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What documents do I need to bring to my lawyer? by Patricia Santucci

When you are making an LTD claim, it is important to keep all relevant documents and provide them to your lawyer:
– your recent pay stubs
– Revenue Canada Notice of Assessment for past 3 years
– employer contact information
– insurance company contact information
– your benefits booklet; medical reports
– all correspondence between you and your insurance company regarding your disability
– all correspondence between you and your employer regarding your disability
– your notes of telephone conversations that you have had with your employer or insurance company regarding your disability
– diary regarding your injury or illness
– records of any income you receive from sources other than the LTD insurance carrier. (52)

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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

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