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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, your insurance company is entitled to deny or cut off your income replacement benefit. (74)

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