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Disability Claims

Entitlement to Benefits (Government Benefits, Long Term Disability, WSIB)

If television commercials were true after an injury, insurance companies and government agencies would respond quickly and honestly to provide you with the benefits you deserve. Sadly that is often not the case. Insurance companies and government bureaucracies often create barriers in attempts to delay and reduce your compensation.

In reality claims are often met with a refusal as many people, coping with pain, frustration and financial and having no real understanding of the law simply walk away and get nothing.

Those who choose to pursue their rights are subjected to medical reviews by “expert” doctors, who co-incidentally often appear to downplay disability and with requests for intimate personal information and private records.

If you are getting ignored or mistreated by your benefits provider, we can help.

In the event you are being denied benefits, try your best to do the following:

  • Communicate in writing with the insurance company or keep detailed notes of all telephone conversations including the time, date and caller.
  • Do not sign any agreement before understanding what it means or is.
  • Ensure that you seek out medical assistance and follow your doctor’s advice.
  • Be careful using Facebook and other social media as your posts may be producible to the other side.

Our Practice Areas

Brain Injuries and Spinal Cord Injuries

A serious injury affects every area of your life and impacts your ability to care for yourself and your family.

Chronic Pain and Soft Tissue Injuries

We’re experienced at helping people who have experienced chronic pain/soft tissue injuries. If you or a loved one has suffered an injury of this kind, call us today.

Police Use of Force

Our personal injury lawyers are experienced at helping victims of excessive force either by police, security services or others.

Slip and Fall

If you are injured in a fall due to someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to recover damages for your injuries.

Motor Vehicle Accidents

Motor vehicle accident law is a complicated process. Contact us for guidance on how to handle your claim.

Disability Claims

If you are getting ignored or mistreated by your benefits provider, we can help.

Product Liability

If you have been injured due to a defective or unsafe product, our personal injury lawyers are skilled at getting you the proper compensation for your injuries.

Boating and Recreational Accidents

Our personal injury lawyers can help you determine what steps to take if you have been in a boating/recreational accident and advise of what benefits may be available to you.

Medical and Case Management

Bergmanis Preyra has an extensive network of respected case managers, rehabilitation support professionals and a full time registered nurse available to assist in your treatment and recovery.