Disability Law Show

Disability Law Show Bell Radio – S2 E51

A headshot of Disability Lawyer James Fireman, Partner at Samfiru Tumarkin LLP, to the right of the Disability Law Show logo. He hosts the show on radio stations Newstalk 1010 in Toronto and Newstalk 580 CFRA in Ottawa, Ontario.

Episode Summary

Discover your rights and the truth about insurance companies and long term disability claims on Season 2 Episode 51 of the Disability Law Show on Newstalk 1010 in Toronto.

Listen below to James K. Fireman,  Disability Lawyer at Samfiru Tumarkin LLP, as he guides you through the proper steps to take when your insurance provider cuts off your long-term disability or denies your insurance claim.

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Episode Notes

  • When someone wants to contact you for a potential claim, how long does that process take?  What should they expect to happen?
  • I hired my lawyer more than a year and a half ago, and. we’ve never even talked about a settlement. Should I be concerned?
  • What happens when a client wants to ask you questions after the case has started in a contingency fee arrangement?
  • What is the difference between ODSP and CPP Disability?
  • Dealing with the insurance company is making my mental illnesses worse.  I just want to give up, but I know I can’t work.  Do I have options?
  • Do fewer disability claims get declined during the holiday season?
  • My mother slipped and fell at a bus stop that was not shoveled and broke her hip. What are her options? Does she have a claim?
  • I’ve been on LTD for ten years partly due to workplace harassment. Can I sue my employer for damages?
  •  I tried to put a claim for short term disability and was denied. Due to COVID-19, I won’t be able to see a specialist until next year for an updated diagnosis. What should I do?
  • What is the “Any Occupation” period – does that mean that if you can do ANY OCCUPATION that you don’t qualify for benefits anymore?

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