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  • Are More People on CPP Disability now compared to 10 years ago?

    The short answer is yes, there has been an increase in the number of both new applications and recipients of Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefits over the past several years. Mental health claims in Canada have been steadily rising over the ...

  • 5 Key Mistakes in a Long-Term Disability Claim

    5 Key Mistakes in a Long-Term Disability Claim Are you navigating through a long-term disability claim at the moment? Ensuring you receive the highest financial compensation possible is challenging, with potential errors possibly leading to a lo...

  • What’s the End Result in a Disability Case?

    This is a good question and one that we're often asked by our new clients. Many claimants who are denied long term disability benefits are often confused about what they're entitled to. Even worse, many claimants who’s disability benefits have te...

  • 5 Reasons your Long-Term Disability Benefits can be Denied or Terminated

    Having your disability benefits denied or terminated can be a critically difficult time. Not only are you already suffering from reduced or no income - but you now have to deal with consulting a long-term disability lawyer about your situation. In...

  • What is Schizoaffective Disorder?

    What is Schizoaffective Disorder? Our Ontario Disability Lawyers Explain. Schizoaffective disorder is a complex mental health disorder that intertwines symptoms of schizophrenia and mood disorders. The schizophrenia component is characterized b...

  • Infectious Disease & Long-Term Disability Benefits

    What is an "Infectious Disease"? An infectious disease is a type of illness caused by harmful organisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, or parasites. These microorganisms, often referred to as pathogens, invade the body's cells, multiply, and ...

  • Is Brain Fog a Symptom of Long COVID?

    Long COVID, also known as post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection (PASC), has emerged as a significant concern due to its potential long-term health implications. Individuals suffering from long COVID may experience lingering symptoms or develo...

  • The Mental & Psychological Effects Behind a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

    Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among women and affects both the physical and mental health of patients. In Canada, over 25,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year. Breast cancer is most commonly diagnosed at the advanc...

  • Trichotillomania & Anxiety: A Common Hair-Pulling Disorder

    Trichotillomania (TTM) is known as hair-pulling disorder, and is characterized by recurrent urges to pull out one's own hair, resulting in noticeable hair loss, distress, and impairment in social and occupational functioning.

  • The 10 Most Depression Prone Careers

    Depression is recognized as one of the world's single most significant public health problems. It affects people of all ages, genders and backgrounds and can have far-reaching consequences on the lives of those struggling with depression. According...

  • Can Bipolar Disorder Affect your Ability to Work?

    Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that can cause drastic changes in mood, energy, and activity levels. It's estimated that roughly 1% of Canadians live with bipolar disorder. Recovery from the condition is a possibility but rarely is a reality ...

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