Category: Long Term Disability

Duncan Macgillivray Lawyer of the Year

Founding Partner Duncan Macgillivray was recently named Lawyer of the Year for Personal Injury Litigation in Greater Ontario by Best Lawyers!! Best Lawyers uses a peer review process (… asking other lawyers) to make their selections. Lawyer of the Year “is awarded to individual lawyers with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area ...
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Everything You’ve Wanted to Know About Surveillance

This blog post was written by our placement student Rob Stefanelli (with some edits by Duncan Macgillivray). CAN AN INSURANCE COMPANY CONDUCT SURVEILLANCE OF ME AND MY FAMILY? Yes (… unfortunately). When you are injured and make a representation to your insurer or the at-fault driver’s insurer about the extent of your injuries, the insurance company ...
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Total Disability: Not So Total After All!

A version of this article by Duncan Macgillivray and Jeff Moorley originally appeared on the OTLA Blog. Many Long-Term Disability (LTD) insurance policies state that the insured person will only qualify for benefits if they become “Totally Disabled” or suffer a “Complete Inability” to work. To avoid confusion, we will use these phrases interchangeably. It ...
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