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Toronto Disability Insurance Lawyers Office

When you have been seriously injured and are no longer able to work you need long-term disability benefits to help you take care of the expenses of everyday life.  Our Toronto-based disability insurance lawyers are here and ready to take on your case, no matter how simple or complicated you may think it is. Tackling the insurance companies, rules & regulations, and court systems of Toronto can be daunting, with an experienced Toronto-based disability insurance attorney by your side, those obstacles melt away.

At HIMPRO, an injury accident and top-rated long-term disability lawyers in Toronto with offices across the GTA including Brampton, and Oshawa. We have experienced lawyers on staff that can help you find a favorable resolution if you’ve been injured or are seeking to file for long-term disability due to chronic pain and pride ourselves on being one of the best LTD lawyers in Toronto. Whether your pain has resulted from an accident or some other type of injury, most insurance companies’ interest is to minimize the amount of the benefits they will be paying you. Having an experienced long-term disability lawyer on your side who understands how to work the legal system and how to successfully negotiate with the insurance company as your advocate is a key piece to get a positive resolution. We can help you navigate the often confusing claims process and fight for you should you be dealing with a denied disability claim.

If you’re facing a disability claim, or have been denied – we can help. You may have been hurt while at work, or just sustained an injury that has limited your capacity to resume previous activities at work. In any case, your claim deserves a fair shot, and insurance companies are not always on your side. A disability insurance attorney advocate in Toronto can be your best line of defense against a denial, or during an appeal.

HIMPRO Personal Injury and Long-Term Disability Lawyers
480 University Ave #1401,
Toronto, ON M5G 1V2, Canada

Toronto Disability Insurance Lawyers

If you choose to drive, we’re easy to find. Parking is available just across Simcoe street at the lot under the 250 Dundas St building.

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    The HIMPRO Commitment. We will work to:

  • Lessen, and hopefully remove, stress and angst from you and your family
  • Review & Analyze your case quickly so we can get to work finding relief fast
  • Take over your communication with the insurance company
  • Begin the steps to obtain the appropriate medical records to support your claim
  • Undertake any legal proceedings required to get your case settled and your benefits awarded or restored.
  • Provide service & solutions worthy of our HIMPRO Advantage™ exclusive guarantees
  • Protect your right to employment with your current employer to address/prevent wrongful dismissal

We are a Toronto-based Disability Insurance Team that is Dedicated to Building Effective Strategies

Our team regularly helps our clients with the following:

  • We can help you successfully apply for Canada Pension Plan (CPP) disability benefits
  • We can protect you from losing your home or eviction by advancing motions within the court system to secure payments of benefits during the application or appeal process, instead of waiting until everything is done & decided.
  • We will help you successfully navigate the new appeals process at the Social Benefits Tribunal

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General Information – Disability Claim Cases

How is Long Term Disability Calculated?
Employees with long-term disability coverage through their employer or union belong to a group coverage policy with an insurance company. The rate of long-term disability is calculated according to the terms of this policy.

Can Other Benefits Be Deducted From My Long-Term Disability Insurance Payment?
Your long term disability (LTD) insurance benefits can be reduced by other benefits that are being paid or are payable to you. It is important to be aware of what these potential deductions are.

The Long-Term Disability Benefits Claim Process
The long-term disability benefits claim process begins with an application package, usually of two to three forms, depending on who owns the policy.

Top 5 Reasons Your Long-Term Disability Can Be Cancelled
There are a number of common reasons your long-term disability could get cancelled. Understanding what they are can help you quickly fix the problem and get your benefits back on track.

How Long Can Long-Term Disability Last?
Long-term disability benefits are designed to provide financial peace of mind for a disabled individual who needs to focus on managing his or her condition and hopefully attaining some amount of recovery.

Can I Get Back Pay in a Long-Term Disability Case?
Every long-term disability policy through an employer has an elimination period or waiting period. During this time, you must be continuously unable to work and provide medical information from your doctors supporting the claim for long term disability.

Can You Collect Long-Term Disability and WSIB Benefits?
Collecting long term disability and WSIB can be a difficult task. The intersection of standard LTD and WSIB benefits can be quite confusing for an injured worker, and he or she may not know which benefits to request, or how receiving one can impact the right to collect the other.

