Cariati Blog

26 Feb 2021
Salary Cut

Can Your Employer Cut Your Pay

There is no general rule forbidding an employer proposing a pay cut. If imposed by the employer, however, it may equate to a constructive dismissal and entitle the employee to…

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17 Feb 2021
Injured Woman

Can I Appeal My Decision If My LTD Benefits Were Denied?

Long Term Disability Insurance is intended to help protect you and your family by providing benefits that supplement your loss of income. Many injured or sick Canadians depend on these…

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19 Jan 2021
Unsafe Workplace

What To Do If Your Workplace is Unsafe

The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) gives most employees the right to refuse work that they believe is unsafe, but only in accordance with proper procedure. The OHSA sets out a…

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23 Dec 2020
Cariati Law Toronto, Ontario Injury Lawyers Car Accident

Driving In the Winter: Essential Tips for Being Prepared and Staying Safe

Heavy holiday travel and snowy or icy winter conditions can be a dangerous combination when it comes to staying safe behind the wheel. In December and January, automobile accidents increase…

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17 Dec 2020
Long Term Disability

How Long Does a Long-Term Disability Claim Take?

All long term-disability plans have a waiting period, which means your payments won’t start right away. But when will you begin to see your benefits? Read below to find out….

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25 Nov 2020
Wrongful Termination Papers

My employer fired me and gave me a termination package. Do I have to sign?

Do not sign and return a termination package without calling an employment lawyer and getting legal advice.  What Happens If I’m Terminated? Your employer terminates your position. This is a situation that…

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13 Nov 2020
Slip and Fall Sign

The Dangers of a Slip and Fall Accident

Fall and winter weather conditions increase the risk of trips, slips, and falls. Falls are one of the leading causes of accidental deaths in home and community settings. You can…

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30 Oct 2020
Worker at Desk

When Should You Apply for LTD Benefits?

If you can no longer work because you are hurt, sick, or suffering from a physical or mental disability – it is time to apply for long-term disability insurance benefits….

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21 Oct 2020
Passenger in car accident

I was a Passenger in a Car Accident. What Do I Do?

So, you’re a passenger in a car accident. Now what? If you’ve never been in a car accident before, you may not know what to do next. If you’ve been…

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30 Sep 2020
Man Working at Desk

How Do You Know If You Are Eligible for LTD Benefits?

An individual is considered disabled if he or she cannot perform the essential duties of his or her job. Long-Term Disability (LTD) benefits are intended to provide coverage for individuals…

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