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Your employer may wholly or partially fund, group disability benefits for you, as an employee. These benefits are meant to protect you in the event you suffer an illness or injury and are unable to work. This is a form of group insurance and is governed by an insurance policy. For this reason, the contract (insurance policy), is the key tool in determining your entitlements. Consult a licensed associate at Grillo Barristers to interpret the contract for you and argue for every last penny owed on your behalf.

Can I represent myself after an injury?

During our free consultation with potential clients, we are often asked if retaining a law firm is really necessary to obtain fair compensation. In Ontario, injured people can bring a claim for damages without a legal representative. This is known as self-representation. While you have the legal right to represent yourself, managing your own claim while trying to recover from any injury is extremely challenging, expensive, and complicated. Most importantly, failing to get proper legal advice at the outset of a claim can prejudice your right to financial recovery.

Motor Vehicle Accident Benefits vs Tort Claims

In Ontario, an injured person can be compensated through two sources, accident benefits and a tort claim. It is important to know the extent of your rights under these legal schemes and what to do when you’ve been injured in a motor vehicle accident.

How to choose personal injury lawyers

Suffering a personal injury as a result of another’s negligence such as in a car accident or slip and fall can be an overwhelming experience. Moreover, recovering compensation from the insurer of the other party or company may seem difficult or at times impossible. But do not be discouraged! Here are some general guidelines on choosing the right personal injury lawyer for your case.