Just because you’ve been injured on the job, doesn’t make your pain any less real. Nor does it mean that you are not entitled to relief. Work place accidents can be the most serious and potentially crippling. Rehabilitation can be a long and expensive process.
The law firm of Chodola Reynolds Binder is there to see that you receive all that you deserve.In 2009 alone, the WSIB reported that 198,132 workers were injured or suffered illness on the job. Seventy-three workers lost their lives that year.
Almost all employers in Ontario are required to provide Workers Compensation insurance and subject to the Workers Compensation Act. If you are injured during the course of your job, you have lost your right to sue your employer in court, in exchange for the right to receive Compensation. However, this does not mean that getting your full entitlement will be a simple or painless result. If you have been injured at work, you may be entitled to benefits from the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board ("WSIB"). It is important that you immediately report any work injury to your employer and WSIB, as failure to do so could result in the denial of WSIB benefits. You also need strong, knowledgeable lawyers to protect your rights. Your employer will have their lawyer looking after their case. You need the lawyers at Chodola Reynolds Binder to stand by you.
If you have been injured, call us today for a free consultation. We will analyze your case and direct you to the best benefits available. These will include Loss of Earnings (LOE), Non Economic Loss (NEL) award, Future Economic Loss (FEL) award or Loss of Retirement Income (LRI) benefit. We are dedicated to providing you with the best representation available and the best results.