Disability Lawyer Peterborough

Disability Lawyer Peterborough - If you have been hurt in an accident at work and your work-related injuries have left you disabled, our law office will fight for your right to suitable damages. Our aim is to ensure that you obtain the benefits you rightly deserve.

Workplace Injuries and Injury Claims are often physically and emotionally hard because the hurt individual should pursue an injury claim whilst also suffering from the injury.

In exchange for giving up their right to take legal action against work-related injuries; employees are given guaranteed compensation for accepted claims under the workers insurance system. Using premiums, the employer finances the program. This is of benefit to the employer, who is given protection from lawsuits under this system of collective liability. Injured workers along with their families are given just compensation, while expenses are spread amongst employers.

Employees could however, file a suit against workers in certain circumstances. Employees could file a suit against staff which are industry exempt from the workers insurance program. Employees may sue fellow employees if they were "outside the course of their employment" when the injury happened. An employee could be entitled to settlement under the insurance plan with respect to a disease or an injury, and can also be entitled to sue an individual in respect of the injury; like for example, an individual driving in the course of their employment could sue the driver of the vehicle that injured them.

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In Peterborough city Ontario, the biggest operations include General Electric and Quaker Oats. Then again, Peterborough Regional Health Centre is presently the largest employer, with around 2,000 or more personnel. Other main economic drivers within the city consist of the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Trent University.

The Trent-Severn Waterway is home to the biggest hydraulic lift lock, the Peterborough Lift Lock. The lock was opened during 1904. Located within downtown Peterborough is Del Crary Park, that is home to the Peterborough Yacht Club. Del Crary Park is a large urban space on Little Lake which is home to the international Festival of Lights fireworks displays, while providing a great outdoor space to be able to hold outdoor concerts and events throughout the summer months...