If your application for Canada Pension Plan (CPP) disability benefits has been denied, you're afforded the right to an appeal. Doing so with the guidance of a CPP disability appeal lawyer can ensure a smooth process and that you comply with all the procedural deadlines. Tribunal law makes the window for filing specific paperwork very small, so acting quickly will assure your application is considered fairly.
Aaron Lang, the personal injury lawyer Toronto disabled persons have trusted for decades, heads the team at Lang Injury Law. Our firm provides experienced representation to clients who need help appealing denied benefits. In addition to handling CPP disability appeal cases, the firm also provides guidance to clients who have been injured or need assistance with long-term disability claims.
The Canada Pension Plan is administered by the federal government. The department responsible for CPP benefits is Human Resources and Social Development Canada. CPP operates in every province except Quebec. The CPP is made up of different divisions which are responsible for different benefits. The benefits programs include:
Not every applicant meets the standard criteria for benefits under Canadian law. To expedite your CPP disability appeal process, you should check qualifications beforehand; if unsure, our skilled team of attorneys can help prequalify you. To qualify for Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefits you need to meet three basic criteria:
For those unfamiliar with how appeals are treated, Lang Injury Law has prepared a quick synopsis of the process. The CPP appeal process is a three stage process:
Each one of these CPP Appeal Process stages has its own rules and its own deadlines. It is important that you speak with a CPP disability lawyer to make sure that you comply with the deadlines and the rules of each stage of your appeal. The longer you wait to contact our firm, the quicker your chances of success lessen.
Don't quite understand the CPP disability appeal process, but need to begin quickly? If you have been denied CPP disability benefits and are pending a CPP Review Tribunal, we can provide you with tips on how to prepare for the tribunal hearing, and represent you during proceedings. It's important that experienced legal counsel assist you in winning what benefits are rightfully owed. Going alone to these hearings could detriment the outcome.
At Lang Injury Lawyer, you pay no fees until your CPP disability appeal is settled or won. Call us at 416 398 2210 now or contact our firm online for a free consultation with a CPP disability lawyer to determine what steps need completed, how quickly and an honest assessment of your chances of emerging victorious. Our Toronto law office is located in North York and provides services to clients throughout the Greater Toronto Area.