Can Disability Benefits Be Backdated?
If your disability benefits are initially denied there are certain situations, where these benefits can be pursued and recovered retroactively.

How Are Functional Limitations Assessed for My Disability Claim?
Having a functional limitation in Ontario means having a considerable impairment in your ability to function in the condition, manner, or duration of life and work. To succeed in claiming disability you must establish that an injury or illness prevents you from performing essential duties of your pre-disability job.

Can I Claim Long-Term Disability Insurance After I Am Forced to Leave My Job?
Even after your employment ends you can still claim long-term disability benefits under your former employer’s disability policy as long as an illness or injury that caused your disability occurred while you were still employed.

What Illnesses Are Covered Under the Disability Act?

The Ontario government pays disability benefits to entitled persons who can prove they suffer from a substantial physical or mental impairment that is continuous or recurrent for at least a year or more. There are a number of conditions that qualify for these benefits.

Can Your Insurance Company Stop Your Disability Benefits at Any Time?
When disability payments start arriving, recipients come to rely on this money to make ends meet, but what happens when disability benefits stop? Does a recipient have any recourse?

Proving Your Long-Term Disability Claim
If your claim for long-term disability benefits has been denied, you have the right to appeal the decision. The appeal process can become quite complicated, and you will need the assistance of a lawyer for the best possible outcome for your appeal.

Types Of Disability Cases

Diabetes and Long-Term Disability Claims: What You Need to Know
Diabetes and long-term disability are not often terms closely associated with one another. However, diabetes and long-term disability claims are far more common than you think.

Long-Term Disability Conditions That are Difficult to Diagnose
Many long-term disability conditions are difficult to diagnose and lead to rejected claims which lead people to seek legal help from an experienced lawyer in order to reach a successful outcome when filing claims.

Can You Claim Disability for “Burnout” or Intense Workplace Stress?
Burnout, a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion due to prolonged, excessive stress, is considered a form of depression, something that Canada recognizes as a disability and, therefore, you can submit a short-term disability stress leave claim.

Arthritis and Long-Term Disability Claims: What You Need to Know
Even if you have been diagnosed with arthritis, you do not automatically qualify for long-term disability.  There are various steps that must be taken for you to present a solid claim for long-term disability benefits.

Crohn’s Disease and Long-Term Disability: How to Secure Disability Benefits in Ontario?
Insurance companies often like to overlook this as a chronic condition, however Crohn’s disease is eligible for disability benefits under certain conditions.

Long Term Disability: Can a Pre-Existing Condition Cause a Claim to Be Denied?
If you suffer from a disability that falls into a pre-existing condition limitation, it is likely that your insurance company will deny your claim for LTD benefits.

Cancer and Long Term Disability: What You Need to Know
Most patients with a clear diagnosis of cancer have a valid claim for Long Term Disability Benefits (LTD). However, if you have been diagnosed with cancer and are applying for disability your claim will be highly scrutinized.

Disability Claim for Mental Illness: A Case Study
Mental illness can be debilitating, sensitive to talk about, and hard to diagnose. What’s more, when submitting a disability claim for mental illness would you even know what that entails?

Can I Claim Disability for Emotional Distress After a Car Accident in Ontario?
A car accident is an incredibly traumatic event in a person’s life and as such, it is possible to file an emotional distress disability claim as part of non-pecuniary damages. But how do you do that?

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Disability: Can I Claim Insurance Benefits?
Chronic fatigue syndrome can be difficult to assess and diagnose and as such, it can be hard for a person attempting to seek long-term disability benefits to get their claim processed accurately.

Chronic Pain and Fibromyalgia: Can I Claim Long Term Disability Benefits?
You are able to make a long-term disability claim for chronic pain and fibromyalgia so long as chronic pain from fibromyalgia is not an excluded medical condition under your long term disability benefits policy.

Polymedication and Long Term Disability: What You Need to Know
If a person is prescribed 3 or more medications to manage a chronic condition this is called polymedication. Being on a number of different drugs can actually cause secondary disabilities in the long run.

