Assistance Options for Personal Injury

Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)

Canada: 1-800-387-5540
Ontario: 1-800-387-0750
Toronto: 416-344-1000

    • If you were injured at work or during the course of your employment.
    • Claims must be made within 6 months of the injury.
    • In work-related accidents involving an automobile, you may have the right to elect to receive accident benefits and pursue a tort claim, rather than accept WSIB benefits.

 

Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB)

Toll-free: 1-800-372-7463
Toronto: 416-326-2900

    • If you were a victim of crime.
    • A claim should be filed with the Board within 2 years from the date of the incident.

 

Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC)

Toll-free: 1-800-387-9080
Toronto: 416-326-9511

    • If you have been discriminated against or inappropriately terminated from your employment.

 

Canada Pension Plan (CPP)

Toll-free: 1-800-277-9914

    • If you have questions regarding retirement pension, disability benefits, death benefit, children’s benefits, and survivor’s pension.

 

Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA)
Toll-free: 1-800-263-5404

    • OBIA will be able to put you in touch with appropriate, local brain injury associations located across Canada and the United States.
    • These are not-for-profit organizations that can help you and your family deal with the effects of brain injury.
    • They can provide resources for programs and services available in your community.

 

Spinal Cord Injury Ontario (SCIO)

Toll-free: 1-877-422-1112
Toronto: 416-422-5644

  • A not-for-profit organization to assist people with spinal cord injuries.

 

 

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At the age of 43, Danny McCoy was rendered a paraplegic after he was involved in an unfortunate car accident. Prior to the accident, he was an avid sailor. After the accident, Danny became one of the top ranked competitive sailors in the world.

- Craig Brown
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