, Tyandaga, Roseland, Strathcona Gardens or Lowville (or anywhere in Ontario) and need help when your long-term disability claim is denied or cut off, contact Samfiru Tumarkin LLP.

Advice you need, compensation you deserve.

Why Choose Samfiru Tumarkin

  • Trusted Team

    Our disability and employment lawyers have earned the respect of our peers, media outlets and clients.
  • You Don't Pay Unless We Win

    We work on a contingency fee arrangement. We aren't paid unless we recover money for you.
  • Customer Service

    Our lawyers are very responsive and keep their clients updated during every step of the process.
  • Reduced Stress

    Our lawyers fight on your behalf. We deal directly with the insurance company or employer so you don't have to.
  • Understand Your Rights

    We will tell you what your legal rights are and the steps we will take to enforce them so that you are confident in your case.
  • Results You Need

    We endeavour to produce the most effective and efficient results possible for our clients, a claim backed up by 1,000+ positive online reviews across Canada

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You have rights in Burlington when the insurance company denies your long-term disability claim. Find out how to enforce them through our helpful resources, various Ontario TV and radio programs, and our blog.

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Disability/Personal Injury February 1st, 2019

Sun Life reinstates disability coverage after legal intervention – Global News

By James K. Fireman

Sun Life Financial is restoring long-term disability coverage of a Samfiru Tumarkin client following a Global News report on a case the…

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Disability Law Show

Disability Law Show - TV March 12th, 2021

3 Reasons to avoid an LTD appeal | Disability Law Show TV – S3 E20

By James K. Fireman

THREE REASONS TO AVOID AN LTD APPEAL on Season 3 Episode 20 of the Disability Law Show.

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Julie Austin, teacher in the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board, sits next to her disability lawyer, James K. Fireman, at her kitchen table while wearing sunglasses as she shares her story with Global News.
Disability/Personal Injury February 13th, 2019

Abused Barrie teacher secures legal victory in LTD benefits case

By James K. Fireman

A Barrie teacher was assaulted by a student and suffered an injury. Despite her doctor's support, her insurance provider cut off her…

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See What Our Clients Are Saying

I contacted Sivan Tumarkin because my insurance company denied benefits to my paraplegic son. Prior to contacting Sivan, I had reached out to several other law firms. I was thrilled when he took on our case. The entire team went above and beyond to fight the insurance company. I recommend the firm to anyone in need of a disability lawyer to resolve an insurance issue.
Coleen Murphy Mother of Mitch Murphy
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James Fireman was incredible to work with! He was so passionate about my case and worked diligently, making all the right moves. He got my insurance company to overturn their decision to deny my LTD claim. Thank you for your efforts.
Julie Austin Teacher
  • 5 / 5
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Exceptional firm. Michael Gerhard is a fantastic lawyer who really cares about his clients and ensures he gets the best possible results. I am so happy I chose him as my lawyer. Very responsive, knowledgeable and dedicated. Would highly recommend him!
E. Ferrari
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My case was complex and Albert Klein did everything to help me get through a disability claim. I was not in a position to pay an LTD lawyer and a contingency agreement was arranged. Albert listened to all my woes, and I cannot say enough of the professionalism.
Bonnie M.
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I am forever grateful to have had Tamar and her staff assist me with my case. She was always very professional, thorough and to the point. Very caring and compassionate team. Thank you Tamar and Stephanie for helping me get through this. Much appreciated!
Yvette C.
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Advice You Need. Compensation You Deserve

Consult with Samfiru Tumarkin LLP. If you require help from a long-term disability lawyer in Burlington, rely on our experienced and trusted disability and employment law firm. Take advantage of our years of experience and success in the courtroom and at the negotiating table.

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