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Post-Settlement – Life After Post-Concussion Syndrome

Post-Settlement – Life After Post-Concussion Syndrome

When Sara, 40, slipped on the ice last winter while skating with her family, she hit her head. She blacked out for a few seconds and woke up feeling dizzy and nauseated. Her family took her to the emergency department where they ran some tests and found out that she had a concussion. It didn’t seem too serious at first, so she pushed herself to get back to her normal routine almost immediately. Within a day she was getting violently ill at work, suffering splitting headaches, and often lost track of what she was saying mid-sentence. She had developed post-concussion...
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A Day In The Life – Living With Chronic Pain

A Day In The Life – Living With Chronic Pain

Living with a chronic condition can make day-to-day life very difficult, if not unbearable. From one person to the next, each experience is unique, varied mostly by the severity of their condition and their access to help. For those who live alone, it changes things and makes the process of living with a disability even more difficult. Algar, a client of ours, was kind enough to grant us a peek into what a day in his life looks like. 48 years old and living alone in a single room in a house in Toronto, Algar deals with chronic pain. This is what a typical day in his life...
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I need a vacation. Will that interfere with my disability benefits?

I need a vacation. Will that interfere with my disability benefits?

Life doesn’t stop when you file a disability claim. The stresses of treatment and recovery can be just as taxing as the stresses of the workplace, and people struggling with a disability deserve a vacation just as much as anyone else. Depending on your condition, your doctor could even recommend a relaxing getaway as something that would be beneficial to your health! However, you will want to make sure you go through the proper channels. If you book a trip without any concern for the potential ramifications, there’s a chance that you could jeopardize your disability...
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What To Do After a Slip & Fall Accident

What To Do After a Slip & Fall Accident

Slip & Fall Accident While most of us exercise great caution when climbing a ladder or shingling a roof, we may not be as wary of a freshly mopped floor. However, over 60 percent of falls result from a slip & fall accident on the same level, and the resulting injuries can be quite serious. Back and hip injuries are common after a fall and can be life-altering, especially for the elderly. Common causes of slips and trips include wet or oily walking surfaces, weather hazards such as snowy or icy sidewalks, rugs or mats that have come loose or do not lie perfectly...