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New Member From Montreal Says Hi

AnonymousUserAAnonymousUser Posts: 49,671
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:19 AM in New Member Introductions
Hello From Montreal!

I am actually writing this for my brother in law, who currently just had surgery for his spinal stenosis, and cannot use his hands yet, but is walking, and has regained use of his arms.
We are battling the insurance companies here in Montreal and do not know where to start.

They have denied his claim, and my sense is this is just the start, not the end, of the process.

Has anyone in this community any advise, experience, insight etc, how we might go about fighting this? He has worked as a laborer for 20 years, and lifts heavy objects over his head, paints ceilings, etc, and we believe this stenosis was brought on by his work. Now he is disabled, cannot work, and no income is coming in.

Thank you community for being here, and welcoming us, thank you!


  • :) hi and welcome to the forum! we are here to offer you support and answer what questions we can. you should pat yourself on the back for being the extra pair of hands for your brother-in-law. i am sure if he could he would. you don't know what the support of family members means to us spineys! i am afraid i cannot help you. there is an Insurance forum here you might check out. perhaps it has some insights for you. good luck and please continue to be that pair of hands for your brother-in-law. i am sure he cannot do without you! Jenny :)
  • Welcome to spine-health......
  • As Jenny said, the Insurance forum has some info,and it's a great place to post questions. Make it clear that you're from Canada (hi from a fellow Canadian!), and hopefully you'll get some answers that apply to your brother-in-law.

    You're a good person for taking this on for him....it takes a LOT of energy to deal with the red tape!

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