MK Disability Lawyers partner Leanne Goldstein was honoured to be featured in an article recently by Legal Matters about the potential rise in physical and mental disability claims due to COVID-19. Please see an excerpt reprinted below, and visit the Legal Matters website to read the full article.
A significant increase in disability insurance claims can be expected as Canada continues to contend with the COVID-19 pandemic, predicts Toronto and Markham-area disability lawyer Leanne Goldstein.
“We are now seeing just a fraction of what is coming,” says Goldstein, a partner at MK Disability Lawyers. “With delays in the vaccine rollouts and as the lockdown eases, there will be many more cases of people filing disability claims with their insurers.”
She notes the medical community has coined the phrase “long-haulers” to identify those who have mostly recovered from the initial infectious process related to the virus but are left with residual problems such as fatigue, body aches, shortness of breath, difficulty concentrating and difficulty sleeping.
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