Some lawyers specializing in personal injury law provide ancillary representation services in matters involving short- and long-term disability insurance. The fact is, short- and long-term disability and group coverage law is arguably a subset of labour and employment law as virtually all short- and long- term disability benefits issues involve an employer. Oftentimes, termination of employment may have serious ramifications on an individual’s right to coverage.
Denial of short- and long-term disability benefits requires knowledge of employment and labour law, human rights law and insurance law in a workplace context. In dealing with both insurance companies and employers, we possess extensive knowledge of this complex area of law.