Why do Insurance Carriers Deny LTD Claims?

In 2019, there were 8,917 serious injuries caused by motor vehicle accidents in Canada. This number includes people admitted to hospitals for treatment and observation. Serious injuries can significantly affect your life and those of your loved ones. Depending on the severity of your injuries, you may not be able to do your daily activities … Read more

Derek Wilson at Derek Wilson Personal Injury Law is named to 2022 Best Lawyers™ list

Hamilton, ON, August 26, 2021 — Derek Wilson Personal Injury Law is pleased to announce that Derek Wilson has been included in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three … Read more

When Do I Need to Hire a Concussion Lawyer?

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A concussion can change your life significantly. Suppose you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident; this can be either a car accident, a motorcycle accident, a commercial vehicle accident, a pedestrian knock down or even a bicycle accident.  Concussions are also common in slip and fall cases or sporting injuries. In many cases, … Read more

How to Recover LTD Benefits When You Have an Invisible Injury

Recovering LTD Benefits When You have an Invisible Injury

If you have been injured and suffered an invisible injury, you may have difficulty getting benefits.  If you are having difficulty getting coverage from your long-term disability benefits provider, you need to understand what you can do to recover your benefits.  This article will help you understand the nature of an invisible injury, the challenges … Read more

Distracted Driving Laws In Ontario – What You Need To Know

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According to the Ontario Provincial Police, the number one cause of motor vehicle accidents each year is distracted driving. With the increasing prominence of cellphones and digital devices, deaths resulting from distracted-driving collisions have doubled in the last two decades.  Glancing at a text message while behind the wheel has more consequences than just higher … Read more

Winter Car Safety

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Every winter, there are snowstorms that are so bad that people get stuck for hours on the roadways. In 2014, a snowstorm in Buffalo stranded over 150 cars for over 24 hours because the snow came so fast and furiously, thanks to lake effect, that even snow plows couldn’t get through. This isn’t an everyday … Read more