Disability Law Show

Disability Law Show Global News Radio – S7 E31

A headshot of Disability Lawyer Sivan Tumarkin, Co-founding Partner at Samfiru Tumarkin LLP, to the right of the Disability Law Show logo. He hosts the show on various Global News radio stations.

Discover your rights and the TRUTH about long term disability and personal injury on S7 E31 of the Disability Law Show on Global News Radio. Sivan Tumarkin and Albert Klein, disability lawyers at Samfiru Tumarkin LLP, join co-host John Scholes as they guide you through the proper steps to take when your insurance provider cuts off your long-term disability or denies your insurance claim.

On This Episode

  • Week That Was – Ongoing frustrations exhibited by Canadians over travel insurance claims denials
  • Week That Was – Many people hire lawyers based on extraneous factors that are not necessarily important for their case.
  • Week That Was – It is important to have communication and ongoing relationships with lawyers in your practice to aid with efficiency.
  • Does it matter to insurance companies which law firm they are up against in a claim?
  • Should I apply for another job despite as I am on disability and about to be terminated from my current employer?
  • My wife is suffering from post-partum depression and is on medication. She was on short term disability but denied LTD as she’s not totally disabled. What should she do?
  • My friend returned to work after being on LTD and his condition worsened. Now he is being denied as they claim he’s no longer disabled. What are his options?
  • My brother is suffering from PTSD and was approved for short term disability but denied LTD as the adjuster says they don’t cover psychological disabilities. Is this discriminatory?
  • I suffered an injury after falling in a parking lot and underwent surgery after an accident and can’t walk properly anymore. I have a physically demanding job, do I have a case?
  • My father was on short term disability prior to COVID but then was laid off because of it. He was denied LTD as the insurer says he can’t work due to the pandemic. Can he do anything about this?
  • My friend had a nervous breakdown but was denied LTD as the insurer says her work is to blame for her condition and to apply for workers’ compensation, yet she was denied. What can she do?

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