FAQ Group: Mental Health

Why do I have 2 lawsuits arising out of the same Motor Vehicle Accident? by Patricia Santucci

You may hear your lawyer talking about your “tort” case and your “accident benefits” case. In Ontario you are entitled to accident benefits through your own insurance company. Sometimes you have to sue your own insurance company if they wrongfully deny or cut off your benefits, or if you disagree about the amount of benefits […]

What if I refuse treatment or refuse to follow advice to go back to work? by Patricia Santucci

If you refuse to participate in rehabilitation or treatments that are reasonable, then your insurance company will be entitled to deny or cut off your accident benefits. If you are able to return to work or to obtain other employment for which you are trained but do not make a reasonable effort to do so, […]

What if my disability is psychological as opposed to physical? by Patricia Santucci

A person can be “totally disabled” as a result of a psychological problem. Restrictions and limitations can be physical or psychological or a combination of both. Often times, psychological problems such as anxiety and depression prevent people from being able to work. Read more about Disability Claims for Mental Health Issues. (13)