Articles for Non-Lawyers

How long do I have to wait to collect LTD benefits? by Patricia Santucci

There is always a waiting period between when you stop working and when you begin to receive LTD benefits. The time period varies depending on the policy. It is usually necessary for you to be off work for several months before you will be entitled to receive LTD benefits. The waiting period is typically 90 to 180 days. If you are off work due to a disability, consult Santucci Personal Injury Law and we will examine your policy and advise you when your entitlement begins. Our firm has successfully sued numerous Canadian disability insurers and helped disabled individuals like you to fight for their rights. (30)

About the Author Patricia Santucci

Patricia Santucci is a personal injury lawyer born and raised in Hamilton, Ontario. She holds several degrees having attended King’s College at the University of Western Ontario, McMaster University, earned a Master of Arts degree at the University of Windsor and an Ontario Teaching Degree from Teacher’s College as well as her Ontario Teaching Certificate. After graduating from the University of Alberta law school she was called to the bar in 2000. You can find Patricia on and LinkedIn or directly through this website