Does Depression Qualify for Long Term Disability?
Depression is covered under long-term disability so long as depression is not an excluded medical condition under your long-term disability benefits policy. Most long-term disability policies in Ontario will cover disability arising from depression.

Can You Receive Disability for Mental Illness?
According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada, one out of every five Canadians will experience mental illness during some time in their life. Disability claims for mental illness are widely misunderstood by employers and frequently denied on bogus grounds.

Can I Receive Long-Term Disability for Anxiety?
Canada officially acknowledges that anxiety is a disability and that the effects of this condition can have long-term effects on your health and normal functioning. It can be difficult to claim benefits for anxiety however.

Disability for Catastrophic Brain Injuries
It is difficult to get disability no matter the situation but when you add in the pain, stress and overall attention required to live with catastrophic brain injuries it can seem almost impossible without legal representation to fight your battles for you.

What You Need

to Do Next

If your initial disability benefit has been denied by your insurance company, don’t wait: you need a seasoned disability lawyer and team in the Brampton area to look into your claim and determine the best course of action to secure your benefits. Take the first step and talk to our disability claim specialist, now.

Why Choose HIMPRO?

Himelfarb Proszanski’s disability team has a strong reputation of successfully handling disability claims in Ontario. Some major local law firms refer us their client’s disability cases. Our track record of successfully handling 97.5% of denied disability claims proves that insurance companies take us seriously.

We provide a combined century of trial experience which has led to the successful settlement of over 10,000 cases with combined settlement value in excess of 3/4 billion dollars. And finally, we’re the only firm to offer you. And finally, we’re the only firm to offer you the HIMPRO Advantage™.

Based on almost 30 years of legal expertise and handling over 5,000 disability cases, the Disability team at HIMPRO knows how to handle the different strategies the Insurance companies use to deny or delay the payment of your LTD Disability benefits for years. Our in-depth knowledge of the Disability Claim legal process in Ontario has led to an impressive track record: a 97.5% success rate handling disability claims.

Insurance companies know our reputation and don’t want to go up against us in court. We’ve really earned the respect of the insurance industry. Our team, led by David Himelfarb, has over 100 combined years of hard fought insurance and litigation experience, obtaining significant judgments for our client’s disability cases. We have been recognized by Best Lawyers and have the highest rating, AV Preeminent, from Martindale-Hubbell. We have sued and challenged everybody there is, at every major insurance company, over the last 30 years. That has certainly earned us the respect of their general counsel, their national trial counsel, and their defense counsel.

Trying to defend your rights to receive disability benefits and engaging in a legal case can be intimidating and stressful, on top of the disability issue itself. Our team fully understands this and will support you from the start. From our first contact, our immediate goal is to relieve the stress you and your family are experiencing due to a denial by the insurance company. We also understand you want us to be responsive to your enquiries and be kept up to date along the process. For us, you are NOT a number, and we will treat you with full respect for your person and situation, while providing the best legal representation possible.

If English is not your first language, we provide professional translators to assist you in this process, which will limit the stress due to language barriers.

