Articles for Non-Lawyers

What evidence will you have to gather in order to prove that I am entitled to disability benefits? by Patricia Santucci

Often, the assistance of experts is required in order to prove that you are unable to do your own job and/or any job.The expert or experts secured to assist in your case will depend on the nature of your injuries. There could be a combination of experts including psychologists, psychiatrists, physiatrists and occupational therapists who will assist in assessing whether or not your injuries/disability is such that your condition meets the definition of “disability” under the policy. (1)

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