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Elder Abuse: What to Look For

Elder Abuse: What to Look For | Personal Injury According to the Government of Canada, 1 in 5 Canadians believes they know of a senior who may be experiencing some form of abuse and personal injury. Seniors of all ages, religions, races, cultures and ethnic backgrounds are prone to elder abuse, which occurs more often than people realize. Abuse can

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Long-Term Disability Insurance Lawsuit

Long-Term Disability Lawsuit

Long-Term Disability Lawsuit: Expert insights from long-term disability lawyer Tim Louis. Many of my long-term disability clients are under the mistaken belief that if they win at trial the judge will order the insurance company to pay my client one lump sum equivalent to the amount of each monthly payment multiplied by the number of months from the trial to

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Personal Injury - Whiplash

Personal Injury: Understanding Whiplash

  Personal Injuries: Understanding Whiplash Whiplash is a relatively common personal injury caused by a sudden and forced rapid back-and-forth motion of the head. Most people associate whiplash with a vehicle crash, however, a personal injury like whiplash can also happen at any time, such as at the workplace, in sports, or from any type of fall or physical trauma.

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Chronic Pain and Long-Term Disability Claims

Chronic Pain & Long-Term Disability Claims

Chronic Pain & Long-Term Disability Claims – Contact Tim Louis Suffering injuries from an accident or mishap can be a frustrating experience. Ongoing chronic pain some individuals experience is a general term but is a reality that numerous accident victims have to learn to cope with even after fulfilling their medical treatments. If you find it challenging to get through

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Wills Variation BC

Wills Variation in B.C. – Have you been left out of a will?

Wills Variation in B.C. If you have not been adequately provided for in your parent’s or spouse’s will, it may be possible to get a court to vary the Will. In British Columbia, the Wills, Estates and Succession Act (WESA) governs Wills. Even if a Will is valid under the WESA Act, a court will vary the Will if adequate

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disability insurance

Undercompensation of Mental Distress Damages in Disability Insurance

Disability Insurance: Undercompensation of Mental Distress Damages Insights into Disability Insurance undercompensation by Long-Term Disability Lawyer Tim Louis Introduction Disability insurance is contractual in nature. When a disability insurer denies benefits to a disabled claimant, the claimant may sue for breach of contract to recover the benefits. Additionally, the claimant may seek mental distress damages, punitive damages, and special costs.

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