Access Legal Services (ALS) has been delivering professional legal services in the Greater Toronto Area for over 17 years, and our senior partners have more than 40 years of negotiating experience. With a long list of clients and successfully processed claims, the firm is a trusted source for disability-related legal services. Our firm in association with several prominent lawyers provide client focus legal services in Toronto. Our clients range from first generation immigrants encountering Ontario’s legal system for the first time, to well established Canadians seeking professional legal services.
ALS has represented several employees and employers with respect to matters involving work-related injuries, both at the WSIB level as well as at Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal (WSIAT). ALS has developed a comprehensive program for both the employer and the employee in WSIB injury case management. Our firm represents employers and injured workers at tribunals. We negotiate for clients through mediation or arbitration, file WSIB claims, and educate businesses on how to effectively and efficiently manage WSIB claims. Finally, through our expertise in WSIB regulations, we can help employers set up a ‘Safe and Healthy Workplace’ environment program, and assign appropriate tasks to injured workers to reduce the costs of WSIB premiums and prevent further injuries to the injured worker.Read More
If you are unable to work for a significant period of time due to illness or injury while you are insured, the long term disability (LTD) benefit provides you with a monthly income replacement. At ALS, we specialize in matters where individuals have been denied their long term disability benefits. It is proven that employees who have had an early and gradual return to work have more of a complete recovery with fewer long term conditions.
You should apply for LTD benefits when your condition prevents you from going to work. You need to submit an application for LTD benefits within a specified time or it will be denied. Please review your policy carefully.
If your LTD benefits have been denied or you require assistance with completing your application contact us today. We still make efforts to assist you even if you’ve been previously denied.Read More
The Canada Pension Plan Disability benefit (CPPD) is a monthly payment available to those individuals who have contributed to the Canada Pension Plan and are unable to work at any job due to a disability. The purpose of this benefit is to replace a portion of employment earnings. The criteria used for approval of this benefit is based on an individual’s ability to demonstrate through the medical evidence that they are unable to work on a regular basis. If you are thinking of applying for this benefit or if your benefit has been denied, ALS can help.Read More
Your disability must be severe and prolonged. Medical adjudicators decide if you are eligible for the benefit based on your application and supporting documentation.
Slip and fall injuries are among the most neglected legal issues in Ontario. Many Ontarians are unaware of their legal rights. The manager of an establishment or building has a legal obligation to maintain a safe environment. The potential harm that can occur in these situations should not be underestimated.
Easily preventable slips and falls can leave a victim unable to work or with a permanent injury. At ALS, we can help clients by determining liability, filing claims with third parties, and negotiating settlements in a timely manner. If the need arises, we will represent an injured individual in court. Since there are very strict timelines and regulations with respect to slip and fall claims, individual involved in a slip and fall are encouraged to seek legal advice immediately.Read More
I am extremely pleased not only with the result of my claim, but with how Access Legal Services handled my claim. Deva kept me informed throughout the entire process and I always knew exactly what was happening. I was in good hands. I would definitely recommend Access Legal to anyone in need of legal services.
I am very satisfied with my settlement. All the staff was always polite and assuring. I never felt as though this accident was my fault. They treated me like a person with real feelings.
I felt they were professional and communicated with me throughout every step of my case. I also felt very comfortable and confident in the service and how they dealt with me. I appreciate my paralegal Deva. He was professional, classy, and competent. Mary was very sweet and always helpful. They always helped me with any questions as well as advising me well before proceeding with the case. I would recommend them to anyone.
1110 Finch Ave. West Suite 614
Toronto, Ontario, M3J 2T2
Phone : (416) 733-8880
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