If an injury, illness, or serious mental condition prevents you from performing the duties of your job, you may be eligible to collect long-term disability benefits to help ease the financial burden of not working for a substantial period of time. But what does disability insurance cover, and how much can a benefits recipient expect to collect? To learn more, click here.
Rideshare services provide a convenient, alternative method of local travel and transportation. Now that Uber drivers are on the road in Nova Scotia, commuters in the province can start taking advantage of this modern travel option. But what happens if your Uber driver is involved in an accident while you’re in the car? Where can you turn to find restitution for injuries you may have suffered as a result? To learn more, click here.
Perpetrators of sexual abuse often use force against their victims, make threats, or take advantage of vulnerable individuals who are unable to give their consent in order to engage in unwanted sexual activity. If a perpetrator commits sexual abuse within the framework of a larger entity or organization, the organization may be found to be partially responsible for the institutional abuse. Click here to read more.
The world as we know it has changed. The stress and anxiety of living through a pandemic has taken a huge toll on society’s mental health. If you’ve been diagnosed with a serious mental health issue that prevents you from performing the duties of your job, you may be eligible to collect long-term disability benefits. But the process of securing those benefits may not be an easy one. Click here to read more.
Social media offers users the chance to connect with each other, and to share details about their lives with a wide audience. But for individuals pursuing damages for injuries they’ve sustained as the result of another party’s negligence, or workers claiming long-term disability benefits for medical conditions that prevent them from doing their jobs, sharing personal information on social media may have unintended consequences. Click here to read more.
Installing a dash cam in your vehicle can give you much more than a video record of the beautiful Nova Scotia scenery. Dash cams can give you a sense of peace of mind. These devices ensure that, if anything happens to your car while it’s in motion or while it’s parked, you will have video evidence of the incident. To read more about the benefits of dash cams, click here.
Long-term disability benefits can provide essential financial support to individuals with medical conditions that prevent them from working for a substantial period of time. But for a number of different reasons, Nova Scotia-based insurance providers may deny a policyholder\'s claim for benefits, which could lead to financial instability during a difficult, emotional time. Click here to read more.
Injuries and fatalities resulting from pedestrian accidents in Nova Scotia are on the rise. Throughout the province, negligent drivers whose reckless behaviour causes pedestrians to sustain serious injuries are legally presumed to be at fault. However, in a pedestrian injury claim, defendant drivers may try to rebut this presumption of fault through legal action. Click here to read more.
If you’ve been diagnosed with a medical condition that prevents you from working, long-term disability benefits may provide you with some financial relief. However, if your claim for benefits has been denied by your insurance provider, or if your payments have been unfairly stopped, the appeal process can be long and complicated. In these cases, a disability lawyer may be able to provide useful assistance. To learn more, click here.
Driving in Nova Scotia during the winter months can be hazardous. Inclement winter weather can lead to car accidents resulting in serious injuries or fatalities. If you have to get behind the wheel during treacherous weather conditions, some simple safety precautions may help you avoid disaster. To learn more, click here.