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What They Say About Us

Sherene AlySherene Aly
16:02 23 Mar 24
I was very pleased with my decision to retain David and his team for my case. Melissa Gizzo was simply amazing and was able to secure a fair settlement for me.
17:46 16 Feb 24
Experienced and excellent law firm. Their lawyers are wonderful, articulate, dilligent, amicable, calm, respectful, responsible, resourceful and have good human and customer relationships Especially DAN HOLLAND 👌 He is an amazing lawyer as regards dealing with any of the Accident case.I was involvedIn an accident in 2019 February. He was God sent as he dutifully and relentlessly worked hard until the case was settled
22:43 18 Jan 24
I highly recommend Dan Holland as a disability lawyer. His commitment to my case made the process seamless. Dan's clear communication and ability to simplify complex legal matters made it easy for me to understand every step. He demonstrated genuine concern for my best interests, making him not only a skilled attorney but also someone easy to talk to.Dan’s support extended beyond legal expertise; he alleviated my stress during the long-term disability case. His calm approach and unhurried demeanour ensured that there was no rush in our collaboration. This, coupled with his dedication, made the entire experience more manageable, fostering confidence in his ability to handle the case with meticulous care.I wholeheartedly endorse Dan for anyone seeking a lawyer who not only gets results but also prioritizes your peace of mind.
Neeshanth SritharanNeeshanth Sritharan
21:49 01 Jan 24
My mom was involved in an accident impacting her daily life and ability to work. Dan Holland has worked with us during the duration of our case and has been helpful in fighting for her and supporting us, and organizing the things we needed. Our family is incredibly grateful of the outcome Dan was able to obtain for us. I would highly recommend him!
Faiza HamidFaiza Hamid
01:26 22 Dec 23
I'm so happy I chose Mena Brar and her team represet us . We could not ask for a better team she is so kind, loyal, and honest. she spoke to me as an equal and made me feel as if my case was definitely important and that I deserved to be fairly compensated. I appreciate you. Did it for me and how this will help me get back on track with my life. keep helping others. You are doing amazing works, Mena Brar. I wish you all the best.
Brenda FurtadoBrenda Furtado
23:38 12 Dec 23
Many thanks to Silene Malhao for settling my husband's TORT claim and to Mena Brar for settling his accident benefits claim. These ladies made themselves available any time we had a question. They were very understanding and compassionate. We were completely taken care of throughout this process. We would definitely recommend this team to friends and family!
15:52 06 Dec 23
We are so happy that we had David and his team represent us. We couldn't have asked for a better team. Not only is David incredibly skilled and experienced, he is kind and compassionate and it is clear how much he cares for his clients. Megan was also absolutely amazing to work with and was always on top of everything and there to answer any questions we had! Thank you!
Andrew CoutoAndrew Couto
23:10 21 Nov 23
I'm so happy I chose David as my lawyer. I spoke to a few lawyers before finding David and I noticed majority of them spoke to me in a way that felt demeaning or that my case wasn't big enough or important enough to take. One phone call with David and my opinion on lawyers changed. He spoke to me as an equal and made me feel as if my case was definitely important and that I deserved to be fairly compensated. The whole process was wonderful. From dealing with David's law clerk Ingrid whom is an amazing and kind woman to his legal assistant Melissa whom is another amazing kind and talented young woman. I was so stressed about this case but from day 1 they helped ease that stress and always answered all my questions promptly and respectfully. I couldn't believe David got me to mediation within 6 months of being cut off my LTD and got me a settlement way beyond my expectations. I can't say enough good things about this law firm but I guarantee you that if you need a lawyer to fight for you David is your guy! . Believe me when I say this is the law firm for anyone dealing with personal injuries especially LTD denial claims. Thank you so much to David, Ingrid and Melissa you truly don't know how much I appreciate all you did for me and how this will help me get back on track with my life. Keep helping others you guys are doing amazing work! I wish you all the best!
Rose RegazziRose Regazzi
21:15 11 Oct 23
I sustained a relatively painful injury, affecting me long term.I wouldn't otherwise had pursued it, as it involved a relatively large corporation, but felt it necessary to do so. However, many lawyers were daunted, with one, who actually referred me to HIMPRO.I was connected with Dan Holland, who reviewed the case, provided with me realistic expectations, sound advice and had a willingness to move forward and represent me.His calm and professional demeanor, brought me to a place of reassurance. His ease in addressing all facets of this process, clearly demonstrated a wealth of experience. There was never any hesitation, when being challenged, and felt my best interest was always in the forefront.This case has since been resolved, to my complete satisfaction.Without reservation, HIMPRO (and Dan Holland, in particular), would be the only firm I would recommend for these type of cases.


HIMPRO is a leading law firm with full service personal injury and disability insurance lawyers. We have been recognized by Best Lawyers and assigned the highest rating, AV Preeminent, from Martindale-Hubbell. We provide a combined century of trial experience which has led to the successful settlement of over 10,000 cases with combined settlement value in excess of 3/4 billion dollars. Our mission is to win your case. At HIMPRO by Himelfarb Proszanski LLP we build winning cases. That’s the HIMPRO Advantage™.



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