Latest Law Blogs from Tim Louis
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
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
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.
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
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
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.